Northside ISD Bond Passes in Super-Low Turnout Election

In an election that say super low turnout even by Bexar Countys dismal standards, the Northsides largest ever bond package passed by more than a two to one margin, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

Turnout in the election, which also decided suburban mayors races in several cities was about 4 1/2 percent.

68% of the voters in the district said yes to the $848 million bond package, which includes upgrades to most of the schools in the fourth largest school district in Texas, as well as four new schools.

Incumbent Mayor Chris Riley was elected in Leon Valley.  The incumbent mayor of Fair Oaks Ranch and Universal City were also re-elected.

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