A petition drive to get a referendum on the November ballot asking for a cap on property taxes in Madison County is wrapping up.  About 10,000 signatures were presented to the Madison County Clerk's office in May.  Only a little over 8,000 were needed, but the head of the county's Democratic Party said many of those signatures are not valid.

So a challenge was launched, and Madison County Clerk Debbie Ming-Mendoza tells The Big Z the county's Electoral Board will announce its decision tomorrow. 

Click here for Mendoza's comments

Assuming 8,030 signatures are verified, the referendum will go to voters this fall.  The referendum asks voters if they support lowering the maximum tax rate for the county's General Fund from .25 cents to .20 cents. 

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