By Brenda Sommer
Groesbeck ISD voters shot down an $8 million bond package by a wide margin during Tuesday’s general election. There were no other local matters to be decided in the election, which also saw the approval of all seven proposed amendments to the state constitution.
With all boxes counted, 662 voters in GISD, or 63 percent, voted against the bonds, while 37 percent, or 389 voters, were in favor. The district would have used the money to build, renovate and equip school buildings, and buy buses and technology.
The seven statewide proposals dealt with everything from property tax exemptions to raffles to where state officials live. As well, there were proposals regarding hunting and fishing, and road funding and construction. All passed by wide margins.
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