The race for the 1st Congressional District isn’t the only thing that voters in Gloucester and Mathews counties will find on their ballots on Tuesday.
Virginia voters will also be asked to vote on three constitutional amendments: covering property tax relief, property tax relief for veterans with a 100 percent service-connected disability, and increasing the size of the state’s rainy day fund.
The first question asks if the Constitution of Virginia should be amended to authorize legislation that will permit localities to establish their own income or financial-worth limitations for purposes of granting property tax relief for home-
owners not less than 65 years of age or permanently and totally disabled.
The proposed amendment removes the requirement that tax exemptions are available only to such persons who bear "an extraordinary tax burden," and gives the General Assembly authority to localities to determine their own income or financial-worth limitatio...
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