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Voters reject proposed law and justice center

Gallatin County voters rejected last week a proposed $59 million bond to replace the current Law and Justice Center.

In unofficial final results from the Gallatin County Elections Office, the bond was defeated by a vote of 14,865 (55.02 percent) to 12,150 (44.98 percent). The vote in Three Forks showed 320 against and 207 for the proposed center.

The new county facility would have been home to the Gallatin County Sheriff's Office, Victim Services, Justice Court, District Court, Youth Court, County Attorney's Office, records and the Clerk of District Court's Office.

Gallatin County Commissio...