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February 13, 2007 School Infrastructure Sales Tax Election

Yes 8,338 67.36%
No 4,041 32.64%
REGISTERED VOTERS 80,078 Official Canvassed Results
TOTAL VOTERS 12,419
TURNOUT 15.51%
Early Voters 3,780
% of vote cast early 30.4%
Precinct Total Voters Yes % No %
IC01 Roosevelt 47 37 79% 10 21%
IC02 Horn 164 128 78% 36 22%
IC03 Quad 22 12 55% 10 45%
IC04 Lincoln 278 238 86% 40 14%
IC05 UI Library 10 8 80% 2 20%
IC06 Mercer 221 158 72% 61 28%
IC07 West High 57 41 72% 16 28%
IC08 Weber 320 245 77% 75 23%
IC09 All Nations 164 121 74% 43 26%
IC10 Goodwill 100 53 53% 47 47%
IC11 Courthouse 13 10 77% 3 23%
IC12 Grant Wood 156 86 55% 70 45%
IC13 City Transit 75 56 76% 18 24%
IC14 Twain 167 87 52% 80 48%
IC15 SE Jr High 121 65 54% 56 46%
IC16 Lucas 282 194 69% 88 31%
IC17 Hoover 298 186 63% 110 37%
IC18 Longfellow 190 136 72% 53 28%
IC19 Rec Center 24 16 67% 8 33%
IC20 Senior Center 49 31 63% 18 37%
IC21 Horace Mann 98 67 69% 30 31%
IC22 Shimek 195 131 67% 64 33%
IC23 Regina 196 128 65% 68 35%
IC24 City High 231 170 75% 58 25%
IC25 Lemme 317 219 69% 97 31%
Iowa City Total (at polls only) 3,795 2,623 69% 1,161 31%
Precinct Total Voters Yes % No %
CV01 Central 82 44 54% 38 46%
CV02 Grant Wood AEA 282 192 68% 90 32%
CV03 West. Hills 40 23 59% 16 41%
CV04 Rec Center 93 56 60% 37 40%
CV05 NW Jr High 154 99 65% 53 35%
CV06 Wickham 428 324 76% 102 24%
BG Big Grove 226 155 69% 70 31%
CE Cedar 85 55 66% 28 34%
CC Clear Creek 29 20 69% 9 31%
FR Fremont 152 123 81% 29 19%
GR Graham 54 26 48% 28 52%
HD Hardin 73 48 67% 24 33%
JE Jefferson East 328 175 54% 150 46%
JW Jefferson West 262 133 51% 127 49%
LB Liberty 125 59 48% 63 52%
LN Lincoln 17 10 59% 7 41%
MD Madison 59 29 49% 30 51%
MN Monroe 64 36 56% 28 44%
NP Newport 295 201 68% 93 32%
NL01 Comm Center 337 234 69% 103 31%
NL02 Council 377 260 69% 117 31%
OX Oxford 171 85 51% 83 49%
PN Penn 298 216 72% 82 28%
PV Pleasant Valley 28 8 29% 20 71%
SC Scott 89 42 47% 47 53%
SN Sharon 34 13 38% 21 62%
SO Solon 229 171 75% 57 25%
TF Tiffin 110 65 60% 43 40%
UN Union 85 38 45% 47 55%
UH Univ. Heights 137 106 78% 30 22%
WS Washington 57 16 29% 40 71%
WL West Lucas 44 25 57% 19 43%
Total Voters Yes % No %
Total outside IC 4,844 3,087 64% 1,731 36%
EARLY VOTING 3,780 2,628 70% 1,149 30%
Total Voters Yes % No %
TOTAL 12,419 8,338 67% 4,041 33%

Ballot Wording

Summary:

To authorize imposition of a 1% local sales and services tax in the County of Johnson for school infrastructure projects for 10 years from July 1, 2007 to June 30, 2017.

Complete ballot wording:

SHALL THE FOLLOWING PUBLIC MEASURE BE ADOPTED?:

A local sales and services tax for school infrastructure projects shall be imposed in the County of Johnson at the rate of one percent. The tax will begin on July 1, 2007. The tax will be in effect for a period of ten years until June 30, 2017.

The money received from the tax shall be spent for school infrastructure, including purchasing, building, furnishing, reconstructing, repairing, demolishing, improving, expanding, or remodeling of a schoolhouse or schoolhouses and additions thereto, gymnasium, stadium, athletic facilities, field house, or school bus garage, purchasing and improving grounds, opening roads to schoolhouses or buildings, the purchase, lease or lease-purchase of buildings or equipment (including transportation and recreation equipment) as authorized by law, procuring or acquiring libraries, expenditures for energy conservation measures, the rental of facilities under Chapter 28E, for public educational and recreational activities, (including community education activities) the payment or retirement of bonds issued for school infrastructure purposes or the payment or retirement of bonds issued under Iowa Code Section 423E.5, for debt reduction or property tax relief, or for any one or more of such purposes, or for any purpose or purposes now or hereafter authorized by law.