Voters reject Orange County Hospital District

By George Garza

Despite the fact that Orange County no longer has a trauma center associated with a major hospital to offer emergency health care for its citizens, the voters of Orange County said no to creating a new Orange County Hospital District. And they did so overwhelmingly. More than eighty-three percent of total number of voters casting ballots in last Tuesday’s election, voted against the issue.

Of course, the vote totals will remain unofficial until the numbers can be canvased and formally approved by the Orange County Commissioners’ Court, probably next Tuesday.

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