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Library and stadium citizen-led ballot initiatives both pass

Posted: 1:31 AM, Nov 06, 2019
Updated: 2019-11-06 03:33:17-05
Boise Public Library

BOISE, Idaho — Voters in Boise were asked to weigh in on two propositions--both of which deal with major city proposals: a new library , and a downtown stadium - -and voters voted yes on both.

Related: Boise Council decides to introduce revised "vote for a vote" ordinance on library and stadium projects

In regards to prop 1, the yes vote means the City of Boise can not undertake any aspect of a library project with expected costs of $25,000,000.00 or more without first obtaining approval by a majority of Boise voters in a future election.

Related: To vote or not to vote: library and stadium measures proceed to ballot

For prop 2, the yes vote means the City of Boise can not participate in any aspect of a sport stadium facility project with expected costs of $5,000,000.00 or more in public and/or private funding without first obtaining approval by a majority of Boise voters in a future election.

Related: The library and stadium citizen-led ballot initiatives qualify for November general election ballot

Here's a full breakdown of the votes:

Boise City Ballot Proposition 1 (100% Precincts Reporting)

YES--35,545 69.1%

NO--15,878 30.9%

Boise City Ballot Proposition 2 (100% Precincts Reporting)

YES--38,868 75.2%

NO--12,826 24.8%