This .25 linear feet of records include organizational and strategy files, media and campaign materials, finance reports, clippings, and some research material on earlier governmental reorganization efforts. There is also a sampling of items in support of the merger issue.
Citizens Organized in Search of the Truth (C.O.S.T.) was a coalition of organizations and individuals opposed to and working for the defeat of the referendum on the November 2000 ballot mandating the merger of the governments of Louisville and Jefferson County, Kentucky. The item received an affirmative vote and the two governments are set to merge in January 2003.
[identification of item], Citizens Organized in Search of the Truth campaign records, University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections. https://archivescatalog.library.louisville.edu/repositories/2/resources/15 Accessed October 21, 2019.