October 30, 2013
Jackson County voters will be asked to vote on one question during the Nov. 5 special election.
Polls will be open from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Below is the sample ballot:
QUESTION No. 1
Shall the County of Jackson impose a sales tax at the rate of one-half of one percent for a period of 20 years solely for the purpose of promoting economic development by establishing a medical research and development institute in collaboration with and governed by an independent board composed of Children’s Mercy Hospital, Saint Luke’s Hospital, the University of Missouri-Kansas City, the Kansas City Area Life Sciences Institute and Jackson County, that would create healthcare related jobs in the