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Saugatuck- Douglas Consolidation Defeated

Posted at 5:49 PM, Nov 05, 2013
and last updated 2013-11-05 22:34:23-05

DOUGLAS, Mich. — Voters in Allegan County have voted against the consolidation of Saugatuck and Douglas.

The numbers were released at around 9 p.m. on Tuesday night.

The Douglas Village Clerk says about 50 percent of eligible voters have cast a vote in Tuesday’s election.

Jean Neve described the turnout as “huge.”

PRELIMINARY TOTALS:

SAUGATUCK:                      AGAINST   265                                   FOR     192                      TOTAL 457

DOUGLAS:                          AGAINST    385                                FOR         226                     TOTAL 611