Measure D fails; Supervisor Piepho gets another term Comments on Stories, posted by Editor, Danville Weekly Online, on Jun 4, 2008 at 2:06 pm
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.
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Posted by Claire, a resident of the Alamo neighborhood, 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?