Franchise Fee Referendum Day in Burlington
It’s franchise fee referendum day in Burlington and the polls will be open until 8pm tonight.
The polling place for precincts 1 through 3 is Oak Street Baptist Church, where 160 voters had cast their ballots as of 11:45 this morning. For precincts 4, 5, & 9, it’s Messiah Lutheran, where 230 people had voted by 11:45. Voters in precincts 6 though 8 should go to Bethany Lutheran Church, where 219 city residents had made their choice by noon.
Des Moines County Election Coordinator, Terri Johnson, says close to 400 voters cast absentee ballots.
We’ll have the results for you tonight as soon as they’re available.