UPDATE: June 7, 4:30 p.m.: The San Mateo County Elections Office released this afternoon the updated results on Measure S votes, which shows 55.5% in favor of the tax bond measure for local schools.
There are still more ballots to be counted before Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, officially certifies the final results. Another update will be released Monday, June 11, at 4:30 p.m.
Here's the current tally:Measure Votes By MailEarly VotingElection DayGrand Total Votes BONDS YES (55.53%) *
2,048 15 1,173 3,236 BONDS NO (44.47%)
1,788 18 785 2,591
Three San Mateo County parcel tax measures all narrowly passed in Tuesday's primary, including Measure S for the Cabrillo Unified School District.
The $81 million bond measure to benefit Cabrillo schools — Measure S — was extremely close, with 55.3 percent voting to support it. The measure needs 55 percent approval to pass, and some votes still remain to be counted.
According to the San Mateo County office of Mark Church, Chief Elections Officer & Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder, the final outcome could be confirmed as early as this week or next, there's no way to predict exactly when, and will more likely take the required 28 days to certify the results.
"Voters in San Mateo County have to have their voices heard," said San Mateo County Elections Manager about how every vote, whether cast in an electronic voting booth, paper ballot, mail-in, or provisional ballot will be counted.
Measure W, which will levy a $67 parcel tax on properties in the Redwood City School District, earned 69 percent support, according to preliminary results.
Measure Y, a $45 parcel tax on properties in Pacifica's Jefferson Union High School District, was lingering just above the threshold it needed late Tuesday, with semi-official results showing the measure with 67.2 percent support.
— Bay City News
Additional reporting by Christa Bigue.
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