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Three ballot proposals to be decided Tuesday

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Voters will decide a pair of proposed constitutional amendments referred by the Legislature and a citizens' initiative to legalize marijuana for medical use in Tuesday's general election.

One constitutional proposal, Issue 1 on the ballot, would increase the state sales tax from 6 percent to 6.5 percent for 10 years to finance a $1.8 billion bond issue to build a statewide system of four-lane highways.

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