$154 million school bond being rejected by voters in Florida

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Sequim voters appear to have roundly rejected the school district's $154 million slate of school construction.

Voters districtwide rejected with 6,077 votes, or 56.5 percent, the district's bond issue request in the first count of election ballots by the Clallam and Jefferson county auditors' offices. The yes vote was 4,682, or 43.5 percent.

“That's shocking. That's a disappointing number,” School Board President John Bridge said at the Clallam County Courthouse after results were announced Tuesday night.

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