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Tuesday, April 6, 2010

 10:48 PM 

Mixed results on some school referendums

Voters in Jefferson have approved the largest school referendum in the state on the April ballot. But other districts have had mixed success with their requests for additional taxpayer dollars.

With 100 percent of the vote in, just less than 55 percent of voters in the Jefferson School District have approved spending more than $35 million to fund an addition and pay for renovations to the local high school.

Waunakee asked voters for an additional $34.5 million, but three of the questions were rejected. The only one approved was $8.45 million for additions and remodeling at the high school; it passed with just more than 50 percent of the. The other questions requested money to build a new elementary school and remodel two existing schools, and two questions seeking to exceed revenue limits for maintence costs and.

In Stoughton, it appears both referendum questions, totaling $15.7 million have been approved. With one precinct out, almost 56 percent of voters had voted to support the first one, while 65 percent backed the second.

See a list of all the referendums on the ballot today.

-- By Staff

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