Voters go to the polls for a series of special elections in Eastern Iowa
Voters in Eastern Iowa went to the polls for a series of special elections taking place Tuesday night.
In Swisher voters, went to the polls to determine who would serve as mayor. Unofficial results from Johnson County suggest Chris Taylor beat out Randy Hulbert with 52 percent of the vote.
Voters in the Clear Creek-Amana school district voted on a bond issue Tuesday. School officials intend to build a new elementary school and make addition to the high school.
In Linn County, voters went to the polls to determine a bond issue to improve building maintenance in Central City and North Linn Community School Districts. It did pass in Central City, but did not garner enough votes in North Linn.
Voters also went to the polls in Bremer County to determine whether the Denver Community School District should extend its equipment levy. Preliminary results show that also passed with just more than 60 percent voting in favor.
Voters in Aplington-Parkersburg also passed a levy. Unofficial results suggest the money will be put toward upgrades in transportation, school building safety and technology.
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