Upshur County voters defeat emergency services tax
POSTED: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 6:00pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 23, 2012 - 6:14pm
GILMER — A controversial proposal to allow the Upshur County Emergency Services District to raise property taxes was soundly defeated Saturday.
The proposal failed by a margin of 70 percent to 30 percent.
A total of 1,023 votes were cast, with 718 against and 305 for.
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