If early voting was an indicator how the evening was going to turn out then supporters of Aledo's school bond packages knew they were in for a long night.
Proposition A, which would spend $64.2 million for a new 900-student middle school and renovation of an existing building to create an elementary school, was behind in Tarrant County, with 61 percent voting against and 39 for; and in Parker County, with 67 percent against and 33 in favor.
Proposition B, which would allocate about $8.7 million to help pay for upgrades in learning spaces for agricultural, career and technology classes, was failing 58 percent to 42 percent in Tarrant County and 64 percent to 36 percent in Parker County.
In final results Proposition A failed with 2,454 ballots cast against the measure (70 percent); to 1,020 voting in favor (29.3 percent).
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Proposition B failed too with 2,277 voting against, (66 percent); and 1,190 in favor (34.3 percent).
In Peaster - Proposition A failed with 363 votes cast in favor of the $13.5 million proposals (or 45.3 percent). However, 438 voted against it, (55 percent).
The proposal would have funded a football stadium, campus lighting, mechanical and electrical improvements, and other campus upgrades.