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Sacramento County, CA November 4, 2008 Election
Directory of Sacramento County, CA Measures
County Results as of Jan 24 10:37am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (1,330/1330)
79.9% Countywide Voter Turnout (546,660/684,588)

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Measure M. School Bonds -- Los Rios Community College District (School Bond - 55% vote)
Pass: 291,780 / 57.7% Yes votes ...... 214,169 / 42.3% No votes
   263,876 (58.75%) Yes / 185,252 (41.25%) No in Sacramento County
   27904 (49.11%) Yes / 28917 (50.89%) No in El Dorado County
Shall the Los Rios Community College District be authorized to issue $475,000,000 million in bonds at the lowest available interest rates to improve student academic performance by building classrooms, facilities and labs throughout the district including for teaching green technologies; nursing and health care programs; architecture, engineering and construction management; computer sciences; early childhood development; and fire and police public safety programs at the American River, Cosumnes River, El Dorado, Folsom, and Sacramento City College campuses?

Measure N. School Bonds -- Center Unified School District (School Bond - 55% vote)
Pass: 4,927 / 62.23% Yes votes ...... 2,991 / 37.77% No votes
To acquire, construct, and improve school facilities, including building new schools and classrooms o reduce student overcrowding, improving existing schools for greater energy efficiency and increased access to computers and technology, and qualify the District for approximately $250,000,000 in State funds, shall the District issue up to $500,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with a citizens' oversight committee, annual audits, no money for administrator salaries, and provided funds cannot be transferred to the State?

Measure O. Utility User Tax Reduction and Fairness Measure -- City of Sacramento (Utility User Tax Ordinance Amendment - 50% + 1 vote)
Pass: 92,557 / 64.92% Yes votes ...... 50,018 / 35.08% No votes
Shall the Utility User Tax ordinance be amended to reduce the tax on communications users from 7.5% to 7.0%; assure that users of current and future communications technologies be treated fairly; preserve funding for essential municipal services like police, fire protection and youth programs; continue providing tax refunds for low-income residents and requiring annual independent financial audits; and prohibit any tax-rate increase without voter approval?

Measure R. Anti-Gang/Anti-Drug Public Safety Measure -- City of Galt (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 4,978 / 68.01% Yes votes ...... 2,342 / 31.99% No votes
To fund police services, such as hiring additional officers, providing advanced training, expanding anti-gang/drug police activities, participating in the regional anti-drug task force, increasing neighborhood foot/bike patrols, increasing police presence at schools/parks, and removing graffiti, shall City of Galt Ordinance levying a transaction and use (sales) tax of cent, with all funds staying in Galt, citizens' oversight and independent annual audits, be approved?

Measure S. Establishment of Board Member Divisions -- Cosumnes Community Services District (50% + 1 vote)
Fail: 26,530 / 46.45% Yes votes ...... 30,584 / 53.55% No votes
Shall the Cosumnes Community Services District change the system in which Board members are elected from the current at-large electoral system, meaning Board members may reside anywhere in the jurisdiction and are elected by all voters within the District, to a system in which the Cosumnes Community Services District jurisdiction is divided into five equally- populated geographical divisions, with one Board member elected from each division by all voters within the District?

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