The Bowling Green School district’s $72 million 37-year bond request failed at the polls Tuesday.
The levy went down 3468 46.3 percent to 4019 53.7 percent.
Sandy Rowland (D), 2970, 31.20 percent and Greg Robinette (R), 2677, 28.1 percent won at large council seats. Holly Cipriani (D) 1956, 20.55 percent came in third. Trailing were Independent Nathan Eberly, 934, and Green candidates Beverly Elwazani, 717, and Carolyn S. Kawecka, 226.
In ward races William Herald (R) ousted Democrat Scott Seeliger 1470-1358 in Ward 4.
Two Democratic incumbents fended off Republican challenges. In Ward 1 Daniel Gordon won 253-79 over Hunter Sluss. In Ward 2 John Zanfardino defeated Kent Ramsey 531-248.
The charter amendment prompted by anti-pipeline activists went down to defeat 2144 38.6 percent, to 3405, 61.4 percent.
The county human services levy passed with 67.8 percent of the vote with about 10 percent of the precincts left to report.