$290 Million LPS Bond Issue Approved

$290 Million LPS Bond Issue Approved

Voters in the Lincoln Public School District overwhelmingly approved a $290 million bond issue Tuesday with 62% voting in favor of the measure. 34% of registered voters returned ballots.

REGISTERED VOTERS – TOTAL . . . . . 173,474
BALLOTS CAST – TOTAL . . . . . . . . . 59,212
VOTER TURNOUT – TOTAL . . . . . . . 34.13 %

LINCOLN PUBLIC SCHOOLS BOND QUESTION

FOR such Bonds and tax 36,716 62.05 %
AGAINST such Bonds and tax 22,455 37.95 %

The proposal will fund two new high schools, an elementary school and numerous upgrades to current facilities as well as expanding STEM education opportunities throughout the district.