Election Results November 2017
A resolution canvassing vote returns of votes of St. Francis Independent School District 15 Special Election held November 7, 2017 was passed at the November 13, 2017 School Board meeting.
Be it resolved by the school board of St. Francis Independent School District 15, state of Minnesota, as follows:
1. It is hereby found, determined and declared that the special election of the voters of this school district held November 7, 2017, was in all respects duly and legally held.
2. As specified in the attached abstract of votes cast, a total of 4,921 voters of the school district voted at said special election to consider ballot question number one as follows:
School district ballot question one: Shall the school board of Independent School District 15 (St. Francis), Minnesota, be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $80,060,000 for acquisition and betterment of school facilities?
Ballot question one
Yes votes: 2,574
No votes: 2,346
Ballot question one having received the approval of at least a majority of such votes is hereby declared to have carried. The clerk is hereby directed to certify results of the general election to the county auditors of each county in which the school district is located in whole or in part.
Summary of totals
Number of persons registered as of 7:00 a.m.: 20,094
Number of persons registered on Election Day: 164
Number of accepted regular, military and overseas absentee ballots and mail ballots: 522
Total number of persons voting: 4,921 (one absentee ballot was not marked)
Voter turnout: 24.29%