Schools election results coming in

9NEWS @ 4. 11/8/2016

KUSA - Updated results continue to come in:

Thompson bond issue: 44 percent - Yes, 56 percent - No. Thompson mill levy: 45 percent - Yes, 55 percent - No with about 53,000 votes counted. 

Poudre bond Issue: 50 percent - Yes, 50 percent - No. Poudre mill levy: 58 percent - Yes, 42 percent - No with about 88,000 votes counted.

Adams 12 bond issue: 58 percent - Yes, 42 percent - No with about 47,000 votes counted.

Cherry Creek bond issue: 51 percent - Yes, 49 percent - No. Cherry Creek Mill Levy override: 54 percent - Yes, 46 percent - No with about 119,000 votes counted.

Aurora bond issue: 57 percent - Yes, 43 percent- No with about 48,000 votes counted.

Denver bond issue: 65 percent - Yes, 35 percent - No. Denver mill levy Override: 67 percent - Yes, 33 percent - No with 180,000 votes counted. 

JeffCo bond issue: 46 percent - Yes, 54 percent - No. Jeffco mill levy override: 47 percent - Yes, 53 percent - No with about 269,000 votes counted.

St. Vrain bond issue: 61 percent - Yes, 39 percent- No with about 46,000 votes counted.

Voters are deciding on a record number of questions posed by school districts asking for more than $4.4 billion at the expense of higher property taxes.

The biggest questions are in Denver and Jefferson County. Denver voters are asked for a $572 million bond issue to renovate schools and build new ones. Denver Public Schools also wants to generate $57 million for the operating budget through a mill levy override.

Jefferson county voters are deciding on a $535 million bond issue and $33 million mill levy override.

In the Fort Collins area, the Poudre School District wants a $375 million bond issue for buildings and an increasing mill levy override eventually generating $18.4 million more for operating expenses.

The Adams 12 Five Star School district turns to voters for a $350 million bond issue. This school district lost in the last two elections in 2008 and 2014.

Aurora Public Schools ask voters for a $300 million bond issue for schools. If it wins, it will get an additional $24 million in state funding from a pool supported by marijuana tax money.

Other districts with big ballot questions include the Thompson School District in Loveland and the St. Vrain School District in Longmont. Cherry Creek has also asked voters for a bond issue and mill levy override.

9NEWS will post the latest results of these larger school district elections right here on Twitter at 9NewsEducation.

ELECTION RESULTS

 

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