A Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District ballot question, whether to levy an additional property tax of $.09 per $100 assessed valuation to support fire district operations, was defeated in a special election Tuesday, Aug. 8 in Camden and Morgan counties. A Sunrise Beach Fire Protection District ballot question, whether to levy an additional property tax of $.09 per $100 assessed valuation to support fire district operations, was defeated in a special election Tuesday, Aug. 8 in Camden and Morgan counties. Vote totals in both counties were 200 votes (44.6 percent) for the proposition and  248 votes (55.4 percent) against. In Morgan County, where eligible voters in the Laurie precinct were mailed a ballot to be returned by mail, the county clerk’s office’s unofficial vote counts were 25 (32 percent) for the proposition and 53 (67.9 percent) against. There were 78 total ballots cast in Morgan County, out of 183 eligible registered voters, a turnout of approximately 42.6 percent.  The Camden County Clerk’s office’s unofficial vote counts were 175 votes (47.3 percent) for the proposition and 195 votes (52.7 percent) against. There were 370 total ballots cast in Camden County, out of 3,577 registered voters in the four eligible voting precincts, a turnout of approximately 10.34 percent. Overall voter turnout throughout the fire district was approximately 11.9 percent.