USD 373 Bond - Mail Ballot Election
Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Special Election for Voters in USD 373 Only

Registration Deadline for this election is August 13, 2019
All Active Registered Voters in USD 373 were mailed ballots on August 14, 2019

Voted Ballots must be returned by by noon on September 3, 2019


Ballot Questions:


Proposition No. 1:
Shall the following be adopted?

SHALL UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 373, HARVEY COUNTY, KANSAS (NEWTON), ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $61,320,000, TO PAY THE COSTS TO:  (A) CONSTRUCT, EQUIP AND FURNISH ADDITIONS AND/OR MAKE RENOVATIONS AND OTHER IMPROVEMENTS FOR ENHANCED SECURITY, SAFETY WITH STORM SHELTER IMPROVEMENTS, IMPROVED HVAC (HEATING, VENTILATION AND AIR-CONDITIONING) SYSTEMS, IMPROVEMENTS TO BUILDING INTERIORS, AND ADDITIONAL EDUCATIONAL AND SUPPORT SPACES AT THE EXISTING NEWTON HIGH SCHOOL, CHISHOLM MIDDLE SCHOOL, SANTA FE 5-6 CENTER, COOPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, SLATE CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, SOUTH BREEZE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, NORTHRIDGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, SUNSET ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND WALTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ALL LOCATED WITHIN THE DISTRICT; (B) MAKE ALL OTHER NECESSARY FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS APPURTENANT THERETO (COLLECTIVELY “PROJECT”); AND (C) PAY THE COSTS OF ISSUANCE AND INTEREST ON SAID GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE DISTRICT DURING CONSTRUCTION OF THE PROJECT; ALL PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 10-101 ET SEQ., K.S.A. 25-431 ET SEQ., K.S.A. 25 2018(F), K.S.A. 72-5457, AND K.S.A. 72-5458 ET SEQ.?


YES = 3,364
NO = 4,043

Blank/Void = 14

Proposition No. 2:
Shall the following be adopted?
SHALL UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT NO. 373, HARVEY COUNTY, KANSAS (NEWTON), ISSUE GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $24,420,000, TO PAY THE COSTS TO:  (A) CONSTRUCT, EQUIP AND FURNISH A NEW ELEMENTARY SCHOOL FOR KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE 6 TO BE LOCATED SOUTH OF HIGHWAY 50 WITHIN THE DISTRICT; (B) ACQUIRE AND IMPROVE A SITE FOR THE PLANNED NEW ELEMENTARY BUILDING; (C) MAKE ALL OTHER NECESSARY FACILITY IMPROVEMENTS APPURTENANT THERETO (COLLECTIVELY “PROJECT”); AND (D) PAY THE COSTS OF ISSUANCE AND INTEREST ON SAID GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS OF THE DISTRICT DURING CONSTRUCTION OF THE PROJECT; ALL PURSUANT TO THE PROVISIONS OF K.S.A. 10-101 ET SEQ., K.S.A. 25-431 ET SEQ., K.S.A. 25 2018(F), K.S.A. 72-5457, AND K.S.A. 72-5458 ET SEQ.?


YES = 2,392

NO = 4,990

Blank/Void = 39

USD 373 Bond Election - September 3, 2019 - Official Results 

19 provisional ballots canvassed on September 10, 2019; 8 ballots counted and 11 ballots not counted.

Statistics = 13,734 ballots mailed, 7,421 ballots cast. (54% turnout)

Rick Piepho

County Clerk & Election Officer

REGISTERED VOTERS as of 9/16/19      Democratic: 4,681     Libertarian: 163     Republicans: 10,792     Unaffiliated: 6,628     Total: 22,264

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