November 8, 2013 1:19 PM

Latest election results confirm Measure X’s defeat

Measure X -- Modesto’s 1 cent sale tax for public safety, roads, parks and other government services -- has gone down to defeat at the polls.The Stanislaus County election office released updated numbers today from Tuesday’s election showing 48.7 percent of Modesto’s electorate voted for the tax and 51.3 percent voted against it. The tax needed a simple majority to pass.

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