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This Friday, Nov. 1, is the last day of advance voting and as of Tuesday the number of ballots cast early in the countywide Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum had grown to 1,000, which is up from 668 a week ago.
Advance voting for the Nov. 5 countywide Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax referendum and the City of Cairo municipal general election ended at 4:30 Friday afternoon. According to Grady County Chief Registrar Malinda Butler, a grand total of 1,333 voters cast early votes in the SPLOST referendum. In the Cairo municipal general election, a grand total of 855 cast early votes.
Countywide, voters are being asked to approve or reject a request by the Grady County Commission and the city councils of Cairo and Whigham to approve a one percent sales tax for a period of six years beginning April 1, 2020 when the existing one percent sales tax expires and terminating on March 31, 2026.