Vote Fails to Create Revenue Commissioner in Madison County

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MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) - The special election vote to combine the positions of tax collector and tax assessor has failed.

The provisional ballots have yet to be counted, but with 98.95% of precincts counted, 6,352 people voted NO (61.91%) and 3,908 people voted YES (38.09%).

There was only one issue on the ballot, dealing with the consolidation of the county's tax assessor and tax collector into one revenue commissioner office.