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Early voting underway in Georgia

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Early voting in Georgia is underway for a single county TSPLOST, or  Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax.

The proposed referendum would increase the sales tax by 1% for a period of 5 years. The TSPLOST would begin on April 1, 2018 and sunset on March 31 of 2023.

TSPLOST would generate about $3 million a year for transportation projects, like paving roads.

• Walker County would get 75% or $2.25 million
• LaFayette would get 11.67% or $350,100
• Rossville would get 6.3% or $189,000
• Chickamauga would get 3.77% or $113,100
• Lookout Mountain would get 2.87% or $86,100
• Fort Oglethorpe would get 0.39% or $11,700

Early Voting Locations for TSPLOST

  • Walker County Board of Registrations & Elections Office (Courthouse Room 100)
  • 103 S Duke Street, LaFayette
  • October 16 - 20 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • October 23 - 27 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • October 30 - November 3 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Georgia Northwestern Technical College (Building 500)

  • 265 Bicentennial Trail, Rock Spring
  • October 30 - November 3 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Chickamauga Civic Center

  • 1817 Lee Clarkson Road, Chlckamauga
  • October 30 - November 3 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Rossville Municipal Civic Center

  • 400 McFarland Avenue, Rossviile
  • October 30 - November 3 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Lookout Mountain City Hall

  • 1214 Lula Lake Road, Lookout Mountain
  • October 30 - November 3 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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