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Roads to Prosperity Amendment has 71 percent approval with nearly half precincts reporting


CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Newspaper, radio and television media representatives fill the West Virginia Secretary of State’s office Saturday night, Oct. 7, to monitor results of the special election on the Roads to Prosperity Amendment. During a conference call at 9 p.m., Secretary of State Mac Warner speaks with media including Andrea Lannom of The Register-Herald of Beckley, Rusty Marks of The State Journal, Mark Curtis of WOWK 13, Brad McElhinny of WV Metro News and many other media reporters who were monitored the election returns from the Capitol. At 9:20 p.m., with  42 percent of the precincts reporting, the voter totals were 56,658 votes, or 71.58 percent, for the amendment and 22,512 votes, or 28.44 percent, against the amendment. Steven Allen Adams, assistant Communication Director for the Secretary of State, and Chuck Flannery, Deputy Secretary and Chief of State for the Secretary of State, worked with the media at the Capitol office.

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