Richland School District bond proposition, Measure J (November 2008)

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A Richland School District bond proposition, Measure J ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the Richland School District in Kern County, California, where it was approved.

Measure J authorized the school district to borrow $23 million.

A 55% supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure J
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 2,469 71.3%
No99428.7%
These final, certified, election results are from the Kern County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

MEASURE J: "To improve educational opportunities, increase safety in our schools and qualify for State matching funds: shall the Richland School District issue $23 million in bonds, providing for a citizens' oversight committee, annual audits, interest rates below legal limits, and no money for salaries or school operating expenses, in order to renovate existing school buildings, update technology, purchase land and construct a new elementary school, with all money raised benefitting our local students?"[1]

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