Panel Prefers Paper

Commission Reviews Election, Equipment

Posted: December 5, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Benton County’s Election Commission aims to reduce reliance on electronic voting machines and transition back to using paper ballots.

At A Glance

Sales Tax Revenue

Benton County’s sales tax collection for September was 10 percent more for the same month in 2011, Comptroller Sarah Daniels said. Daniels told the Finance Committee the county’s sales tax revenue for the year is up by more than 7 percent over the same period last year. Daniels said the county is $419,354 ahead of its 2011 collection and is on track to reach the projected 2012 revenue of $6.6 million.

Source: Staff Report

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