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Voters in Orchard approved a 1 1/2 percent increase in sales tax on Tuesday during a special election, which had a 50 percent voter turnout with 126 ballots cast.
Of the ballots, 85.71 percent were in favor of the sales tax with 14.29 percent against. There were 82.54 percent in favor of using the sales tax for economic development and 17.46 percent against.
Results are unofficial until the Antelope County Canvassing Board meets Wednesday.