CHICAGO — Midwestern voters next week go to the polls to decide the fate of $2.16 billion worth of borrowing requests, choose new governors, and decide spending and taxing measures.

Illinois leads among states with bonding referendums, seeking approval for $627 million of borrowing. Ohio follows with $433 million in requests. Wisconsin has $273 million on local ballots, Missouri has $237 million, Michigan has $190 million, Minnesota has $164 million, Indiana has $131 million, Nebraska has $93 million, and Iowa has just $12 million, according to Thomson Reuters.

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