EL PASO, Texas (KTSM) – All three of city of El Paso bond issues are leading after the latest update of voting totals released at 11:30 p.m.
Proposition A, which would allocate $246.48 million for road improvements, is leading with 76,185 “yes” votes or 61.19 percent to 48,329 “no” votes or 38.81 percent.
Proposition B, which would allocate $20.8 million for parks and recreation facilities, is leading with 65,534 “yes” votes or 52.86 percent, compared to 58,438 “no” votes or 47.14 percent.
Proposition C, which earmarks $5.2 million for sustainable energy and efficiency projects, narrowly leans toward passage after the last update.
Now, 62,617 people have voted in favor of the green energy measure or 50.49 percent, compared to 61,411 or 49.51 who have voted no.
The city of El Paso isn’t the only governmental entity asking the voters to approve a bond issue.
In Canutillo ISD, the main bond question for $255.7 million trails 60.07 percent to 39.93 percent. The separate question on $8.4 million to reimburse the district for technology purchased for students to use for remote learning in the pandemic also trails 62.38 percent to 37.62 percent.
The San Elizario Independent School District is asking its voters to approve $24.5 million in bonds. So far, that ballot question trails 53.96 percent to 46.04 percent after the latest update.