Bond Issues Approved for City of Columbus in Primary Election

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WTVN)--Voters in Columbus approved all five bond issue requests from the city in Tuesday's primary election.

With the unofficial results in from the Franklin County Board of Elections, the bonds will be issued for funding a variety of services, like public utilities, parks and recreation, health and safety, and neighborhood development.

Among the many projects to be tackled with the bonds, one of them is affordable housing.

Across Franklin County, a proposed tax levy in Hamilton Township was rejected, The Canal Winchester School District had a levy approved, and the Groveport-Madison School district had a levy request that was denied by voters on Tuesday.

An income tax issue for the city of Gahanna also passed.

Elections officials put the turnout for Tuesday's primary in Franklin County at just 7%

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