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Official Results
USD 440 Special Bond Election - May 14, 2024

14 Provisional/challenged ballots canvassed on May 21; 10 counted & 4 not counted

Statistics = 2,923 total registered voters in district (2,054 Harvey Co. & 869 Sedgwick Co.)

          683 total ballots cast = 23.4% total turnout

USD 440 Bond Election

Tuesday, May 14, 2024

Special Election for Voters in USD 440 (Halstead-Bentley) Only

The polling location for ALL (Harvey County and Sedgwick County) Election Day voters in USD 440 is:

Halstead High School Gym, 520 W. 6th St. in Halstead Kansas  (polls open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

Ballot Questions:

Shall the following be adopted?

Shall Unified School District No. 440, Harvey County, Kansas (Halstead-Bentley) (the “District”) be authorized to issue general obligation bonds in an amount not to exceed $28,500,000 (the “Bonds”) to pay the costs to construct, furnish and equip:  (a) additions, improvements and renovations to Bentley Primary School, including secured entry, site improvements, and renovation and modernization of library, classrooms, cafeteria, restrooms, special education areas, and gymnasium; (b) additions, improvements and renovations to Halstead Middle School, including site improvements, renovation and modernization of Pre-K classrooms, cafeteria and restrooms, and a new entrance for facility activities; (c) additions, improvements and renovations to Halstead High School, including a 7th and 8th grade addition, weight room and girls’ locker room addition, administration offices and conference room addition, performing arts and rehearsal space classroom addition, renovations and modernization of auditorium, classrooms, and industrial arts spaces; and secured entry addition and improvements; (d) renovation and improvements to all district facilities including a replacement press box at the football facility and new softball and baseball fields; and (e) make all other necessary improvements related thereto (collectively the “Project”) and pay costs of issuance and interest on the Bonds during construction of the Project, all pursuant to the provisions of K.S.A. 10 101 et seq., K.S.A. 25 2018(f), K.S.A. 72 5457, and K.S.A. 72 5458 et seq.?


Total YES votes = 358 (313 HV & 45 SG)
Total NO votes = 325 (273 HV & 52 SG)

Certification of Canvass of Votes:

Harvey County Elections logo
800 N Main, PO Box 687
Newton, KS 67114
Rick Piepho
County Clerk & Election Officer
Fax: 316-284-6856
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