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City of Palo Alto Library bond proposition, Measure N (November 2008)

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A City of Palo Alto Library bond proposition, Measure N ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the City of Palo Alto in Santa Clara County, where it was approved.

Measure N authorized the City of Palo Alto to borrow $76 million to obtain funds with which to update the city's library.

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

Election results

Measure N
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 21,894 69.36%
No9,67230.64%
These final, certified, election results are from the Santa Clara County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

MEASURE N: "To provide additional space to expand library collections, add new children's and group program areas, replace outdated lighting, provide modern ventilation and air conditioning systems, ensure seismic safety and enhance disabled access, shall the City of Palo Alto issue bonds up to $76,000,000 to construct a new energy-efficient Mitchell Park Library and Community Center, expand and renovate Main Library, and renovate Downtown Library, with annual audits and independent citizen oversight?"[1]

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