Owatonna School districts voters Tuesday defeated a referendum to fund a new high school by a count of 5,762-5,642. Results are unofficial.

The ballot question: Should the Owatonna School Board of Independent School District No. 761 be authorized to issue general obligation school building bonds in an amount not to exceed $116,000,000 for acquisition and betterment of school facilities, including construction of a new high school?

Yes:   5,642             No:    5,762

Ward 1, Precinct 1   Yes: 474    No: 457
Ward 1, Precinct 2   Yes: 761    No: 544
Ward 2, Precinct 1   Yes: 295    No: 477
Ward 2, Precinct 2   Yes: 1064   No: 479
Ward 3, Precinct 1   Yes: 194     No: 288
Ward 3, Precinct 2   Yes: 313     No: 379
Ward 4, Precinct 1   Yes: 506     No: 482
Ward 4, Precinct 2  Yes: 548      No: 548
Ward 5, Precinct 1  Yes: 579      No: 409
Ward 5, Precinct 2   Yes: 452     No: 422
Clinton Falls            Yes: 456      No: 1277

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