Two Torrance Unified School District bond propositions, Measures Y and Z
were on the November 4, 2008 ballot
for voters in the Torrance Unified School District in Los Angeles County
. Both measures were approved.
- Measure Y authorized the school district to borrow $265 million.
- Measure Z authorized the school district to borrow $90 million.
For each measure, a 55 percent supermajority vote was required for approval.
| Measure Y|
| Yes|| 44,075|| 74.37%|
| Measure Z|
| Yes|| 41,832|| 71.49%|
- These final, certified, election results are from the Los Angeles County elections office.
|| Measure Y: "To make classrooms and core academic facilities safe and modern, improve learning and qualify for State matching money, shall Torrance Unified School District renovate or replace outdated classrooms and school buildings; repair damaged walls and floors; replace worn-out roofs, plumbing and lighting systems; repair faulty drainage systems, hardscapes, and other safety hazards, by issuing $265 million in bonds at legal interest rates with mandatory audits, independent citizen oversight and all money staying local?"
|| Measure Z: "To fund additional upgrades to school facilities that support student learning and extracurricular activities, shall Torrance Unified School District also issue $90 million in bonds at legal interest rates to renovate worn-out physical education facilities and playgrounds for health and safety; construct music/art classrooms and science labs; and replace deteriorating covered walkways to establish a safe school environment; with mandatory audits, independent citizen oversight, and all money staying local?"