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April 7 Election Results: Referenda

Apr 8, 2015

The McDonough County sales tax referendum received overwhelming support, as did Schuyler County's request to extend a road tax.  The Warsaw and Hamilton School Districts were also successful, but referenda were rejected in the West Burlington School District, Clark County, and the city of Alexandria.

McDONOUGH COUNTY REFERENDUM

Sales tax increase to pay for road repairs

Yes -- 2,268 (70%)

No -- 974 (30%)

SCHUYLER COUNTY HIGHWAY TAX

Shall the special tax for highway purposes be extended for another five years?

Yes -- 998

No  -- 510

WARSAW SCHOOL DISTRICT 316

Increase the education fund tax rate

Yes -- 660

No -- 300

HAMILTON SCHOOL DISTRICT 328

Increase the education fund tax rate

Yes – 424

No -- 365

CITY OF HAMILTON

Shall the city adopt the Utility Tax for maintaining and improving city streets?

Yes -- 320

No -- 240

ROCK CREEK ROAD DISTRICT

Increase the tax rate for equipment and building purposes

Yes -- 50

No -- 48

VILLAGE OF PLYMOUTH

Shall the village clerk be elected rather than appointed?

No -- 68

Yes -- 22

WEST BURLINGTON SCHOOL DISTRICT

Levy a PPEL for the next ten years

No -- 298

Yes -- 154

WESTERN LEWIS COUNTY FIRE PROTECTION DISTRICT

Issue $188,000 in G.O. Bonds

Yes -- 204

No -- 84

CLARK COUNTY

Shall the county impose a 2% local use tax?

No -- 388

Yes -- 367

CITY OF ALEXANDRIA

Shall the city impose a 1% local use tax?

No -- 6

Yes -- 5

LURAY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Shall the Luray School District #33 be annexed into the Clark County R-1 School District starting July 1, 2015?

Yes -- 85

No -- 27