Weare votes down 1 mill increase for fire protection.

March 11, 2020

Weare votes down 1 mill increase for fire protection.

Hart voters OK street millage renewal.

HART — Voters in Weare Township voted down a 1 mill increase for fire protection by a slim margin of 141-126 in Tuesday’s primary election, March 10.

City of Hart voters overwhelmingly approved a street repair millage renewal request with 250 voting “yes” and 71 voting “no.”

In the democratic presidential primary, Joe Biden gained 1,549 votes in Oceana County with a nearly 57 percent margin. Bernie Sanders totaled 855 votes at just over 31 percent.

In the republican primary, President Donald Trump totaled 2,099 votes at nearly 95 percent.

Voter turnout was low with approximately 24 percent of registered voters casting ballots in Oceana County, said Oceana County Clerk Amy Anderson.

Results are unofficial until the Oceana County Board of Canvassers meets Wednesday afternoon to review the results.

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