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Outdoors, arts amendment backers declare victory

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How Wadena County voted

NO 3,892

YES 2,995

Supporters of a proposal to raise taxes to fund outdoors and arts programs celebrated victory early Wednesday morning.


With most votes counted, 55.7 percent of Minnesota's voters had supported a constitutional amendment to raise the state sales tax 0.375 percent to fund outdoors and arts programs.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.