Colfax Elementary School District bond proposition, Measure Q (November 2008)

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A Colfax Elementary School District bond proposition, Measure Q was on the November 4, 2008 ballot for voters in the Colfax Elementary School District in Placer County, California, where it was defeated.

If Measure Q had been approved, it would have authorized the school district to borrow $2.5 million.

A 55 percent supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure Q
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No1,14346.41%
Yes 1,320 53.59%
These final, certified, election results are from the Placer County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure Q: "To provide comparable quality classrooms and technology as other nearby schools, update electrical systems to improve student access to computers/modern technology, construct a science/computer/vocational classroom laboratory to provide job skills, install solar panels to reduce utility costs, shall Colfax School District issue $2,500,000 of bonds at legal rates, to acquire, construct, repair, equip schools, with no money for administrators’ salaries, independent public audits, and spending annually reviewed by a citizens’ oversight committee?"[1]

Comparison

Altogether, there were 95 school bond measures on the November 4, 2008 ballot across California. Of the 95, just eight were defeated. Measure Q is one of the eight that was defeated.

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