Another 1,200 early vote on Jonesboro sales tax matter on day two

JONESBORO, Ark. – There appears to be a deep local interest in the special election to decide if Jonesboro gets a one percent tax raise hike for public safety and quality of life.

Numbers released Wednesday – day two of early voting – were almost as good as day one. 1,222 early voted on Wednesday in Craighead County, compared to 1,235 on Tuesday. In other words, about a one-percent drop.

Jonesboro Special Sales Tax Election Vote Totals

Jonesboro – 1,219; Lake City – 3; Total – 1,222

Total Jonesboro – 2,448; Total Lake City – 9; Overall Total – 2,457

Polls will be open from 8am-5pm at the Jonesboro Election Annex and Lake City Courthouse.

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