By a margin of 69 votes, the USD 329 bond issue failed. In its second attempt to pass a bond since 2020, the $17.9 million bond failed by 4 percent, 948-879.
Editorial | Students encourage YES vote on 329 bond
The voters of USD 329 should vote YES on the latest bond issue. The latest attempt to pass a bond has been met with a variety of responses from the community. We have a different perspective than many community members, because we spend every day inside the school buildings.
Maple Hill, Paxico city councils release resolutions addressing USD 329 bond vote
Two of the towns in the USD 329 district released resolutions addressing the upcoming bond vote.
Senioritis Season 5: Episode 2 with county clerk Abby Amick
County clerk Abby Amick sat down with the Charger to discuss her role in local government and explain how local elections work. Amick’s job includes managing elections, making purchases and payroll for the county, keeping county commission records and managing public transportation.
USD 329 Bond fails 57% to 43%
Voters rejected the USD 329 bond by about 14 percent of the vote.
The bond, worth $24.65 million, sought to fund renovations and maintenance of district school buildings, and would have created a K-6 building in Paxico and a 7-12 building in Alma.
Opinion | WHS first-time voters concerned about future
Grace Spellman | @whscharger With the first election coming up for eligible WHS voters, we set out to find what issues teen voters considered important for political candidates to address. While some of the voters had little to say, others were passionate about several topics. Several students expressed concerns for what candidates would do for... Continue Reading →
Editorial: Students need to exercise right to vote
Now more than ever, it is crucial for young people to exercise their right to vote.
From 1972 to 2016, the proportion of youth ages 18 to 24 who reported voting in presidential elections decreased from 50 to 39 percent. With our country experiencing political turmoil, it is important that every voice is heard so the appropriate decisions can be made by the people who are voted as the best fit to run our country. For better representation of the youth in our country, all teens of voting age need to get to the polls.
3 WHS students vote for 1st time
Three WHS students voted for the first time Tuesday morning.