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Millage Election Turnout Is Light

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Day
10
Month
June
Year
1974
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A surveyof Ann Arbor precincts this morning indicated a voter turnout of between light and medium for the school election and special city election. School officials reported as of 11 a.m., with 55 of the district's 72 precincts reporting, 2,100 persons had voted. Last year 14,657 persons voted in the school election. That was down from the year before when 18,875 persons voted. Ann Arbor city and school officials are predicting about 25 per cent of the registered voters will go to the polls. There are 76,000 registered voters who are both in the city and the school district. An additional 3,500 registered voters are outside the city mits but still in the school district. Voters in the school district will elect three new members for the nine-member Board of Education. Also on the ballot is a school millage request of 1.3 milis for five years and a city millage request of 1.7 milis for one year. Ypsilanti school officials reported a good early morning voter turnout. In Ypsilanti, voters will èlect two new school board members and decide on a request for an additional 5 milis for operating expenses for one year. Polls are open until 8 p.m. Results for the Ann Arbor election will be phoned in and tabulated at Pioneer High School in the East Cafetería. I