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Primary Election Results: Ballot Proposals

Aug 8, 2012

Overall, ballot propositions fared well in yesterday's voting in Washtenaw County.    
    Superior Township voters said 'yes' to three money issues for police and fire services, and for a fund to defend the township's master plan and zoning ordinances.
    Manchester voters approve a millage increase for fir protection services, and York Township voters said 'yes' to a millage renewal for public safety services.
    In Sylvan Township, voters approved by a scant seven vote margin a tax increase to pay off a debt obligation to Washtenaw County.
    The only ballot proposal to fail was in Augusta Township, where voters said 'no' to a tax increase to preserve farmland and open spaces throughout the township.