Voters who live in the New Albany School Dictrict boundaries voted in a special election today to determine whether to approve an $8.5-million bond issue.
By an overwhelming percentage of votes, the bond issue was approved. Only 14.33% of the eligible registered voters turned out for the election. A total of 877 votes were cast, with 811 in favor of the bond issue, 66 opposed. The bond issue vote was approved by 92.47% of the voters who took part in the special election. Passage of the bond issue required approval of 60% of of the votes cast in the election.
For information on why the school district board asked for the $8.5-million and how it will be spent: http://nanewsweb.com/school-bond-election-tomorrow/