FINAL VOTE TALLY FOR SPACEPORT ELECTION RELEASED

FINAL VOTE TALLY FOR SPACEPORT ELECTION RELEASED

The Doña Ana County Bureau of Elections has completed its canvass of the April 3 Spaceport Tax Election.

The final unofficial results are as follows: Yes = 9,020 votes; No = 8,750 votes.

The Doña Ana County Board of Commissioners will meet Tuesday, April 10, to certify the results and send the documentation to Santa Fe.

As approved by the voters, the new ¼ of 1 percent tax to support infrastructure development at Spaceport America north of Las Cruces will go into effect on Jan. 1, 2008.

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Reporters seeking more information or interviews may call county Public Information Director Jess Williams at (505) 525-5801.