Voters in Idaho's largest district turn down $104 million school bond

Thursday, August 28, 2014

West Ada School District’s attempt to ease overcrowding with new schools failed to get the two-thirds majority needed for passage Tuesday.

Linda Clark, district superintendent, said there is now only one solution to ease crowded schools. “We will have to run it again ... and we will have to work harder,” she said.

Voters turned down the bond, with 62.7 percent in favor and 37.2 percent against. Turnout was very light, Clark said, with about 10 percent of eligible voters casting ballots.

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