LaSalle County referendum results mixed
LaSalle County had mixed referendum results on Nov. 6.
Voters favored the Second Amendment Advisory Question: "Shall LaSalle County oppose the passage of any bill where the Illinois General Assembly desires to restrict the Individual right of U.S. Citizens as protected by the Second Amendment of the United States Constitution?"
With 100 percent of the votes counted, 25,160 were in favor, and 12,386 opposed the measure.
The voters of the Village of Ransom were asked to decide: "Should hens be allowed to be kept within the Village of Ransom?"
With 100 percent of the votes counted, 81 were in favor, and 29 opposed the proposition.
In regard to a similar question—Should roosters be allowed to be kept within the Village of Ransom?"—with 100 percent of the votes counted, 59 were in favor and 51 opposed the proposition.
City of Streator citizens were asked: “Shall the City of Streator retain the managerial form of municipal government?”
With 100 percent of the votes counted, 2,219 were in favor, and 1,076 opposed the measure.
LaSalle County voters were also asked to decide on the Fieldcrest Community Unit School District No.6, which did not pass.
The question on the ballot asked: "Shall the Board of Education of Fieldcrest Community Unit School District Number 6, Woodford, LaSalle, Livingston, and Marshall Counties, Illinois, build and equip a school building located in Wenona, Illinois, demolish a portion of the existing Fieldcrest Middle School Building, build and equip a school building located in Minonk, Illinois, demolish the existing Fieldcrest High School Building, improve school sites and issue bonds of said School District to the amount of $29,000,000 for the purpose of paying the costs thereof?"
With 100 percent of the votes counted, 106 were in favor, and 210 opposed the measure.