Updated: Tuesday, 02 Feb 2010, 10:54 PM MST
Published : Tuesday, 02 Feb 2010, 9:11 PM MST
ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) - Voters have approved giving the Albuquerque Public Schools $616 million in bond issues and a property tax mill levy to fix up schools and build a new football stadium.
With all precincts reporting, the bond passed with 72 percent of the 32,000 votes cast.
The district will issue $225 million in general-obligation bonds for construction, maintenance and technology, as well as to match capital outlay funds.
The mill levy to make up the rest passed with 68 percent of the vote.
Big-ticket items for the money includes $26 million for Rio Grande High School and $38 million for a new sports complex and football stadium on Albuquerque's West Side.
Also on the Web: Unofficial results