Southwestern Community College District bonds, Proposition R (November 2008)

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A Southwestern Community College District bonds, Proposition R ballot question was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the Southwestern Community College District in San Diego County, California, where it was approved.

Proposition R authorized the Southwestern Community College District to borrow $389 million.

A 55% supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Proposition R
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 95,460 71.41%
No38,22128.59%
These final, certified, results are from the San Diego County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

PROPOSITION R: "To improve affordable, South Bay community college education/job training, qualify for state matching grants, upgrade nursing, firefighter/police academy training, repair classrooms, science labs/technology, fix plumbing, bathrooms, roofs, wiring, improve fire/earthquake safety, heating/security systems, remove asbestos; acquire, construct, repair, equip classrooms, sites, facilities, improve handicapped accessibility/energy efficiency to reduce costs; shall Southwestern Community College District issue $389,000,000 in bonds, at legal rates, required citizen oversight, annual audits and no money for administrators' salaries?"[1]

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