Proposition 1, the Pierce Transit funding measure, still trails with 90 percent of the vote now counted
Proposition 1 – the Pierce Transit funding measure – gained 92 votes after Saturday’s ballot tallies, but it’s still failing.
As of the latest counts, the measure is being rejected 50.2 percent to 49.8 percent with 90 percent of the vote counted.
More results are expected to be posted Sunday and Monday at 5 p.m., the Pierce County Auditor’s Office reported on Saturday.
In all, “rejected” votes on the ballot measure are beating “approved” votes by 823.
The 0.4 percent difference does not ensure a recount. Ballot measures are not subject to the automatic recount rules that apply to elected …