Western Placer Unified School District bond proposition, Measure J (November 2010)

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A Western Placer Unified School District bond proposition, Measure J ballot question was on the November 2, 2010 ballot for voters in the Western Placer Unified School District in Placer County. It was defeated.

Voters were asked to allow the school district to borrow $163 million. The $163 million in borrowed money would be spent to "modernize classroom technology and job training programs, construct new science and computer labs, improve school safety, build new classrooms and become eligible for millions in additional state school construction grants."

Election results

  • Yes: 9,045 (44.57%)
  • No: 11,249 (55.43%) Defeatedd

Election results are from the Placer County election division as of November 24, 2010.

A 55% supermajority vote was required for Measure J to pass.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure J: To help protect local schools from state budget cuts, improve the quality of education at all our local schools, modernize classroom technology and job training programs, construct new science and computer labs, improve school safety, build new classrooms and become eligible for millions in additional state school construction grants, shall the Western Placer Unified School District issue $163 million in bonds at lawful interest rates with citizens’ oversight and no money for administrator salaries?[1]

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