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Island Transit measure passing

Island Transit’s request for a sales tax increase is passing convincingly in early vote returns.

The measure was being approved by voters by a 54 percent “yes” vote. The “no” vote was 45 percent.

In the first vote tally released Tuesday night by Island County elections staff, the measure was passing 12,465 votes to 10,332.

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