Savannah-Chatham County passed both a countywide SPLOST and an ELOST for education in a Sept. 19 special election. The vote adds two cents to the local sales tax.
Other counties that backed 1-cent SPLOSTs this month include Gordon, Walker, Whitfield, Murray, Jackson, Lowndes and Walton.
Floyd County is one of only three localities to reject a SPLOST proposal between June 21, 2005, and July 18, 2006. The office of the secretary of state provided the following information on the 99 local sales tax elections during that period: