2007-08-30 / News of Record

The vote by the numbers

Jamestowners on Tuesday approved the construction of a new highway garage at Taylor Point by a vote of 934 to 753.

The referendum passed with 55.36 percent voting to approve and 44.64 percent voting to reject.

Election officials said 1,687 of the 4,479 registered voters in Jamestown participated in Tuesday's special election for a 37.66 percent turnout.

In district 1, at the community center, the vote was 203 approve to 364 reject. At the Melrose school, where districts 2 and 3 voted, the count was 714 approve to 363 reject.

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