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Topic: SeaTac Proposition 1

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November 18, 2013 at 5:11 PM

SeaTac minimum-wage measure holds 46-vote lead

A ballot measure to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour for hospitality and transportation workers in SeaTac held a 46-vote lead in updated results this afternoon. SeaTac Proposition 1 held the same lead in previous results┬áreleased Saturday by King County Elections. The measure now is ahead 50.39 percent to 49.61 percent. An additional 118 votes were…

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November 15, 2013 at 4:44 PM

SeaTac Prop 1′s lead tightens to 49 votes

A voter initiative to establish a $15-an-hour minimum wage for airport-related workers in SeaTac still leads after eight days of vote counting, but the election remains too close to call. SeaTac Proposition 1 led Friday by 49 votes, down from a 53-vote lead Thursday. Only 88 additional ballots were counted Friday. Proposition 1 leads with a total of…

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