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Phoenix voters approve $500 million GO bond program, unofficial results show

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A view of Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego earlier this year at City Hall. (Photo by Arianna Grainey/DigitalFreePress)
Unofficial: Phoenix voters strongly support GO bond program Tuesday, Nov. 7
By Terrance Thornton | Digital Free Press

Phoenix voters yesterday appear to have approved each of the four general obligation bond questions where Phoenix City Council is asking to embark upon a $500 million public infrastructure campaign, unofficial results show.

General obligation bond programs are meant to help to fund critical infrastructure and rehabilitation needs of local facilities such as parks, libraries, fire and police stations, affordable housing, streets and storm drains. Here is more detailed information on the overall bond program.

About 8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7, Maricopa County Elections reported the following unofficial results for each of the four GO bond questions poised to voters:

  • Question 1 saw a total of 145,698 ballots cast with 99,964 or 70.6% voting to approve the bond program. There were a total of 41,619 votes against the bond program question, unofficial result show.
  • Question 2 saw a total of 145,698 ballots cast with 91,945or 64.1% voting to approve the bond program. There were a total of 51,501 votes against the bond program question, unofficial result show.
  • Question 3 saw a total of 145,698 ballots cast with 88,113 or 61.92% voting to approve the bond program. There were a total of 54,198 votes against the bond program question, unofficial result show.
  • Question 4 saw a total of 145,698 ballots cast with 93,067 or 65.68% voting to approve the bond program. There were a total of 48,624 votes against the bond program question, unofficial result show.

Phoenix City Council appointed a citizen’s GO Bond Committee whereas those bond recommendations were presented to and approved by the City Council on Dec. 13 of last year.

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