Washington May Put School Bond 'Supermajority' Rule Before Voters

Kelemen, Jasmina
February 2005
Bond Buyer;2/7/2005, Vol. 351 Issue 32065, p4
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The article reports that a group of U.S. legislators has proposed a bill that would allow voters to reconsider a law that requires 60% approval for school bonds and levies. Often referred to as the supermajority law, a school bond or levy must receive approval from 60% of voters and the number of voters that turned out for the election must equal or exceed 40% of the total voters who participated in the district's last general election.


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