Jones, Monroe Counties Voting on SPLOSTs | Schools
Early voting is under way in both Jones and Monroe counties, where people will decide whether to continue SPLOSTs for education.
The separate votes in the two counties conclude Tuesday, March 19 and early voting ends Friday, March 15.
Both counties already have a one percent sales tax in place for education, and they expire this year.
According to the ballot question, Monroe County wants to raise up to $32 million over the next five years for various education purposes.
Jones County's sales tax would raise up to $16 million.
For information on polling places and times, contact your local board of elections.