We have received several comments from readers regarding the Tuesday School Elections. First are allegations that Boise’s ballot language disguises the fact they are seeking $70,000,000 which is broken down into $14,000,000 every year for 5 years. One reader claims the Meridian ballot is much clearer, adding the Boise cost pegged at a mere $7 a month on average, really amounts to nearly $500 over the 5 year course of the levy.
We have also been informed the “IDAHO VOTES” link previously posted is no good. Ada County Clerk and chief election officer, Chris Rich, told the GUARDIAN Monday voters in Tuesday’s levy elections should vote where they voted last fall. Polling places are not changing for the Tuesday election, in which school levies in Meridian and Boise school districts will be decided. Polls are open 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. You call the Ada County Elections office at 287-6860 for specific polling information.
Judge the ballot language for yourself.
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