All five tax renewals pass

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Less than five percent of voters in Webster Parish turned out to vote Saturday, passing all five tax renewals up for consideration.

Two parish-wide school tax renewals passed with 73 percent and 74 percent of the vote respectively.

A school tax renewal in the Lakeside/Central school district passed with 133 votes, or 66 percent.

In the north end of the parish, there were two fire district tax renewals on the ballot.

A renewal for Cullen Fire Protection District 6 passed with 40 yes votes, or 63 percent.

In Cotton Valley, 65 voters passed Fire Protection District 8 renewal, or 87 percent of the vote.

Cotton Valley also had the highest percent of voter turnout in the parish at 8.9 percent.

Cullen’s voter turnout was 5.8 percent, while the Lakeside/Central district had a 6.2 percent turnout.

All results are unofficial until their are verified by the Webster Parish Clerk of Court later this week.


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