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August 7, 2014 at 6:01 PM

Seattle Park District continues trend toward victory

A proposal to create a Seattle Park District to fund city parks and community centers continued to widen its lead in Thursday’s vote count. The measure was leading 53 percent to 47 percent Thursday, with about 132,000 ballots counted. Opponents would need about 70 percent of the remaining votes to defeat the measure. “I want to thank Seattle voters…

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August 6, 2014 at 4:42 PM

Seattle Park District widens lead in Wednesday vote count

A proposal to create a Seattle Park District to fund city parks and community centers widened its lead in Wednesday’s vote count. The measure was leading 53 percent to 47 percent Wednesday, with nearly 114,000 ballots counted. About 52 percent of voters supported the proposal in Tuesday’s count of the first 100,000 ballots. Opponents would need…

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