San Mateo Union High School District bond proposition, Measure O (November 2010)

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A San Mateo Union High School District bond proposition, Measure O was on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in the San Mateo Union High School District in San Mateo County. It was approved.

Measure O allows the school board of the San Mateo Union High School District to borrow $186 million. The money will be spent on "classrooms/labs for science, math, and job-training, updat[ing] educational facilities to meet current safety codes, provid[ing] modern classroom technology/ computers, support[ing] academic programs/ teachers by eliminating debt, and repair[ing], construct[ing] and acquir[ing] equipment, sites, schools/ facilities."

Election results

  • Yes: 43,252 (61.92%) Approveda
  • No: 26,602 (38.08%)

Election results are from the San Mateo County elections division as of November 27, 2010.

A 55% supermajority vote was required for approval.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

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

Measure O: "To better prepare local students for college/ 21st century jobs, shall San Mateo Union High School District provide classrooms/ labs for science, math, and job-training, update educational facilities to meet current safety codes, provide modern classroom technology/ computers, support academic programs/ teachers by eliminating debt, and repair, construct and acquire equipment, sites, schools/ facilities, by issuing $186,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, with citizen oversight, no money for administrators’ salaries and all funds supporting only local schools?"

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