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East Bay Regional Park District bond proposition, Measure WW (November 2008)

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An East Bay Regional Park District bond proposition, Measure WW ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot in Contra Costa County and Alameda County, for voters in the East Bay Regional Park District, where it was approved.

Measure WW authorized the East Bay Regional Park District to issue up to $500 million in general obligation bonds.

In order to pass, at supermajority of at least 2/3rds of those voting in the election had to vote "yes."

Election results

Measure WW
County: Yes No
Votes  % Votes  %
Alameda County 377,467 72.12% 145,923 27.88%
Contra Costa County 294,018 71.66% 116,289 28.34%
Totals: 671,485 71.9% 262,212 28.1%
These election results are from the Alameda County elections office and the Contra Costa County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure WW: "To continue restoring urban creeks, protect wildlife, purchase/save open space, wetlands/shoreline, acquire/develop/improve local and regional parks, trails and recreational facilities, shall East Bay Regional Park District be authorized to issue up to $500 million in general obligation bonds, provided repayment projections, verified by independent auditors, demonstrate that property tax rates will not increase beyond present rates of $10 per year, per $100,000 of assessed valuation?"[1]

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