Tue August 6, 2013
Tuesday, August 6th Special Election Results
Some results of Tuesday’s special election – This post will be updated as results become official.
Voters said yes to a German Twp. Parks and Recreation levy, and they also approved to two ballot issues asking voters to move forward with a joint economic development zone, and hotel district between Butler Township and the City of Vandalia.
Meanwhile, a Huber Heights school levy, failed by a wide margin.
Three Clark County school districts had levy requests go down to defeat on Tuesday. Tecumseh Local Schools had a levy defeated for the 10th straight time.
The Tecumseh School district was seeking to pass a 12.37-Mill levy, that would have brought in $3.5 million annually. In unofficial results, the levy was defeated by a 57 to 42 percent count. The district will face takeover by the state if a levy isn't approved by 2014.
Clark Shawnee's 10-year, 7.45-mill levy, which would have generated $2.5 million yearly, was defeated by 161 votes.
Northeastern school's one percent earned income tax on employed residents was defeated by 265 votes.
According to the board of elections, 33 percent of registered voters cast a ballot in Tuesday's election and results should be made official in two weeks.
Deerfield Twp said yes to a replacement and increase tax levy for Police & EMS services.
Voters did agree to a 5-year permanent improvement levy for the Lebanon City School District.
Meanwhile, a 7.92 mil operating levy for Franklin City schools was voted down.
Voters in the West Liberty Salem Local School District said yes to an annual .025% income tax for current expenses, and yes to a bond issue for $64 million dollars in renovations and construction to their school.
Sidney City School district failed to push through a 5-year income tax of 1% for current expenses.