Tag Archives: May 2013 Analysis

Moving forward on jail, courthouse requires more buy-in from Iowa City

[Source: “Moving forward on jail, courthouse requires more buy-in from Iowa City,” Press Citizen, 10 May 2013, by John Deeth] Tuesday, for the second time in six months, “Yes” came out of the justice center vote with significantly more votes than “No,” but not quite enough for the required 60 percent supermajority. Clearly most of […]

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Justice Center – Results, Politics, and Next Steps

[Source: Sullivan’s Salvos, 10 May 2013, by Rod Sullivan] Justice Center Results Voters in Johnson County went to the polls last Tuesday, and the Justice Center Measure failed by a margin of 54-46. (Because Iowa requires a supermajority for bond issues, 60% is required. So despite twice getting a clear majority of the public support, […]

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