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