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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Confirmed Cases: 4335

Reported Deaths: 157
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Marion98126
Washington74718
Clackamas31711
Deschutes1270
Umatilla1213
Linn1189
Polk10012
Lane773
Yamhill707
Jackson670
Benton565
Clatsop450
Jefferson440
Klamath440
Malheur320
Coos310
Douglas270
Wasco261
Josephine241
Hood River220
Lincoln170
Columbia160
Morrow120
Curry70
Union60
Tillamook60
Crook60
Wallowa20
Lake20
Sherman10
Harney10
Grant10
Baker10
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Reported Deaths: 4305
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Alameda351597
Santa Clara2819143
San Francisco258743
Kern237639
San Mateo218884
Tulare200489
Fresno188236
Imperial179829
Santa Barbara166912
Contra Costa150637
Sacramento143958
Ventura116434
Kings11375
San Joaquin98235
Stanislaus75029
Monterey57110
Sonoma5664
Solano54622
Marin50115
Merced3017
San Luis Obispo2781
Placer2289
Santa Cruz2172
Yolo21324
Madera1143
Napa1133
Humboldt1023
El Dorado960
San Benito882
Butte511
Sutter462
Del Norte460
Nevada421
Shasta394
Mono371
Mendocino300
Yuba301
Lake260
Inyo201
Glenn170
Mariposa161
Calaveras150
Amador100
Siskiyou80
Colusa70
Lassen50
Tehama51
Plumas40
Tuolumne40
Alpine20
Sierra10
Trinity10
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