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Biggs Unified School District bond proposition, Measure E (November 2008)

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A Biggs Unified School District bond proposition, Measure E ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the Biggs Unified School District in Butte County, California, where it was defeated.

If Measure E had been approved, it would have authorized the school district to borrow $6.9 million.

Eight months prior to the defeat of Measure E, voters in the district also defeated Measure A, a $4,275,000 bond request. Four years later, voters in the district defeated Measure B, a $6 million bond request.

A 55% supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure E
Defeatedd No76454.26%
Yes 644 45.74%
These final, certified, results from the Butte County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Measure E: "To improve the quality of education, qualify for $4,000,000 state matching funds, fix leaky roofs, improve fire safety, repair and modernize classrooms, upgrade electrical, plumbing, heating/ventilation systems for energy efficiency, and update science and computer technology, shall Biggs Unified School District issue $6,900,000 of bonds at legal rates to renovate, acquire, construct and equip neighborhood schools, sites and facilities, with required independent financial audits, citizens' oversight and no money for administrators' salaries?"


Altogether, there were 95 school bond measures on the November 4 ballot across California. Of the 95, just eight were defeated. Measure E is one of the eight that was defeated.

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