special elections

Education
4:14 pm
Mon October 7, 2013

Graves County School Board to Vote on Special Election

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.

The tax increase would raise Graves County’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’t want the tax increase.

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Regional Headlines
10:11 am
Tue February 7, 2012

Kentucky Special Election Procedures May Change Soon

Changes to Kentucky's special elections procedures could be imminent.

Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is supporting a bill to reduce the number of polling places for uncontested special elections for legislative seats.

Grimes says the change will save money for her office, county clerks and taxpayers.

"This means that if an uncontested special election is to occur that the voting doesn't have to occur at the numerous precincts through the county but rather at one location or locations designated by the county Board of Elections," Grimes said.

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