Bond election results: $4.2B NYS environmental bonds approved


Voters in New York State approved the $4.2 billion Clean Water, Clean Energy, Green Jobs Environmental Bond Act bonds on Tuesday’s ballot.

San Diego Unified School District voters approved $3.2 billion for facility and safety improvements.

Austin ISD voters approved a $2.44 billion bond package including $2.316 billion for general purposes, $75.5 million for technology and $47.4 million for stadiums.

Long Beach USD’s Measure Q, which would provide $1.7 billion for facilities appears to have passed, collecting %7.7% of the vote, with 55% needed for approval.

In Texas, Harris County voters appeared to have approved $900 million of road bonds with 69% in favor, $100 million of public safety bonds with 55% approval and $200 million of park bonds, with 56.6% of precincts reporting in each race. Spring ISD looks like it will get approval on $681 million of bonds, garnering 59% of the vote, with 43.4% of precincts still not reporting, while the request for $141 million for a multipurpose center was ahead by just 13 votes. Sheldon ISD voters seem to have passed $240.8M million for buildings and buses, with 58% for, also with 56.6% of precincts reporting.

Houston voters appear to have approved $277 million of bonds for public safety. Waller ISD voters were backing $363.4 million of school bonds with 61% of the vote with three-fifths of the votes counted.

In the Lamar CISD, Proposition A, a $1.3 billion general purpose bond had 60% of the vote, Proposition B $189 million for a technology center had 56% support, Proposition E $194.9 million for a stadium had 59% opposition in unofficial results.

Plano ISD voters greenlighted $1.2 billion for school renovations and safety and $173.5 million for instructional technology but rejected $130 million for an events center. Anna ISD voters approved $794 million of bonds. Austin Community College District voters were backing the $770 million bond proposal. Denton County voters approved $650 million for transportation projects.

Oklahoma City Public School voters approved $936 million to upgrade schools.

Oakland, California, voters approved $850 million for affordable housing. Berkeley voters did not support Measure L, which would have provided $650 million for street repair, with about 56% supporting the measure, which needed two-thirds of the vote for passage.

Sequoia UHSD voters appear to have approved $591.5 million of bonds, garnering 61% of the vote in unofficial results. South San Francisco USD voters also appear to have approved $436 million of bonds. Redwood City USD had 57% of the vote in unofficial results, with 55% needed for passage.

East Side UHSD voters OK’d $572 million of bonds with 65% of the vote in early results.

In Washington, Highline Public Schools voters approved $518.4 million of bonds. Renton School District voters seem to have approved $676 million of bonds, having 62% of the vote, with 60% needed for passage.

Alpine SD, Utah, voters appear to have rejected the $595 million bonds on the ballot, according to KSL radio.

Troy, Michigan, voters approved $555 million bonds for the school district.

Columbus, Ohio, voters approved five bond measures: $550 million for water system; $300 million for health, safety and infrastructure; $250 million for sidewalks and bridges; $200 million for parks and recreation; and $200 million for affordable housing.

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