Saturday was Election Day across the State of Texas and the results are in. Two to three percent were expected to participate, and thousands turned out to vote in Houston for district elections.
Voters turned down a nearly $500 million bond proposal from Lone Star College. Lone Star wanted $497 Million dollars from taxpayers. The school planned to use part of the money to increase security after an on-campus shooting in January.
And while voters in Harris County approved the measure, voters in Montgomery County overwhelming rejected it, causing the proposal to fail. The bond would have paid for new cameras, lighting, automatic door locks along with new workforce training facilities. More than $1 billion in school bonds were on the ballot. Tomball ISD will build new schools after voters approved a $160 million bond issue.
Residents in Clear Creek ISD agreed to a property tax increase to help build a replacement for Clear Creek High School. And a $40 million bond issue for Lee College district in Baytown passed after gaining the support of 72 percent of voters,
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