Freeman school tax levy failing

FREEMAN — An April 23 special election for the Freeman School District has apparently failed.

As of counting Thursday, April 25, the Proposition No. 1 only had support of 43.30% of voters casting ballots.

The unofficial tally at press time was 747 votes in favor of the measure and 977, or 56.64%, opposed.

The School District had been seeking voter approval of a three-year excess tax levy that would have started this year.

Of the six voting precincts in the district, only voters in Precinct No. 9044 were supporting the levy.

Had it passed, the district had projected it would have collected $1.6...


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