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Analysis: With the Fate of Measure G Undecided, What's Next?

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Joe Moore
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Valley Public Radio
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Right now at a warehouse in Southeast Fresno, county elections workers are busy verifying signatures on the last handful of provisional ballots that will decide the fate of Measure G, the controversial residential trash outsourcing initiative. As of the most recent vote count released last Friday, the measure is currently failing by just 193 votes, with around 2700 ballots left to count.

It’s a scene that recalls the 2000 Presidential election in Florida, complete with observers from both sides and threats of legal action over process and procedure. Fresno State Political Science Professor Jeff Cummins joined us to help us make sense of this situation.

Joe Moore is the President and General Manager of Valley Public Radio. During his tenure, he's helped lead the station through major programming changes and the COVID-19 pandemic, while maintaining the station's financial health. From 2010-2018 he served as the station's Director of Program Content. In that role, he also served as the host of Valley Edition, and helped launch and grow the station's award-winning local news department. He is a Fresno native and a graduate of California State University, Fresno.
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