Since 1985, voters rejected tax rate increases 4 times and accepted a rate increase 3 times. In every case, the rate increase was requested a second time before it passed. During the same period, 7 bonds referendum for construction passed while 2 were defeated. In both cases the original request was defeated and then a second request, at a lower dollar amount, was asked and passed. The attachment shows dates, results, and any next steps. This attachment even includes the detailed press statement provided after the almost $80 million 2007 referendum passed by 100 votes. This recap was taken directly from the Geneva School District website and placed into a flow chart.