Voters Say No to Proposition for 1 Mil Tax; Kennington and Melerine Win Seats

Voters Say No to Proposition for 1 Mil Tax; Kennington and Melerine Win Seats
Voters Say No to Proposition for 1 Mil Tax; Kennington and Melerine Win Seats

The voters of DeSoto Parish voted down a proposition regarding a levy 1 mill tax on all property subject to taxation in DeSoto Parish, which was to fund animal services, including the animal shelter and mosquito control. The unofficial turnout of Early and Absentee Voting showed 1,065 (43%) saying yes with 1,404 (57%) against. The percentage of ballots cast in this election was 122% with a total of 2,469 voting.

In District 2 of DeSoto Parish, Kyle D Kennington-R won the Police Jury seat over Ronald “Ronnie” Allen with 288 (62%) voting for Kennington with Allen receiving 176 (38%).

 

 

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