Biggs Unified School District bond proposition, Measure E (November 2008)
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.
- These final, certified, results from the Butte County elections office.
The question on the ballot:
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|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.
- Text of Measure E
- Election results
- No on E, a blog opposing Measure E
- Cal-Tax report on the November school bond elections