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{{bonds}}{{TOCnestright}}There are 426 public school districts in [[Wisconsin]], and each is entitled, through the action of its local Board of Education, to place school district referendum questions before its voters under certain circumstances.  [[School referendum]] questions differ from [[school referendum elections]] in Wisconsin.  Bond referendums in Wisconsin allow the board of education in a Wisconsin school district to ask voters to approve any debt exceeding $1,000,000 where as a [[school referendum]] questions allows the board to ask voters to exceed the districts spending cap.
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{{bonds}}{{TOCnestright}} '''School bond and tax elections in Wisconsin''' are held under two circumstances:
  
In 2008, 146 school referenda have (or will be on 11/4/08) been put to the people. 49 of them passed, 49 failed, and 46 have yet to be voted on.
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* To issue new bonding
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* Issue debt exceeding $1,000,000
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* To exceed revenue caps.
  
==February 19, 2008==
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==Laws affecting school finance==
* [[Auburndale Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $160,000 ''failed''
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* [[Auburndale Unfunded Retirement Accounts Referendum (2008)]] $1,000,000 ''failed''
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* [[Auburndale Capital Improvements Referendum (2008)]] $860,000 ''failed''
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* [[Darlington Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $2,800,000 ''passed''
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* [[Kenosha Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $2,427,000 ''passed''
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* [[Kenosha High School Additions Referendum (2008)]] $52,500,000 ''passed''
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* [[Marshfield Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $13,500,000 ''passed''
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* [[Merrill Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $2,915,000 ''failed''
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* [[Thorp Shop Addition Referendum (2008)]] $490,000 ''passed''
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* [[Waterloo HVAC Upgrades Referendum (2008)]] $1,500,000 ''passed''
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==April 1, 2008 Wisconsin school bond referenda==
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==Required notice of bond election==
* [[Alma Center Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $1,200,000 ''passed''
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* [[Baldwin-Woodville Area Swimming Pool (2008)]] $3,500,000 ''failed''
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* [[Baldwin-Woodville Area New Intermediate School (2008)]] $16,775,000 ''failed''
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* [[Belmont Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $1,750,000 ''passed''
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* [[Beloit Turner Stadium Referendum (2008)]] $2,500,000 ''failed''
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* [[Beloit Turner Improvements Referendum (2008)]] $6,100,000 ''passed''
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* [[Bonduel Maintenance Referendum (2008)]] $5,800,000 ''passed''
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* [[Boyceville Community Maintenance Referendum (2008)]] $5,825,000 ''passed''
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* [[Bruce Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $1,500,000 ''failed''
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* [[Cameron Maintenance Referendum (2008)]] $1,000,000 ''passed''
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* [[Cassville Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $3,900,000 ''passed''
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* [[Chetek Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $1,200,000 ''failed''
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* [[Cumberland Auditorium Construction (2008)]] $5,900,000 ''failed''
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* [[Durand Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $1,200,000 ''failed''
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* [[Elcho Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $2,500,000 ''failed''
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* [[Ellsworth Community Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] ''failed''
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* [[Elmbrook Renovation School Bond (2008)]] $62.2 million
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* [[Germantown New Elementary School (2008)]] $16,500,000
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* [[Glendale-River Hills Maintenance Referendum (2008)]] $3,750,000
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* [[Greenfield New Utility Building (2008)]] $410,000
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* [[Greenfield New Swimming Pool (2008)]] $5,975,000
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* [[Hartford New Elementary School (2008)]] $24,952,000
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* [[Hartford New School Maintenance (2008)]] $593,000 per year
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* [[Iowa Grant Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $1,000,000
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* [[Jefferson High School Addition (2008)]] $45,600,000
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* [[LaCrosse New Elementary School (2008)]] $35,000,000
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* [[LaCrosse Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $20,875,000
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* [[Luxemburg-Casco Renovation Referendum (2008)]] $18,500,000
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* [[Manawa Exceed Revenue Limits for General Maintenance (2008)]] $195,000 per year ''failed''
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* [[Manawa Exceed Revenue Limits for Upgrades (2008)]] $4,800,000 ''failed''
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* [[Middleton-Cross Plains Transportation Center Referendum (2008)]] $3,900,000 ''passed''
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* [[Montello Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $2,925,000 ''failed''
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* [[Monticello Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $2,415,000 ''passed''
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* [[Pecatonica Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $350,000 ''passed''
