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9-1-1 Tax Levy Fails in Licking County

The first ever attempt to fund a 9-1-1 Center in Licking County was a failure. There was only a 16 percent voter turnout but the voters spoke. Below are other voting results in Licking County:

Newark Ward 7 Council DEM
Total
Number of Precincts 3
Precincts Reporting 3 100.0%
Times Counted 168/4006 4.2%
Total Votes 166
Jim Amore 67 40.36%
Sean Fennell 99 59.64%

Heath Ward Council HNP
Total
Number of Precincts 2
Precincts Reporting 2 100.0%
Times Counted 41/2389 1.7%
Total Votes 26
George Carter 5 19.23%
James G. Roberts 21 80.77%

Licking Co. 9-1-1 1M Add
Total
Number of Precincts 96
Precincts Reporting 96 100.0%
Times Counted 18924/117852 16.1%
Total Votes 18731
FOR THE TAX LEVY 8450 45.11%
AGAINST THE TAX LEVY 10281 54.89%

The five-year, 1 mill levy would have provided about $3.9 million annually for the 911 Center.

Licking Park Dist 0.25M Renew
Total
Number of Precincts 96
Precincts Reporting 96 100.0%
Times Counted 18924/117852 16.1%
Total Votes 18758
FOR THE TAX LEVY 11169 59.54%
AGAINST THE TAX LEVY 7589 40.46%

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