For the second time in a year, Campbell County residents voted down the local option sales tax referendum. With 7,398 people voting against the referendum and 3,586 voting for it, it was defeated by a 2-1 margin. This was the second time in a row it was soundly defeated.
“The people spoke,” county commissioner Beverly Hall said.
Hall voted to put the referendum on the ballot in order for the people to decide, she said.
“They have,” she said.
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