Minnesota election results are in

Published: Nov. 3, 2021 at 1:08 PM CDT|Updated: Nov. 3, 2021 at 8:47 PM CDT
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NORTH MANKATO, Minn. (KEYC) - Tuesday’s election results for local races have been published.

BLUE EARTH COUNTY

Two tax increases have been approved for the St. Clair School District, moving forward with an addition to the current school site.

BROWN COUNTY

New Ulm Public Schools’ referendum failed by a margin of 88 votes on Question One, and Question Two failed by more than 200 votes.

Question One proposed to revoke the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorizations of $70.32 per pupil and $717.16 per pupil and to replace those authorizations with a new authorization of $787.48 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization would have increased each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for 10 years beginning with taxes payable in 2022, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Question 2 proposed to increase the schools’ general education revenue by $200 per pupil to fund career and technical education programs.

COTTONWOOD COUNTY

Voters approved the issue of general obligation school building bonds for Red Rock Central School District. The outcome means that the Red Rock Central School Board is now authorized to issue its general obligation school building bonds in an amount that does not exceed $41 million. The funds will then be used for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including the construction and equipping of a new pre-K-12 school facility to be located in Lamberton.

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Red Rock Central Bond Referendum passes! Read more: https://www.redrockcentral.org/page/hot_news/view/714

Posted by Red Rock Central Falcons on Wednesday, November 3, 2021

The Windom Area School District passed the renewal of its operating referendum 474-286, although its Capital Technology Levy failed 359-400.

Election Results - unofficial Question #1 Renewal of operating referendum Yes 474 No 286 Passes Question #2 Capital Technology Levy Yes 359 No 400 Fails

Posted by Windom Area School District - ISD 177 on Tuesday, November 2, 2021

FREEBORN COUNTY

Voters approved the renewal of the Albert Lea Area Schools’ expiring referendum revenue.

The school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $580.99 per pupil was scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2021. The proposed referendum revenue authorization will increase each year by the rate of inflation and be applicable for 10 years beginning with taxes payable in 2022, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

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Unofficial Results 2,404 Yes 1,256 No

Posted by Albert Lea Area Schools on Tuesday, November 2, 2021

LE SUEUR COUNTY

Voters rejected Le Sueur-Henderson Public Schools’ bonding requests.

Question One would have authorized the district to issue up to $50 million to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including, but not limited to, demolition of Park Elementary, Early Childhood Center and classroom additions and improvements at Hilltop Elementary and improvements to the Le Sueur-Henderson Middle/High School, including Pre-Kindergarten - Third Grade/District Office and Career & Technical Education additions.

Question Two, which could only have been passed had Question One been approved by voters, would have authorized the district to issue up to $7.5 million to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including, but not limited to, a new multi-use activity center.

MARTIN COUNTY

The Truman School District passed both referendum questions.

CONGRATULATIONS to the COMMUNITY and the Truman Public School! Both referendum questions on the ballot passed and for...

Posted by Truman School District on Wednesday, November 3, 2021

NICOLLET COUNTY

In St. Peter, Shanon Nowell defeated the incumbent candidate to become the new mayor of St. Peter. The city will also be getting a new fire station after voters approved a sales and use tax of one-half of one percent to fund a new fire station.

Thank you everyone that took time to vote for the future of our community!

Posted by Saint Peter Public Schools on Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Nicollet Public Schoolsreferendum passed 294-166.

The school district proposed to renew the existing property tax referendum authorization of $818.11 per pupil that is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2021, and to increase the school district’s general education revenue by $400 per pupil, subject to an annual increase at the rate of inflation.The proposed referendum revenue authorization of $1,218.11 would be first levied in 2021 for taxes payable in 2022 and be applicable for five years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

REDWOOD COUNTY

Redwood Area Schools passed both questions on its referendum.

Question One, which passed 668-179, is a proposal to renew the school district’s existing referendum revenue authorization of $321.18 per pupil, which is scheduled to expire after taxes payable in 2021. The proposed referendum revenue authorization is applicable for 10 years, beginning with taxes payable in 2022, unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

Results from the RASD Special Election: https://www.myklgr.com/local-news/results-of-redwood-area-school-district-special-election/

Posted by Redwood Area Schools on Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Question Two, which passed 553-295, proposed to increase the school district’s general education revenue by $138.82 per pupil. The proposed referendum revenue authorization is applicable for 10 years unless otherwise revoked or reduced as provided by law.

RENVILLE COUNTY

Renville County West Public Schoolsreferendum questions failed.

Question One proposed to increase its referendum revenue authorization in the amount of $110 per pupil. The increased authorization proposed in this ballot question would be first effective for taxes payable in 2022, and would be applicable for 10 years unless earlier revoked or reduced as provided by law. This question failed by a vote of 294-351.

Question Two, which could have only been approved had Question One passed, would have authorized the school district to issue general obligation school building bonds up to $3.91 million to provide funds for the acquisition and betterment of school sites and facilities, including without limitation, demolition of the existing swimming pool and construction of a new swimming pool and related parking to serve the District’s school sites and facilities.

RICE COUNTY

Tom Rud won the mayoral race in Lonsdale.

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