Voters Approve Jacksonville Millage Increase, Arts Center Bonds

Feb 9, 2016

A bond issue to fund improvements to the Arkansas Arts Center is projected to pass overwhelmingly.
Credit www.littlerock.com

Voters in the Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District approved a 7.6 mill property tax increase in a special election Tuesday. Meanwhile, voters in Little Rock overwhelmingly approved a bond issue. 

With all 17 of the district's precincts reporting, unofficial results from the Pulaski Count Election Commission show that 55 percent of the 3,798  voters in the Jacksonville/North Pulaski district approved the measure, while 45 percent voted against it. Slightly more than a fifth of all the district's registered voters turned out for the election. To read more about the millage increase, click here.

In the Little Rock referendum, a hefty majority of voters--84 percent--approved bonds that would fund improvements to McArthur Park and Military Museum, and the Arkansas Arts Center. Sixteen percent of the 7,990 voters disapproved of the measure. Just under 7 percent of Little Rock's registered voters turned out. To read more about the bond issue, click here.

You can find precinct-by-precinct level information on the vote tallies at votepulaski.net