ADA — Pontotoc County residents approved an 11/16 sales tax increase Tuesday, that is designed to finance construction of a new county jail and renovation od Pontotoc County’s courthouse.

According to the Pontotoc County Election Board officials, 2,386 (58.45 percent) voted for the sales tax increase, while 1,696 (41.55) voted against it. Only 4,083 (18.39 percent) of the 22,208 registered voters turned out to their ballots on the issue.

The following is a voter breakdown precinct by precinct provided by the PCEB.

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