Los Rios Community College bond proposition, Measure M (November 2008)

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A Los Rios Community College District bond proposition, Measure M ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the Los Rios Community College District, where it was approved.

The Los Rio Community College District is spread out over parts of five counties: El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento, Solano and Yolo.

Measure M authorized the Los Rios Community College District to borrow $475 million.

A 55 percent supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure M
County: Yes No
Votes  % Votes  %
El Dorado County 35,171 49.90% 35,313 50.10%
Placer County 69 35.20% 127 64.80%
Sacramento County 263,876 58.75% 185,252 41.25%
Solano County 17 65.38% 9 34.62%
Yolo County 29,107 62.40% 17,509 37.60%
Totals: 328,240 57.9% 238,210 42.1%
These election results are from the El Dorado County election office, the Placer County election office, the Sacramento County election office, the Solano County election office and the Yolo County election office.

Editorial boards in favor

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure M: "Shall the Los Rios Community College District be authorized to issue $475,000,000 million in bonds at the lowest available interest rates to improve student academic performance by building classrooms, facilities and labs throughout the district including for teaching green technologies; nursing and health care programs; architecture, engineering and construction management; computer sciences; early childhood development; and fire and police public safety programs at the American River, Cosumnes River, El Dorado, Folsom, and Sacramento City College campuses?"[2]

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  1. Sacramento Bee, "'Yes' on Measure M to build for future," Oct. 11, 2008
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.