57 YES, 52 NO.
Well, folks, there you have it.
Gaffney and Ward are the Republicans voting for a tax increase. Ward changed his vote AFTER the board was closed, not sure why. Maybe because he promised the Governor. Maybe he fell on his sword to get several Dem vulnerables to vote YES.
Send a thank you note to Judy, and to Dick Ball email@example.com He was solid red right from the start. Thank Rick Shaffer, Howard Walker, Judy Emmons. They did the right thing.