Building support to win a bond referendum

January 25, 2019

In a conservative North Carolina county where most residents take a dim view of raising taxes to fund public projects, Alamance Community College (ACC) in November secured approval for a $39.6 million bond package.

The victory was historic and unprecedented for the college. It garnered two-to-one voter support, winning every county precinct, including in rural areas that begrudged the college in earlier bond votes.

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