Stoughton school referenda for improvements, construction pass

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STOUGHTON, Wis. — Voters in Stoughton have approved a pair of referenda meant to fund a series of construction and improvement projects throughout the Stoughton School District.

The first of the two referenda — which asked voters to approve up to $36.3 million for a remodel of the district’s high school, demolition of two district buildings and various safety, energy and security upgrades district-wide — passed by a 65.8%-34.2% margin.

Stoughton Schools Ref: New Construction

Stoughton Schools

  • Yes Winner 62.6%
    7,060
  • No   37.4%
    4,222
11,282
100.0% precincts reporting
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Voters also approved $11.7 million in spending to build a new gymnasium at River Bluff Middle School and demolish the existing Community Gym building.

Stoughton Schools Ref: Improvements

Stoughton Schools

  • Yes Winner 65.8%
    7,441
  • No   34.2%
    3,865
11,306
100.0% precincts reporting
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According to the district, the first question carried a potential tax impact of $52 per $100,000 of property value, while the second question carried a potential tax impact of $38 per $100,000 of property value.

The Stoughton School District was one of several Dane County school districts to have referenda on the ballot; for the latest election results, click or tap here.