Belmont-Redwood Shores School District parcel tax, Measure U (November 2008)

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A Belmont-Redwood Shores School District parcel tax, Measure U ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District in San Mateo County, California, where it was approved.

Measure U authorized the school district to impose a parcel tax of $78 for seven years.

A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure U
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 13,705 71.8%
No5,39428.2%
These final, certified, results are from the San Mateo County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure U: "To maintain academic excellence by continuing emphasis on math, science, reading, and writing; keeping schools from losing qualified teachers; and enhancing well-rounded curriculum, including music and art, shall Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District collect an annual education parcel tax of $78 for seven years, with independent community oversight of all expenditures, no funds for administrator salaries, an exemption for senior citizens 65 and over, and all funds staying in local schools to protect high-quality education?"[1]

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