No changes in election results after absentee ballots counted

A final count of absentee ballots on May 23 for Cordova’s special election of May 15, brings the total ballots cast to 663, and does not alter results from the preliminary count a week earlier.

Both tax propositions, lower the sales tax cap from $7,500 to $3,000 and repeal of the motor fuel excise tax, passed.

Proposition one passed by 180 votes, 416-236 while proposition two passed, 376-273, a margin of 103 votes.

Proposition three, to prohibit the establishment or marijuana operations, failed 412-247, a margin of 165 votes.

A special city council meeting was scheduled for 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 24 in the Cordova Center Community Rooms A & B to certify the official election results.