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Special Election on Prop. 101 results

Polls closed at 7 p.m. today and here are the unofficial results on the special election of a “proposed amendment to the Tucson City Charter referred by Mayor & Council, authorizing a temporary half cent (0.5%) sales tax to fund street & public safety improvements”.

Yes  41,260

No  25,413

Voter turnout was 26.21%.

254,539 ballots were mailed by City of Tucson, and as of 5/16/17 – these many were returned: 66,748 by mail (about 26%). This election was conducted primarily by mail-in ballots, with only 7 polling locations to drop off your ballot, or receive a provisional ballot in case something happened to your ballot.

City of Tucson Elections: Unofficial results by six wards here: https://www.tucsonaz.gov/files/clerks/May_16_Unofficial_Results.pdf