Alcohol Referendum in Eunice, New Mexico Turned Down

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

EUNICE, NEW MEXICO - After a day at the polls, the results are in.   

You still can not get beer and wine at restaurants in Eunice, New Mexico.

It was a difference of seven votes.

135 people, or about 49 percent voted in favor of the referendum, but 142 people, about 51 percent were opposed.   

As always, you can not buy alcohol at the store in Eunice.

It's another failed attempt to allow beer and wine sales in the town despite recent growth.