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Torrance Unified School District bond propositions, Measures Y and Z (November 2008)

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Two Torrance Unified School District bond propositions, Measures Y and Z were on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the Torrance Unified School District in Los Angeles County. Both measures were approved.
  • Measure Y authorized the school district to borrow $265 million.
  • Measure Z authorized the school district to borrow $90 million.

For each measure, a 55% supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure Y

Measure Y
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 44,075 74.37%
No15,19225.63%

Measure Y

Measure Z
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 41,832 71.49%
No16,68428.51%
These final, certified, election results are from the Los Angeles County elections office.

Ballot questions

Measure Y

Measure Y: "To make classrooms and core academic facilities safe and modern, improve learning and qualify for State matching money, shall Torrance Unified School District renovate or replace outdated classrooms and school buildings; repair damaged walls and floors; replace worn-out roofs, plumbing and lighting systems; repair faulty drainage systems, hardscapes, and other safety hazards, by issuing $265 million in bonds at legal interest rates with mandatory audits, independent citizen oversight and all money staying local?"

Measure Z

Measure Z: "To fund additional upgrades to school facilities that support student learning and extracurricular activities, shall Torrance Unified School District also issue $90 million in bonds at legal interest rates to renovate worn-out physical education facilities and playgrounds for health and safety; construct music/art classrooms and science labs; and replace deteriorating covered walkways to establish a safe school environment; with mandatory audits, independent citizen oversight, and all money staying local?"

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