Five school bonds in Idaho defeated

Northern Idaho resident Tom Meyer and Coeur d'Alene resident Alice Arambarri hold opposing signs against and for the school levy elections Tuesday at the corner of U.S. Highway 95 and Appleway Avenue in Coeur d'Alene.

What had the potential to be a historic school election day — with more than $1 billion on the line — did not break any records.

Statewide, voters rejected more than 70% of the ask, approving only $274.59 million in school funding.