School Bond Election Roundup

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Caldwell ISD
A whopping 73% of the voters in Caldwell passed a $5.7 million dollar bond package (304-113).

The bond money will pay for renovations and upgrades to all schools.

It will also help pay to clean up mold in the elementary school which forced the relocation of students and teachers from late March through the end of the school year.

Centerville ISD
81-percent of the voters in the Centerville Independent School District passed a $17 Million bond proposal.

The measure passed by a vote of 250-109.

The bond's passage allows for construction and renovation of facilities along the acquisition of equipment for the school district.

Midway ISD
In Madison County, two members were elected to the Midway City Council, Steve Parrish and Jimmy Cook.

Parrish received 49% of the vote (28 votes). Cook received 33% of the vote (19 votes).

Not elected to the council was Joseph Gargiulo who received 10 votes.

Midway's mayor, Tony Leago, ran unopposed.

Navasota ISD
Voters in the Navasota school district voted against two bond proposals totaling more than $60 million.

Proposition One, a $57.7 million dollar bond, would have included major renovations and additions to Navasota schools. 71 percent voted against it, 29 percent for (687 against - 280 for).

They also voted against Proposition Two with 32% for, 68% against (311-653). The $3.9 million bond issue would have allowed renovations to the administration building and the Brosig Auditorium.

Normangee ISD
A bond proposal for $600,000 for Normangee ISD passed by a vote of 75-21 (78% For - 22% - Against).

The bond money will be used to buy school buses.

North Zulch
North Zulch ISD voters had two separate bond proposals: a $1.9 million bond for the construction of a new track and one for $400,000 to purchase new school buses

Bond 1 - $1.9M (Track)
For - 79% (110)
Against - 21% (30)

Bond 2 - $400K (Buses)
For - 85% (119)
Against - 15% (21)

Somerville ISD
Residents in the Somerville Independent School District narrowly defeated a $12.5 bond proposal.

More than half the funds would have been used for the construction of a new elementary school.

51% (207) voted against. While (49% (197) voted for it.