Posted: Nov 7, 2012 2:23 PM by Ben Lloyd - firstname.lastname@example.org
CORPUS CHRISTI - The citizens of Corpus Christi faced a long ballot in this election, including eight propositions covering repairs to facilities and roads.
Proposition 1 passed with 74 percent of voters in favor of the $55 million dollar bond project to improve the condition of city streets.
Proposition 2, the City Hall Improvements measure, failed by a smaller margin with 54% opposed to issuing bonds in the amount of $1,750,000 to repair the building.
Proposition 3 passed with 54% of the voters in favor of $4,750,000 in bonds to improve the city's service center.
Proposition 4 passed by a large margin with 67% in favor of making $16,000,000 in improvements to the city's parks and recreation facilities.
Proposition 5 asked the voters to approve $2,340,000 to make improvements to museum and libraries. Voters overwhelmingly said yes with 65% of the vote.
Proposition 6 also passed with 67% approving $820,000 to improve public health facilities.
Proposition 7 passed with 52% of votes in favor of $700,000 to improve the vehicle impound yard and other unnamed improvements.
Proposition 8 passed with 61% of voters in favor of issuing $8,400,000 for economic development projects.
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