Benton County Millage Increases: Election Results

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BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — A special election was held on Tuesday (May 9) for three different millage increases.

If passed, the increases would go toward expansion projects at Rogers, Bentonville and Pea Ridge School Districts.

Voters are looking at a 3.5 mill increase for Rogers, a 1.9 mill increase for Bentonville and a 5.1 mill increase for Pea Ridge.

For each $100,000 of assessed property value, homeowners in Bentonville would pay $38 more per year, about $70 for those in Rogers and $102 for Pea Ridge.

The county clerk’s office said it had approximately 2,483 early voters for all three millage increases. There were 8,317 ballots cast in the election. There are a total of 112,230 registered voters in Benton County.

Election results:

Bentonville Millage Increase Voting Results:

  • For: 2,847 votes
  • Against: 1,518 votes

Rogers Millage Increase Voting Results:

  • For: 1,728 votes
  • Against: 1,242 votes

Pea Ridge Millage Increase Voting Results:

  • For: 421 votes
  • Against: 494 votes