VOTE 2019: Nashville voters approve two charter amendments

The Metropolitan Courthouse is located at 1 Public Square, Nashville.

The Metropolitan Courthouse is located at 1 Public Square, Nashville.

Updated: 10:16 p.m. Aug. 1

With all precincts now reporting, Nashville voters have approved both proposed amendments to the Metro Nashville city charter with both receiving more than 80% of the vote. Take a look at the final results below:

Amendment No. 1
For: 83.5%
Against: 16.5%

Amendment No. 2
For: 84.49%
Against:15.51%

Updated 9:21 p.m. Aug. 1

Davidson County approved two proposed charter amendments on the Aug. 1 ballot. With 141 of 161 precincts reporting, Amendment 1 received 83.48% of votes in favor, and Amendment 2 received 84.51 in favor. See below for more information about each amendment.

Posted 7:38 p.m. Aug. 1

Davidson County voters are in favor of two proposed charter amendments so far, according to early voting results. Amendment 1 has received 83.17% of votes in favor, while Amendment 2 has received 85.20% in favor. See below for more information about each amendment.

Registered voters in Davidson County will vote on two proposed amendments to the Metro Nashville charter.

See results below:

Amendment 1

The first of two approved amendments would require the mayor to provide additional budget details each year. It also tasks the mayor in providing the city’s total debt amount as well as the debt comparison of the previous year and a calculation of debt per capita.

Amendment 2

The second measure would bring Metro Nashville into compliance with a state law that requires the city to fill any vacancy on the Metro Nashville Public School board. Previously, school board vacancies could be filled by the remaining members of the board.

All results are unofficial until canvassed.
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