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Judge kills Jacksonville Beach lifeguard referendum

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The Jacksonville Beach lifeguard station.

Jacksonville Beach voters won’t get to decide on the future of the Volunteer Life Saving Corps after a judge deemed a ballot statement for the November referendum was “deceptive and misleading.”

The VLSC had collected petition signatures for a ballot referendum related to who can access the lifeguard station at Jacksonville Beach.

But according to court documents, a judge found there was a discrepancy between the ballot summary and the ballot title that would have been placed before voters.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner News4Jax.