Two Florida counties went to the polls Tuesday regarding sales tax.
Bay County residents said they did not want the half cent sales tax to continue through December 31st 2017.
The tax goes toward the renovation and remodeling of schools in Bay County.
The unofficial results show the tax failed by 273 votes.
In Franklin County, a one cent sales surtax will be imposed.
It is for the sole purpose of improving the quality and delivery of healthcare by building a facility in Carrabelle.
Plans also include upgrading the ambulance service and paying other costs of operation.