KALAMAZOO (WKZO) -- Voters in Kalamazoo County and neighboring counties were feeling generous at the polls yesterday, at least the few voters who turned out.
Voters in Vicksburg have approved a bond issue for building and technology improvements in their schools by a wide Margin, 1,246 to 970.
Voters in Kalamazoo gave a library millage even more support voting by three to one to support renewal of a 20-year millage for the Library system.That final tally was 6,317 yes and 2055 no.
Voters countywide have renewed an enhancement millage for the schools by better than two to one. 12,635 filled in the yes oval and 5,856 went the other way.Supt. Michael Rice says the margin of victory for the enhancement millage was even larger inside the City of Kalamazoo, at one point during the night, with 85% of the city’s voters saying yes to the enhancement millage.
Kalamazoo County Clerk Tim snow says a little more than 9% of the registered voters turned out to vote in Kalamazoo County Tuesday.]
All the totals are unofficial until the canvassers finalize the vote totals, but it won’t change any of the outcomes.
Voters in St. Joseph County narrowly approved a margin that would waive the Headlee requirements for their Special Education millage, by a 52 to 48% margin. It will restore over 600-thousand dollars to the funding originally approved by voters.
The South Haven School District asked their voters to approve a 36.7-million dollar bond issue and they said yes, 1,391 to 843.