RESULTS: College of Eastern Idaho measure passes with 71 percent

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IDAHO FALLS — The votes have been tallied and the measure to create a taxing district for the creation of the College of Eastern Idaho has passed with 71 percent of the vote.

The measure required a supermajority support (66.6 percent) to pass. The results are below.

RESULTS

Ballot Question: Shall a community college be organized to create the College of Eastern Idaho, which shall be a successor entity to Eastern Idaho Technical College?

YES: 10,213 (71.42 percent)

NO: 4,086 (28.58 percent)

48 of 52 precincts reporting. Includes absentee and early votes.

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CLICK HERE for information from the “VOTE YES ON THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE” campaign.

CLICK HERE for information from the “VOTE NO ON THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE” campaign.

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