(DIGITALJOURNAL) — An elementary school in Austin, Texas will be getting a new name and after a process whereby the public sent in suggestions the name with the most votes turned out to be Donald Trump. So will it become the Donald J. Trump Elementary School?
Well, it could be. After a well-attended and vociferous meeting March 28, the local school board voted to seek a new name for Robert E. Lee Elementary. But while they called for the public to submit their choices between March 29 and April 15, they added that the final decision is still theirs.
So the jury is out as to what name they'll come up with to replace what many consider to be a racist name. But Austin Independent School District officials announced the results of the public submissions this week and of 240 votes cast, 45 were cast for Trump.
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