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Measure D fails; Supervisor Piepho gets another term

Original post made on Jun 4, 2008

Measure D supporters were glum as Superintendent Rob Kessler spoke to them Tuesday night shortly after 9 p.m., thanking them for their efforts. Absentee ballots and early returns showed the parcel school tax was receiving 58 percent support when it needed 66 percent to pass.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Wednesday, June 4, 2008, 12:21 PM

Comments (2)

Posted by Lucy, a resident of Danville
on Jun 4, 2008 at 2:06 pm

Wow-- I wonder what all of the non-supporters of Mary have to say now????


Posted by Claire, a resident of Alamo
on Jun 5, 2008 at 9:18 am

I wonder if Measure D might have a better chance in a general election. I can only assume that people voted against it because they must think the school district can somehow juggle its budget to provide everything without sustaining and increasing the parcel tax. I don't think anyone wants to cut these programs or minds terribly paying the tax - they must not trust that the district is budgeting its best. So how can the school community gain this trust?


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