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* [[Plum City Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $1,050,000 ''failed''
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* [[Portage General Maintenance Referendum (2008)]] $2,300,000 ''passed''
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* [[Princeton Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $800,000 ''passed''
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* [[Racine Maintenance School Bond (2008)]] $16.5 million ''passed''
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* [[Rice Lake New Middle School Referendum (2008)]] $29,000,000 ''failed''
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* [[River Ridge Football Field Referendum (2008)]] $165,000 ''failed''
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* [[River Ridge Debt Refinancing Referendum (2008)]] $595,000 ''passed''
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* [[River Ridge Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $1,580,000 ''passed''
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* [[Royall Outstanding Obligations Referendum (2008)]] $1,400,000 ''passed''
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* [[Sauk Prairie Acquire Property Referendum (2008)]] $2,200,000 ''passed''
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* [[Sevastopol Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $1,800,000 ''passed''
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* [[Shorewood Maintenance Referendum (2008)]] $9,650,000 ''passed''
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* [[Somerset New High School Referendum (2008)]] $35,434,000 ''failed''
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* [[Stockbridge Unfunded Retirement Accounts Referendum (2008)]] $272,000 ''passed''
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* [[Stockbridge Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $600,000 ''passed''
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* [[Washington Roof Replacement (2008)]] $75,000 ''passed''
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* [[Washington Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $255,000 ''passed''
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* [[Waupun Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $10,000,000 ''failed''
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* [[Wisconsin Heights Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $800,000 ''failed''
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==April 15, 2008==
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* [[Gilmanton Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $125,000
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==April 29, 2008==
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* [[Woodruff Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $4,125,000 ''failed on 2/19/08, returned on the 4/29/08 ballot where it failed again''
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==May 20, 2008==
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* [[Rio Community Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $1,270,000 ''failed on 2/19/08, passed on the 5/20/08 election''
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==June 3, 2008 Wisconsin school bond referenda==
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* [[Baldwin school bond referendum (2008)]]
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* [[Baldwin-Woodville Swimming Pool Referendum (2008)]] $3,500,000 ''failed''
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* [[City of Manitowoc Bond Referendum (2008)]] $7 million
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* [[Weyerhaeuser Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $1,804,357 ''failed on 4/1/08, returned to the 6/3/08 ballot where it passed''
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* [[Winneconne Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $1,760,000 ''failed on 4/1/08, returned to the 6/3/08 ballot where it passed''
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==June 10, 2008==
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* [[Salem Four Year Exceed Revenue Limits Referendum (2008)]] $1,595,000 ''failed''
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* [[Salem Improvements Referendum (2008)]] $6,500,000 ''passed''
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==June 24, 2008==
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* [[Wausaukee Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $575,000 ''failed''
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==August 19, 2008 Wisconsin school bond referenda==
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* [[Wausaukee Operation Expenses Referendum (2008)]] $6,750,000
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==September 9th, 2008 Wisconsin school bond referenda==
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* [[Colby School Maintenance Referendum (2008)]] $2,550,000 ''passed''
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* [[Colby Schools Service Liability Referendum (2008)]] $1,400,000 ''passed''
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* [[Deerfield Community School Maintenance Referendum (2008)]] $1,875,000 ''passed''
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* [[Mineral Point Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $3,980,000 ''failed''
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* [[Montello Schools Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $1,900,000 ''passed''
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* [[Neillsville Schools Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $1,500,000 ''passed''
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* [[Rhinelander Schools Construction and New Pool (2008)]] $23,350,000 ''failed''
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* [[Rhinelander school referendum (2008)]]
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* [[Rhinelander Building Costs Referendum (2008)]] $225,000 ''failed''
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* [[Rubicon Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $450,000 ''passed''
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* [[Salem Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $1,160,000 per year ''failed''
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* [[Shawno New Construction Referendum (2008)]] $24,900,000 ''passed''
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* [[Weston Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $995,000 ''passed''
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==Nov 4th, 2008 Wisconsin school bond referenda==
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* [[Auburndale Operational Expenses Referendum (2008)]] $2,000,000
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* [[Birchwood Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $650,000
