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Ballot count tops 10,000:

Pullman hospital levy still short of approval


November 14, 2019

Ballot count for the Nov. 5 election reached 10,001 as of 5:13 p.m. Tuesday night with the auditor's election staff estimating 450 more ballots remain to be counted. The tally amounts to slightly more than 40 percent of the registered voters for the county.

Pullman Hospital District's request for a $29 million bond issue levy remained just below the required 60 percent approval rate, 59.66 percent with 2,507 in favor and 1,695 opposed. The proposal was under 60 percent on election night, but topped the mark on the second count before it dropped under the mark again.

The latest count shows...

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