Preliminary Results Show Oregonians Vote Yes on Measure 101

UPDATE: Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson announced preliminary results on his Facebook live that 19.8% of registered voters have ballots counted as of 8PM.

Posted: Jan 23, 2018 8:14 PM
Updated: Jan 23, 2018 11:11 PM

10:30PM UPDATE: 
In Jackson County, 58 percent of voters said yes, while 41 percent voted no.
In Josephine County, 48 percent of voters said yes, with 52 percent saying no.
In Curry County, 54 percent voted yes, with 46 percent voting no.
In Klamath County, 40 percent of voters said yes with 59 percent voting no.
In Lake County, 35 percent of voters said yes while 65 percent voted no.

8:30PM UPDATE: Yes votes are at 61.43% with 470,173 votes. No votes are at 38.57% with 295,247 votes. 29.23% of ballots received by all elgible voters are counted. 

8PM UPDATE: Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson announced preliminary results on his Facebook live that 19.8% of registered voters have ballots counted as of 8PM. He says Measure 101 passes with 65.9%. No votes reached 34.5%. These are preliminary results. Official results have 20 days to get certified. 

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Oregonians have until 8 p.m. to vote on whether the state will tax hospitals and health insurers to pay rising Medicaid costs.

Oregon is a vote-by-mail state so most ballots have already been turned in.

Stragglers have until Tuesday evening to take ballots to designated drop boxes.

Oregon expanded its Medicaid coverage under the Affordable Care Act but is now hampered by rising health care costs.

The tax would generate between $210 million and $320 million in revenue over the next two years.

Proponents say hundreds of thousands of low-income Oregonians could lose their health care if Measure 101 fails.

Opponents say the taxes are unfair because they exempt unions and large corporations.

If the measure fails, lawmakers must address health care funding in a legislative session next month.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

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Cases: 174501

Reported Deaths: 2460
CountyCasesDeaths
Multnomah34800568
Washington23412229
Marion20116299
Clackamas15311204
Lane11554144
Jackson9904127
Umatilla796883
Deschutes708272
Linn414263
Yamhill408775
Klamath345259
Polk342952
Malheur342758
Josephine305462
Douglas304365
Benton273218
Jefferson206432
Coos196831
Columbia153826
Union141124
Lincoln129820
Wasco128928
Hood River112429
Morrow107915
Clatsop8918
Crook87819
Baker85614
Curry5939
Tillamook5803
Lake4137
Grant4064
Harney3056
Wallowa1575
Sherman570
Gilliam561
Wheeler251
Unassigned00

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Reported Deaths: 60994
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Riverside2972154525
San Bernardino2945774550
San Diego2748113674
Orange2688694891
Santa Clara1169712013
Kern1078251322
Sacramento1010581646
Fresno1005001643
Alameda852561477
Ventura802301000
San Joaquin714311334
Contra Costa66927782
Stanislaus603831028
Tulare49383830
Monterey43267357
San Mateo41107560
San Francisco35993517
Santa Barbara33863446
Solano31875239
Merced31196452
Sonoma29679311
Imperial27962719
Kings22766245
Placer21751283
San Luis Obispo20917256
Madera16250239
Santa Cruz15554204
Marin13860226
Yolo13559199
Shasta11677217
Butte11549196
El Dorado9719109
Napa965479
Sutter9268109
Yuba609844
San Benito598263
Lassen566924
Tehama543056
Nevada444775
Tuolumne406664
Mendocino398747
Amador362151
Humboldt358737
Lake340643
Glenn235525
Colusa219816
Calaveras205551
Siskiyou194021
Inyo141738
Del Norte12747
Mono12734
Plumas6906
Modoc4884
Mariposa4247
Trinity3985
Sierra1100
Alpine880
Unassigned330
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