Capital Improvement Election Result Facts:
> The Capital Improvement Program's 1/4-cent sales tax was last approved by voters in February 2007.
> Total voter turn out for that election was 6.56 percent.
> Of the 104,041 registered voters in Greene County, at that time, the total number of registered voters who cast a ballot that day was 6,826.
> The County identified the CIP tax initiative on the ballot as, "CITY OF SPRINGFIELD QUESTION 1."
> The 3,941 registered voters who voted "yes" to the 1/4-cent CIP sales tax in the last election represented 72.55 percent of the 6.52 percent of registered voters who turned out that day.
> The 1,087 registered voters who voted "no" to the 1/4-cent CIP sales tax in the last election represented 27.45 percent of the 6.52 percent of registered voters who turned out for that election.
> Of the 6,826 registered voters who cast a ballot that February day in 2007, 5,028 cast a vote either for or against the CIP 1/4-cent sales tax, deciding the issue for the rest of the taxpayers in the City of Springfield.
> By a margin of 2,854 votes, the 1/4-cent Capital Improvement Program sales tax was passed.