Early returns show lack of needed support to extend Fargo sales tax
Published 06/12/2012, Forum Communications
A citywide sales tax measure here was teetering on the edge of passage Tuesday night, with the majority of Fargo precincts reporting. The proposed extension of a half-cent infrastructure sales tax needed 60 percent of the citywide vote to pass. With 17 of 20 precincts reporting as of 10:55 p.m., 59.66 percent of Fargo voters approved of city Measure 1, while 40.34 percent voted it down.Word count: 470
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