June 7, 2011
Even though signs clearly marked the polling place, the polling judges reported low turnout for Tuesday’s vote on the half-cent sales tax. Lillian Hill (left) and Nelda Aegerter-Herman wait for voters to come to the polling station at City Hall.
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Despite an extremely low voter turnout, those who did come out to vote in Tuesday’s special election in Cole County overwhelmingly approved a five-year extension of the county’s half-cent sales tax for capital improvements.
Voters have approved a measure to renew Cole County's half-cent capital improvement sales tax.