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Southeast Iowa Election Results from April 2, 2019

Apr 2, 2019

Two southeast Iowa school districts held special elections on Tuesday, April 2. The polls were busy in Fort Madison with more than 3,200 votes cast in the race. That was not the case in Burlington, where fewer than 700 people cast ballots, which is a turnout of less than 3.5%.

Burlington School District

Shall the district levy an annual Physical Plant and Equipment property tax not to exceed $0.67/$1,000 of assessed valuation for ten years?

  • Yes – 79.8%
  • No – 20.2%

Fort Madison School District

Shall the district borrow up to $30,000,000 to build a new elementary school and construct traffic and ground improvements to the site?

  • Yes – 58.1%
  • No – 41.9%

*60% Required to Pass*

Fort Madison School Board

  • Bradley Menke – 34.6%
  • Brian Steffensmeier (Inc) – 44.9%
  • Joshua Wykert (Inc) – 19.4%