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School Bonds Pass in Hopkins County

May 6, 2024 – Although the totals remain “unofficial” until approved by their respective boards, both Sulphur Bluff and Sulphur Springs saw their bonds pass with overwhelming success during last Saturday’s election. Both districts achieved exactly 72% “for” and 28% “against” as the final totals came in.

Most of the votes for SSISD came in during early voting with 1,671 early votes cast (1,262 in favor, 409 against) and 768 votes cast on election day (494 for, 274 against) with a final total of 1756 approving the bonds and 683 against.

Sulphur Bluff Indepedent School District received a total of 150 votes during the voting process. A total of 65 votes during early voting with the “for” votes far outweighing the “against” votes by a margin of 52 to 13. Election day in Sulphur Bluff also saw a strong turnout for approval as 85 total votes were cast on election day with 56 “for” votes cast and 29 “against” votes were cast.

Both districts will official canvass and approve the votes during their next meeting and move forward in the process to issue bonds.


Author: Chad Young

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