Californians approve $3.7 billion in school bond propositions on November 2 ballot
On November 2, voters in 63 school districts in California weighed in on over $4 billion in proposed school district bond measures.
46 of the 63 school district bond propositions were approved, totalling approximately $3.8 billion in bond approvals.
|November 2 California school bond election results|
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The 63 school bond measures on the November ballot were in addition to 18 school parcel tax requests. Only 2 of the parcel tax requests were approved.
|November 2 California school parcel tax election results|
Two years ago, on November 4, 2008, 96 school districts had bond measures on the ballot, requesting over $22.5 billion. The total of 63 school bond measures on the November 2010 ballot is about 60% of the number on the November 2008 ballot, but the total amount requested in 2010 is only about 18% of the $22 billion that was requested in 2008. More than 90% of the November 2008 requests were approved.
The 73% approval percentage of the November 2, 2010 school bond propositions represents a significant decline from the November 2008 approval percentage of over 90%.
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