Voters reject $48.5 million bond for Benton Communty Schools

Tuesday was election day for more than a dozen communities and school districts in the Eastern Iowa area
Published: Mar. 7, 2023 at 9:56 PM CST
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BENTON COUNTY, Iowa (KCRG) - Two measures involving the Benton Community School District failed after a special election on Tuesday.

Voters overwhelmingly voted against a bond that would pay for a new elementary school and renovations with 64% voting against the measure.

65% also voted against a levy to pay the principal of the bond.