NewsPublic Affairs / November 8, 2016

Election 2016 Results: Education Referenda

Eight Indiana school districts, including Washington Township in Marion County, are using referenda in an effort to raise funds to pay for construction projects and operating costs.Election 2016, school referenda2016-11-08T00:00:00-05:00
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Eight school districts posed 10 different referenda questions on ballots around the state, asking voters to increase property taxes to help fund local schools.

There are two types of referenda questions: construction and tax levys. Construction referenda seek money to fund a specific project like a school renovation. If a tax levy referendum passes, the money goes into the district’s general fund and helps pay for teachers, utilities and any other expenses.

READ MORE: Here’s a list of all referenda posed on ballots and what the districts are asking.

After 6 p.m. tonight, check back here for live results of each referendum question.

We’ll have more information later in the night as more results come in.



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