Memphis Voters Reject Pre-K Sales-Tax Increase 

Margin in low-turnout affair is 60 percent to 40 percent; Akbari wins easily in District 91.

In the end, it was no contest — in either of the ballot matters that were before Memphis voters and were concluded on Thursday. Proposed City Ordinance 5495, the referendum for a half-cent increase in the optional local sales tax in order,…

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