Tuesday — they don’t want to pay higher income taxes.
Two state constitutional amendments were on Tuesday’s ballot and the Amendment 1 dealt with the rate of income tax. Georgia voters were asked whether the rate should be capped.
By a ratio of nearly 3:1, the state’s voters gave a resounding yes to limiting the state income tax rate. Of the 2.5 million voters who cast ballots, more than 1.85 million, or 73.9 percent, agreed to prohibit the General Assembly from increasing the maximum state income tax rate. About 26.1 percent — 653,867 — said no to the question.
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