County Votes No New Taxes

Taxpayers in Escambia County, FL voted nearly 2 to 1 to not increase the local sales tax by 1/2 percent. That makes twice in 3 years that voters rejected raising taxes. Maybe now the politicos will learn to live within their means? You know, like you and I have to?

From the supervisor of elections website as of 23:00, the table below shows those precincts that voted for the referendum. It represents 16 out of 113 precincts. The layout is Pct. nbr, Name of Pct., Yes vote, No vote.

Health Care Surtax Referendum

14

Escambia County Health Dept

210

137

 

22

Century City Hall

54

50

 

25

Azalea Trace

191

190

 

29

Mt Olive Missionary Baptist Church

93

69

 

31

Christ Church, Pensacola

136

110

 

34

Montclair Elementary School

85

55

 

39

Sacred Heart School

126

108

 

41

Bayview Park Recreation Center

148

103

 

47

West Pensacola Volunteer Fire Department

69

53

 

48

New Hope Missionary Baptist Church

66

23

 

60

Zion Hope Primitive Baptist Church

99

46

 

63

Wedgewood Middle School

78

47

 

82

Richards Memorial United Methodist Church

55

45

 

84

Marie Ella Davis Community Center

47

27

 

90

St John Divine Baptist Church

101

23

 

98

Macedonia Baptist Church

322

213

 

 

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