School levy’s pass, voter turnout is only 23 percent

For Tuesday’s school election, which has a traditionally low voter turnout, only 23 percent of the electorate went out to cast a ballot.

Voters approved an elementary levy by a margin of 324 in favor and 167 against.

For the high school levy, it passed by a margin of 323 in favor and 194 against.

The Miami Colony votes for the high school portion of the levy and with 27 votes, they voted 15 against and 12 in favor.

Two trustees were up for election, each for a three-year term.

Incumbent Joe Russell and new board member Terri Peters had no opposition and by state law were elected by acclamation, and not on the ballot.