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San Mateo County, CA February 5, 2008 Election
Directory of San Mateo County, CA Measures
County Results as of Mar 25 3:04pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (553/553)
59.3% Countywide Voter Turnout (211,697/357,075)

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Measure I. County Service Area Tax -- San Mateo County Service Area #1 (Tax Measure - 2/3 Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 888 / 74.5% Yes votes ...... 304 / 25.5% No votes
Shall Resolution No. 069094 of the County of San Mateo continuing the levy of a special tax for four years at a maximum rate of $65 per parcel per year for fire protection and extended police services be approved?

Measure J. School Bond Measure -- Sequoia Union High School District (Majority Approval Required - 55%)
Pass: 31,943 / 65.5% Yes votes ...... 16,827 / 34.5% No votes
To create a 10 year technology fund for upgrading classroom computers; to improve energy efficiency; to build classrooms for career, technical, and vocational education courses; and to improve, expand, modernize and construct classrooms and facilities at Carlmont, Menlo-Atherton, Sequoia, and Woodside High Schools and other district sites; shall the Sequoia Union High School District issue $165,000,000 in bonds at interest rates within the legal limit with all expenditures monitored by an Independent Citizens' Oversight Committee?

Measure L. School Bond Measure -- San Mateo-Foster City School District (Majority Approval Required - 55%)
Pass: 18,749 / 75.5% Yes votes ...... 6,074 / 24.5% No votes
To upgrade schools, classrooms, libraries, computer labs; repair roofs, walls, floors, restrooms, wiring, heating/cooling at older schools; improve student safety/security; add classrooms at existing schools to reduce overcrowding; and improve overall quality of local elementary/middle schools, shall San Mateo-Foster City Elementary School District issue $175 million of bonds at legal interest rates, with citizen oversight and annual audits to guarantee all funds improve local elementary/middle schools.

Measure M. School Parcel Tax -- Ravenswood City School District (2/3 Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 2,163 / 78.3% Yes votes ...... 598 / 21.7% No votes
To improve students' reading, writing, math, and science skills by recruiting and retaining experienced, highly qualified teachers and support staff; and by supporting supplemental educational programs and services, shall the Ravenswood City School District levy an annual parcel tax of $98 for five (5) years, beginning July 1, 2009; and increase the District's total appropriations limit annually according to statute, with exemptions available to individuals aged 65 and older?

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