ST. LOUIS BOND ISSUE 1955 VOTING TOTALS

Election of May 26, 1955 (Special Election):
Twenty-Three Propositions:

f Proposition: Amount: Vote For: Vote Against: Total Vote
#1 Hospitals and Health Centers $7,507,000 124,567 18,319 142,886
#2 Expressways (3) $18,000,000 118,829 23,095 141,924
#3 Parks and Playgrounds $11,000,000 118,206 23,497 141,703
#4 Slum Clearance $10,000,000 112,876 28,468 141,339
#5 Neighborhood Rehabilitation $4,000,000 117,990 23,349 141,339
#6 Street Improvements, Openings & Widenings $11,615,000 119,337 21,890 141,227
#7 Bridges and Viaducts $11,400,000 118,451 22,305 140,756
#8 Street Resurfacing $2,000,000 120,396 20,594 140,990
#9 Street Lighting $6,000,000 120,715 20,412 141,127
#10 Voting Machines & Storage Warehouse $2,275,000 114,131 26,561 140,692
#11 Correctional & Juvenile Institutions $5,150,000 119,842 21,270 141,112
#12 Fire Dept. Buildings & Equipment $2,165,000 120,783 20,326 141,109
#13 Public Buildings Improvements $1,505,000 114,628 26,369 140,997
#14 Rubbish & Garbage Disposal $2,400,000 121,674 19,661 141,335
#15 Street Cleaning & Traffic Building $425,000 115,510 25,191 140,701
#16 Planetarium $1,000,000 105,971 34,324 140,295
#17 Zoo Improvements $1,625,000 110,515 30,234 140,749
#18 Public Library Branches $1,000,000 114,578 26,074 140,652
#19 Art Museum Improvements $1,000,000 106,927 33,449 140,376
#20 Flood Control $7,547,000 117,499 23,605 141,104
#21 Municipal Dock $2,500,000 112,999 27,064 140,063
#22 Civil Defense Communication Center $125,000 117,647 23,264 140,911
#23 Auditing & Accounting Equipment $400,000 113,392 26,911 140,303
d
Total
$110,639,000 g g g
d (Special School Bond Election)
One proposition: purchase sites, erect and repair school buildings
$16,395,000 119,205 24,066 143,271

Source: League of Women Voters Collection, Western Historic Manuscripts