continued Voters in Essex County also showed approval for Proposition 1, the authorization of casino gambling, 4,475-3,258. Proposition 2, giving additional Civil Service Credit for veterans with disabilities certified post-appointment, also received the approval of county voters, 6,240-1,172. Proposition 3, exclusion of indebtedness contracted for sewage facilities, received a 4,719-2,224 favorable vote from the county. Proposition Four settling a disputed title within the Forest Preserve was favored 5,498-1,754; as was Proposition 5, allowing for a land swap between the state and NYCO Minerals in Lewis, 5,950-1,715.
Proposition 6, which would have increased the age limit for certain state justices, was not favored by county voters, who polled 4,254-3,040 against.