With early voting just getting underway, Killeen ISD reports first day voting on a $426 million dollar bond proposal is the highest first day vote total in a Killeen ISD election in ten years.

Spokesman Terry Abbott says the first day of early voting saw 587 votes cast.

The Killeen ISD bond election is broken down into two propositions with one that would raise $235 million to build a new high school and a new elementary school to relieve overcrowding alnd with makign safety and security and accessibility improvements throughout the district.

The other proposition would raise $191 million to build new schools and make additions to existing schools.

The program would also result in consolidating some schools that are more than fifty years old.

It is the first school construction bond election in Killeen ISD in 16 years.

While early voting is this underway now, traditional election day is May 5