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Hunt County Voters Approve All Ballot Measures

Nov 4, 2020

In Hunt County, voters in this year’s general election approved all local ballot measures. There were three such items on Greenville and one each on Caddo Mills, Campbell and southern Hunt County.

In Greenville, a proposed city property tax freeze for senior citizens passed overwhelmingly. Local voters also approved the sale of liquor in the city limits and a road construction bond for Roy Warren Parkway.

Elsewhere around the county, Campbell voters passed a measure legalizing beer and wine sales, Caddo Mills voters OKed a new high school, and voters in the community of Poetry chose to incorporate as a city.

County officials released these numbers:

Greenville Proposition 1, the Senior City Property Tax Freeze – For 6,660 (84.93 percent)  Against 1,182 (15.07 percent)

Greenville Proposition 2, the Legalization of Local Retail Liquor Sales – For 5,626 (67.69) percent  Against 1,182 (15.07 percent)

Greenville Proposition 3, a $4.5 Million Bond for Extension and Reconstruction of Roy Warren Parkway – For 4,696 (58.39 percent) Against 3,346 (41.61 percent)

Caddo Mills, $90 Million Bond to Build a New High School – For 1,952  (52.5 percent) Against  1,766 (47.5 percent)

Campbell, Legalization of Local Retail Beer and Wine Sales – For 157 (56.27 percent) Against  122 (43.73 percent)

Southern Hunt County, to Officially Make Poetry a City – For 422 (73.01 percent) Against 156 (26.99 percent)