Both county sales tax issues fail
(Local News ~ 11/08/11)
By Lindsay Reed On Tuesday, Barry Countians voted against a pair of sales taxes designed to support county law enforcement and emergency services. Less than 21 percent of the county's registered voters visited area polls on Nov. 8. The 3/16th of a cent law enforcement sales tax, which was placed on the special election ballot by the Barry County Commission, received a total of 1,983 "yes" votes and 2,201 "no" votes, which means 52.61 percent of voters opposed the tax...
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