The polls have closed and results are beginning to trickle in for elections in Rusk County.
Below are the complete, but unofficial returns for races in Rusk County as of 7 p.m.
Board of Trustees
Erma McAlister Coleman 139 votes, or 30.3 percent
Matt Crawford – 320 votes or 69.7 percent
City of Overton
For – 64 votes, or 80 percent
Against – 16 votes, or 20 percent
"Shall the City of Overton, Texas, be authorized to abolish (repeal) the existing Section 4A sales and use tax for the promotion and development of new and expanded business enterprises of the rate of one-half of 1 percent, and concurrently adopt (recapture) a Section 4B economic development sales and use tax at the rate of one-half of 1 percent to undertake projects as described in Section 4B of the Development Corporation Act, as amended from time to time, including but not limited to projects for public parks, park facilities, museums, sports facilities, affordable housing, open space improvements, landscape of public facilities, and projects related to recreational or community facilities, and projects to promote new or expanded business enterprises that create or retain jobs, and streets and roads, drainage, and related improvements, demolition of existing structures, or land, buildings, equipment facilities that are related to any of the above projects and any other projects that the board determines will promote new or expanded business enterprises that create or retain jobs, and the maintenance and operations expenses for any of the above described projects."