Prop. 29 Backers Hold Out Hope As Gap Narrows

Updated tallies show the cigarette tax increase losing by about 53,000 votes, down from 63,000 on election night. More than a dozen congressional and Assembly contests remain undecided as well.Proponents of the tobacco tax initiative on Tuesday's state ballot, Proposition 29, refused to concede defeat Thursday as election officials continued to count ballots and the gap narrowed.

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