CHICAGO – Midwestern voters face a mixed bag of bond questions and candidates Tuesday, from bankrupt Detroit which will elect a new mayor, to Polk County, Iowa, which is asking to borrow to renovate its historic courthouse, and Cincinnati, which is considering a sweeping pension-related measure.

Cincinnati voters will consider a one-of-its-kind ballot measure to tackle the city’s troubled pension system. Issue Four, one of only three ballot measures nationally that address retirement benefits, would require the city to pay forecast pension obligation shortfalls within 10 years or create new revenues to do so.

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