special elections http://wkms.org en Graves County School Board to Vote on Special Election http://wkms.org/post/graves-county-school-board-vote-special-election <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Graves County Board of Education will have a special meeting at noon Wednesday, to vote on whether or not to proceed with a special election involving a proposed 18 percent property tax increase.</span></p><p>The tax increase would raise Graves County&rsquo;s property tax from 37.5 cents to 44.4 cents in an effort to bolster county schools. The special election is a result of a petition circulated by county residents who don&rsquo;t want the tax increase.</p><p> Mon, 07 Oct 2013 21:14:38 +0000 John Null 35525 at http://wkms.org Graves County School Board to Vote on Special Election Kentucky Special Election Procedures May Change Soon http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-special-election-procedures-may-change-soon <p><font size="2">Changes to Kentucky&#39;s special elections procedures could be imminent.<br /><br /> Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is supporting a bill to reduce the number of polling places for uncontested special elections for legislative seats.<br /><br /> Grimes says the change will save money for her office, county clerks and taxpayers.<br /> Tue, 07 Feb 2012 16:11:03 +0000 Kenny Colston (KPR) 16824 at http://wkms.org