Friday, January 12, 2024

Oconee County Election Board Approves Call For Special Election In May For Vote On County Homestead Exemption Increases

***Daniell, Saxon, Thompson Announce Candidacy***

The Oconee County Board of Elections and Registration voted on Tuesday to call a special election in conjunction with the May 21 General Primary/Nonpartisan Election to allow voters to decide if they want to increase homestead exemptions in the county.

The Board voted to put 10 items on the ballot, four of which remove the current laws and six of which put new laws in place. All 10 must pass for the changes in the exemptions to take effect.