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Voters around San Mateo County appear to have supported five of the six school district funding proposals presented on ballots in Tuesday’s election, according to updated results released Thursday by the county elections office.
Only Measure E, a proposal that would help fund the Millbrae Elementary School District, appears to have fallen short of the 55 percent majority it needed to pass, with just 50.9 percent of the “yes” votes in the latest tally.
Meanwhile, two parcel tax proposals currently have enough support to pass the two-thirds approval threshold.
Measure C, which had 72.4 percent of votes, would impose a $292 parcel tax for 10 years on properties located in the Belmont-Redwood Shores School District, providing an estimated $3.5 million annually for the district.
Voters in the Brisbane School District appear to support a similar proposal, Measure G, which had 69.6 percent “yes” votes. If passed, Measure G would renew an existing $131 parcel tax, with revenue going toward maintaining art, reading and music instruction.
Results so far show that three other measures around the county that would authorize school districts to issue bonds have the needed support. These proposals require 55 percent approval to pass.
Voters in the Hillsborough City (59.7 percent), Jefferson Elementary (62.1 percent) and Ravenswood City (68.6 percent) school districts appear to support issuing bonds to raise revenue for these districts.
About 77,000 ballots remain outstanding as of Thursday, according to the county elections website. Another tally update will be released Monday at 4:30 p.m. Results will be certified by July 7.
Ongoing election results are available on the county’s election portal.