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Monroe Ballot Items Passed By Voters

Monroe voters have given a big "yes" on a number of items Saturday night.
MONROE -- Monroe voters have given a big "yes" on a number of items Saturday night.

To start, a big deal on this ballot are term limits for the mayor and city council members. An overwhelming number of people have voted yes on both.

For propisition 4 regarding the city council members, 80 percent have voted Yes while 20 percent voted No. For prop 5 regarding term limits for the mayor the results show again, a majority voting Yes at 78 percent of the vote, 22 percent voted No.

With these results -- elected officials will be limited to three terms. This is supposed to go into effect after this current term is over.

Moving along to Monroe City Schools, where officials are asking for approval on a 20 year, $58 million dollar tax. Funds would go towards school improvements, technology and security.

The results on are in, and it looks like voters have pulled through for the school district...72 percent vote Yes while 28 percent vote No.

Meanwhile, Monroe residents have voted on three tax renewals, with passes across the board.

The first is propisition one, a 1.88 mills property tax renewal for recreation. The results show 71 percent voted Yes, 19 percent voted No.

The second propisition is a 1.06 mills property tax renewal for public safety where 74 percent voted Yes and 16 percent voted No.

And finally, the third propisition is a 1.31 mills property tax for drainage at 78 percent, with 22 percent voting no.
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