Missourians are voting for president, choosing several statewide and district-level office holders and deciding numerous local and area races and issues today. Seventy-two percent voter turnout has been predicted statewide amongst Missouri's voting public.
Voters in Princeton and Mercer have additional issues to decide in today’s election. Two questions involving taxes are asked to city of Princeton voters.One is whether to establish a city sales tax of one half of one percent for
transportation purposes. The other question asks whether Princeton should enact a use tax on consumer purchases from out of state vendors.
Voters in the town of Mercer are deciding on 350 thousand dollars worth of general obligation bonds for street improvements.
As we mentioned on earlier newscasts, other ballot issues in our listening area include a proposed use tax in Sullivan County; revenue bonds for proposed improvements to the water and city system at Unionville; an increase in the tax levy for a proposed addition to the middle school at South Harrison of Bethany; and a proposal in the Polo school district to issue general obligation bonds to pay off lease purchase obligations involving equipment and fixtures.
Polls all across the state are open until 7 o’clock tonight.
We will have extensive election coverage tonight on KTTN FM 92.3. Persons also can listen via our website (www.kttn.com) for AUDIO web-streaming tonight. John Anthony will host the "Election Results" show.