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Anthony, NM Incorporation Vote

Anthony, NM Incorporation Vote

POSTED: Tuesday, January 5, 2010 - 10:35am

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 2:26pm

Anthony, NM - - Voters in Anthony, New Mexico are deciding whether they should incorporate.

Polls close at 7pm. 2,627 people are eligible to cast ballots. 136 ballots were cast in early voting.

Backers of incorporation say the community has suffered over the years under Dona Ana County government. They say forming a city will give residents economic development, improved services and less crime.

Opponents say increased government will lead to higher taxes.

Stay with NewsChannel 9 for the latest on the Anthony, New Mexico vote starting on NewsChannel 9 at 5.

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