Voters nix renewal of School Board millage

Staff reports

Iberville Parish voters on Saturday narrowly rejected a 10-year renewal of a 6.22 school board millage that had been on the books since 1937.

With all 44 precincts reporting, 2,070 voters – or 51 percent – voted against the renewal. A total of 1,954 votes – or 49 percent – voted for renewal, according the Louisiana Secretary of State website.

Unofficial turnout at the polls was 18.9 percent.