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Newsfront - May 8, 2009

Thumbs up for Measure C

Organizers credit community effort for 73 percent victory

by Geoff Gillette

Months of campaigning came to an end Tuesday night as supporters of the San Ramon Valley Unified School District's Measure C parcel tax initiative pulled in more than 72.5 percent of the ballots giving a go-ahead to the funding measure. Polls closed at 8 p.m., and by 8:30 p.m. Contra Costa County Election officials had called the race with 28,494 Yes votes and 10,777 No votes.

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