El Dorado Union High School District bond proposition, Measure Q (June 2008)

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An El Dorado Union High School District bond proposition, Measure Q ballot question was on the June 3, 2008 ballot for voters in the El Dorado Union High School District in El Dorado County, California, where it was approved.

Measure Q authorized the school district to borrow $66.3 million. Measure Q costs property owners $16 per $100,000 of assessed valuation.[1]

Prior to Measure Q, 1997 was the last time El Dorado had a bond referendum.[2]

A 55% supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure Q
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 19,536 56.23%
No15,20443.77%
These final, certified, election results are from the El Dorado County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure Q: "To improve student safety and the quality of education at every school by repairing, updating, constructing, furnishing and equipping school facilities, including technology, job training, science and health facilities, roofs, electrical, plumbing and heating systems, and become eligible for millions in state matching funds, shall the El Dorado Union High School District issue $66,300,000 in bonds at legal rates? The Board will appoint a citizens' oversight committee, conduct annual independent audits, and spend funds only on school and classroom improvements."[3]

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References

  1. Sacramento Bee, El Dorado schools seek to patch things up in tough times, April 14, 2008
  2. Sacramento Bee, Editorial: Yes to El Dorado school bond Measure Q, May 16, 2008
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.