By Marty Trese, KnoxPages.com Managing Editor
MOUNT VERNON - The polls are open today for the Primary/Special Election until 7:30 pm. In Mount Vernon, Republicans will vote for either Mike Hillier or Matt Starr as their party's candidate for mayor to oppose incumbent Democratic Mayor Dick Mavis in November. The Third Ward City Council race features two Republicans - incumbent Nancy Vail and Debbie McLarnan.
Mount Vernon voters are being asked to approve a renewal of a 4.86 mill tax levy for the benefit of the City School District.
Around the county, Danville voters are being asked to approve an additional 0.5 percent income tax to provide for and maintain police vehicles, communications, and buildings.
Voters in the North Fork Local School District will be asked to approve a 1% tax levy on earned income. The district is located in Licking and Knox Counties.
Berlin township will have a road levy on the ballot. Voters in Morgan Township will vote on ambulance service and fire levies.
Results will be posted on KnoxPages.com this evening as they are released from the Knox County Board of Elections.
For more information visit the Knox County Board of Elections at 117 East High Street, Suite 210, Mount Vernon or call 740-393-6716.