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Voters rejected the special referendum.
The final results show 44.6 % voted ‘yes’ while 55.4% voted ‘no,’ according to the Lee County Supervisor of Elections.
The special referendum centered around Fire Control and Rescue District, which wants to charge property owners in the area $165 per parcel. The district said it would stabilize its revenue and better share the costs.
Voting ended at 7 p.m.