After months of debate and nearly five years of discussion, voters on Tuesday night decisively rejected a ballot measure that would have repealed Gearhart’s vacation rental rules.
The measure was failing 77 percent to 23 percent with most votes counted.
“I am just ecstatic,” Jeanne Mark, an opponent of the measure, said. “This definitely tells me where the town is and what they want. We made it happen.”
Mark, along with more than 100 other residents who campaigned against the repeal, filled a room at McMenamins Gearhart Hotel and shared their moment of victory.
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