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For Newport Port Commissioner Position 1, Incumbent Walter Chuck walked a way with it over challenger Dennis Bishop 1,727 to 1,077.
For Newport Port Commissioner Position 4, Oly Olson won by just under a hundred votes beating Ken Brown. The tally was Olson 1,232, Ken Brown 1,138, and Steve Beck 558.
Banning plastic bags was defeated by 1,481 voting NO, 1,109 voting YES. The ban fails.
And the tax override for the Children’s Trust of Lincoln County also went down to defeat 5,856 to 4,392.
SURPRISINGLY, BOTH THE PLASTIC BAG BAN AND THE CHILDREN’S TRUST ISSUE WENT DOWN BY THE SAME MARGINS, 57% TO 43%.
Yachats Rural Fire Protection District, Elect 3. Betty Johnston and Ed Hallahan make it (only two candidates) one may be appointed later to the Board.
Same for Carmel Beach Water District, Elect 3 so both Robin White and Julie Gamache made it (only two candidates) one may be appointed later to the Board.
Devils Lake Water Improvement District Position 4, Brian Green beat Mark Ronald Christie 982 to 420. For DLWID Position 5, David Skirvin holds a narrow lead over Jack Strayer 676 to 656. 1% of the vote is still not counted.
Surfland Special Road District, Position 2, Ray Kimbell beat Elizabeth Golden 39 to 25. For Position 3, Louis Ross bested Barry Compton 50 to 14.
All other names on the ballot won the seats they ran for.
That is the 99% final report from the Lincoln County Clerk’s Office. A reported 38.68% turnout. 99% percent of all ballots counted, with 10,568 Lincoln County voters voting.