ANCHORAGE (AP) -- Anchorage voters went to the polls Tuesday to decide on a multitude of measures.
Voters rejected an initiative that would have mandated a citywide redistricting and an election for all 11 Assembly members next year.
But they passed a proposition to eliminate runoff election requirements in School Board and Assembly races. Proposition 2 also reduced the margin needed to avoid a runoff in the mayor's race from 50 percent to 45 percent.
Voters agreed to spend $167 million on school repairs and additions, as well as a new high school in Eagle River. But they said no to a proposition that would have consolidated school district offices and training rooms in a single building.
Voters gave the go-ahead to a $40 million road bond measure and to a $2.9 million proposition for emergency services but rejected four others that would have improved parks, libraries and public transportation.
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