Voters pass extension of Jefferson City's half-cent capital improvements sales tax
Turnout greater than expected
Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Voters easily passed a renewal of Jefferson City's half-cent capital improvements sales tax.
Tuesday's unofficial final vote was 2145 in favor and 572 against.
That works out to 78% in favor and 21% against.
The voter turnout was 9.6%.
Cole County Clerk Marvin Register said he was pleasantly surprised that his prediction of a 4-5% voter turnout was beat.
Read reaction and additional details in Wednesday's newspaper and e-Edition.