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* [[Boscobel Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $1,650,000
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* [[Brillion New Elementary School Referendum (2008)]] $23,690,000
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* [[Clinton Maintenance Referendum (2008)]] $9,630,000
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* [[Denmark Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $2,400,000
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* [[Ellsworth Improvements Referendum (2008)]] $2,000,000
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* [[Ellsworth Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $4,500,000
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* [[Germantown Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $500,000
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* [[Germantown New Elementary School (2008)]] $22,500,000
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* [[Gibralter Area Schools Referendum (2008)]] $5,300,000
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* [[Hillbert Additions and Renovations Referendum (2008)]] $6,815,000
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* [[Jefferson Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $1,200,000
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* [[Jefferson Swimming Pool and Improvements Referendum (2008)]] $39,700,000
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* [[Kiel High School Auditorium Maintenance (2008)]] $350,000 per year through 2019
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* [[Kiel New Construction Referendum (2008)]] $17,430,000
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* [[Kiel Technology Improvements (2008)]] $6,500,000
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* [[LaCrosse Renovation Referendum (2008)]] $18,500,000
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* [[Lafarge Schools Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $250,000 per year
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* [[Lake Mills Area Middle School Renovation (2008)]] $15,600,000
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* [[Lodi Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $2,625,000
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* [[Madison Metropolitan Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $27,000,000 over three years, then $13,000,000 per year
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* [[Mercer Schools Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $1,750,000
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* [[Merton Community Renovation Referendum (2008)]] $3,000,000
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* [[New London Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $300,000 per year
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* [[North Crawford Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $400,000 per year
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* [[Oconto Falls Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $20,000 per year
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* [[Oconto Falls Sports Facilities Referendum (2008)]] $4,595,000 ''failed on 4/1/08, back for the 11/4/08 election''
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* [[Oregon Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $4,000,000
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* [[Pittsville Schools Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $525,000
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* [[Plymouth Exceed Revenue Limit (2008)]] $6,075,000
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* [[Poynette Replace Elementary School Referendum (2008)]] $13,675,000 ''failed on 4/1/08, back for the 11/4/08 election''
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* [[Random Lake School Repair Referendum (2008)]] $640,000
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* [[Rhinelander Schools Construction and New Pool (2008)]] $23,350,000 ''failed on 4/1/08 and 9/9/08, back for the 11/4/08 election''
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* [[Rhinelander school referendum (2008)]]
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* [[Rhinelander Building Costs Referendum (2008)]] $225,000 ''failed on 4/1/08 and 9/9/08, back for the 11/4/08 election''
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* [[Saint Francis Science Lab Construction Referendum (2008)]] $14,900,000
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* [[Seneca Maintenance Referendum (2008)]] $800,000
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* [[Sun Prairie Area New Swimming Pool (2008)]] $3,900,000
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* [[Sun Prairie Area Swimming Pool Maintenance (2008)]] $288,205 per year
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* [[Tigerton Remodeling Referendum (2008)]] $1,980,00
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* [[Washburn Exceed Revenue Limits (2008)]] $900,000 ''failed on 4/1/08, back for the 11/4/08 election''
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* [[Watertown Additional Staff Referendum (2008)]] $3,920,000
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* [[Watertown New Construction Referendum (2008)]] $22,385,000
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* [[West Bend New Elementary School Referendum (2008)]] $41,450,000
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* [[West Bend Renovate Badger Middle School (2008)]] $27,400,000
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==Historical data, Wisconsin school bond referenda==
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The following demonstrates historical data of the number of referendum elections proposed in the state of Wisconsin, the number of referendum elections passed per election cycle and the total amount of dollars that the board of education is seeking to grow above the revenue limits for individual Wisconsin school district.
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===2008===
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===2006-2007===
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'''November 4, 2007 Wisconsin school bond referenda:'''
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* [[Hartford New Elementary School Bond (2007)]] $24.9 million, failed
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* [[Hartford Classroom Staffing School Bond (2007)]] exceed state spending limits by $593,000 per year, failed
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==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 10:35, 15 October 2009

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School bond and tax elections in Wisconsin are held under two circumstances:
  • To issue new bonding
  • Issue debt exceeding $1,000,000
  • To exceed revenue caps.

Laws affecting school finance

Required notice of bond election

External links