Among the contested choices White County voters had for 2020, folks were choosing between Ken Usery and Ray Mitchell for County Board, District 3. White County voters are also weighing in on a public safety tax. The White County Board put up the question on the ballot back in 2018 for a half percent and the vote didn’t go their way, but it was close. This year, voters will have the choice to add a full 1% tax to sales in the county and those monies would be utilized across an array of public safety agencies. Also on ballots in White County, voters were asked, as a question only with no real bearing dependent on the outcome, if they’d like to separate from Cook County, Illinois and form a new state.
In Crossville, voters have been asked about alcohol sales, specifically should the sale at retail of beer and alcoholic liquor with less or more than 4% of alcohol by weight, except in the original package, be prohibited within the municipal boundaries of the Village.
Updates are coming as precincts begin reporting here. Stay tuned for Original Company reporting coming your way soon.