A recent poll in Illinois by a school advocacy group indicates that a majority of surveyed voters would prefer simple-majority approval, not the currently required 60%, on local bond issues for school construction projects.

Bill Sherman, a spokesman for the Rebuild Iowa Coalition, said that 53% of the 829 registered voters in the poll favored the simple majority vote. He added that 40% of the voters were opposed to the idea and 7% had no opinion.

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