LAWRENCE COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - Poll results in Lawrence County show the vote for the half-cent sales tax increase passed.
According to the county clerk's office, the 1/8 cent tax was approved with 834 voting For and 611 Against.
The 3/8 cent tax passed with 844 For and 597 Against.
The sales tax increase will pay for a new county jail.
The vote was made after the county was told the current jail has to be renovated, expanded or rebuilt.
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