Voters support YISD’s $425 million bond election

Education

EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – Voters appear to heavily support more than $400 million in bond money for the Ysleta Independent School District.

The YISD Bond Proposal was a part of the Nov. 5 election, with funds being earmarked for a new middle school in the Hanks High School area, an elementary school near Riverside High School and other upgrades.

Superintendent Javier de la Torre says they plan to begin work tomorrow.

The Ysleta Independent School District says they also plan to hire local workers for all projects.

Here is a look at the live results, beginning at 7 p.m.

After early voting, 6,233 voters are for the bond while 4,532 voted against passing the bond.

YISD passed a similar-sized bond in 2015.

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