Here are some facts to consider:
Trigg County, Kentucky decided to try to boost its economy and held a local-option election in the fall of 2009.
It passed by 36 votes. They projected $1 million in sales as a result of the election, but they were wrong. It brought more than $2 million in gross sales. These figures do not include the non-alcoholic products purchased on the same visits.
Here are some other noteworthy facts about their first full year of alcohol sales:
Alcohol tax money received (city and county) for 2010 is nearly $130,000.
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