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County EMS levy passes, certified

Skagit County voters have renewed the county’s Emergency Medical Services levy, passing it with 70.8% of the vote, 20,027 yes to 8,240 no votes. The final 163 ballots were counted by Skagit County elections office staff and the vote certified May 3.

The renewal, good through 2030, funds 24/7 EMS response at a rate of $0.47 per $1,000 of assessed property value.

Turnout was 33.1%, with a total of 28,267 votes counted from the 85,647 registered voters.

Source: Skagit County ­government...


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