WOW! Issue 2 Passes with 80% of Voters Supporting the Zoo! CINCINNATI, OH (November 6, 2013) – The Zoo tax levy has officially been renewed, thanks to 80% of Hamilton County voters who checked the YES box at the polls yesterday! “All of us at the Cincinnati Zoo are honored, humbled and thankful to the voters and taxpayers of Hamilton County,” said Thane Maynard, Executive Director of the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. “Your support over the last 30 years has helped us become one of the best Zoos in America.” The Zoo levy was endorsed by the Cincinnati USA Chamber of Commerce, the Cincinnati Enquirer and the Cincinnati Area Board of Realtors.