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DECISION 2014: Polls close; what's at stake

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CEDAR FALLS (KWWL) - The polls are closed Tuesday for several special school elections in eastern Iowa, and KWWL has complete coverage tonight. Find out what's on the ballot and check out all sample ballots here:

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In Cedar Falls, there are two questions on the ballot:

-- Public Measure A would authorize the Cedar Falls Community School District to issue bonds not to exceed $118 million to build and equip an new high school and elementary school, as well as make improvements to both North Cedar and Orchard Hill elementary schools.

-- Public Measure B would authorize the school board to levy a property tax not to exceed $4.05 per $1,000 of taxable property in order to help pay the bond outlined in Public Measure A.

The measures require a super majority to pass, or 60 percent of voters to vote yes.

The sample ballot is located here: http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/kwwl/Documents/cfballot.pdf

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In New Hampton, there are two questions on the ballot:

-- Proposition C would authorize the New Hampton Community School District to issue bonds not to exceed $29 million to add an auditorium, athletic facilities and educational space to create a pre-K-through-12 facility.

-- Proposition D would authorize the school board to levy a property tax not to exceed $4.05 per $1,000 of taxable property in order to help pay the bond outlined in Proposition C.

The measures require a super majority to pass, or 60 percent of voters to vote yes.

A sample ballot can be found here: http://ftpcontent.worldnow.com/kwwl/Documents/nhballot.pdf

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In Cedar Rapids, there is one question on the ballot:

-- Public Measure E would authorize the Cedar Rapids Community School District to approve of a 10-year Physical Plant and Equipment Levy at no more than $1.34 per $1,000 of taxable property. The new PPEL would be used for preventative maintenance, planned equipment purchases, facility repairs and improved energy conservation efforts.

The measure requires a simple majority to pass, or 50 percent of voters plus one voter to vote yes.

A sample ballot can be found here: http://gis.linncounty.org/data/elections/2014/09092014/sb/CRCSD.pdf

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In Springville, there are two questions on the ballot:

-- Public Measure F would authorize the Springville Community School District to issue bonds not to exceed $7,220,000 to add to and improve upon an elementary school building.

-- Public Measure G would authorize the school board to levy a property tax not to exceed $4.05 per $1,000 of taxable property in order to help pay the bond outlined in Public Measure F.

The measures require a super majority to pass, or 60 percent of voters to vote yes.

A sample ballot can be found here: http://gis.linncounty.org/data/elections/2014/09092014/sb/SVCSD.pdf

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In Solon, there are two questions on the ballot:

-- Public Measure B would authorize the Solon Community School District to issue bonds not to exceed $25.5 million to build a new middle school and add to and improve upon an existing high school. The measures require a super majority to pass, or 60 percent of voters to vote yes.

-- Public Measure C would authorize the Solon Community School District to approve of a 10-year Physical Plant and Equipment Levy at no more than $1.34 per $1,000 of taxable property. This measure requires a simple majority to pass, or 50 percent of voters plus one voter to vote yes.

A sample ballot can be found here: ftpcontent.worldnow.com/kwwl/Documents/solonballot.pdf
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