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Michael Caswell

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Is Fairport School Superintendent Good At Math?
« on: March 26, 2020, 03:49:21 am »
Here is a tweet


https://fairport.org/2019/12/residents-approve-fairport-forward-capital-improvement-project/

68% approval?

Here is the superintendent's math reasoning.


Residents in the Fairport Central School District approved the Fairport Forward capital improvement project, Tuesday, Dec. 10.

The results from the capital project vote are as follows:

Proposition #1 (Capital Project) Approved

YES 2069
NO 963

Proposition #2 (Capital Building Reserve Fund) Approved
YES 2182
NO 849

Dear Fairport Community,

Today, residents supported the Fairport Forward Capital Improvement Project vote with a 68% approval.

BUT THERE IS A MAJOR FLAW IN HIS EQUATION.

WHAT ABOUT THE 40,000 PEOPLE WHO WERE REGISTERED VOTERS WHO DIDN'T VOTE?   Likely because the event was poorly advertised? Conveniently forgotten eh?



2000/40,000 =  5% 

The truth is 5% voted for this project

I'd say a result like that needs some scrutiny. I'd say it needs to be rerun, but this time with ONLINE VOTING and adequate advertising.


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