Cherokee County voters have voted to continue the One Cent Sales Tax for Education – a total of 1,582 citizens voted in favor of the tax while 1,244 voted No.
The issue has been a source of often heated debate over the past several months especially. Superintendent Mitchell Guice had proposed that the tax be instituted in perpetuity however the renewal will be for a period of two years.
Following the Election Results Superintendent Guice had these comments –
Jennings offered his comments following the results –
His opponent Rhett Walker had this to say –
Brian Jennings will now face Lanny Starr in the November election.