Livermore voters approve extending school parcel tax

$138 tax provides $4 million in annual funding for Livermore schools

In a vote that could serve as a bellwether for advocates of a school parcel tax in Pleasanton, Livermore voters yesterday approved Measure G, extending Livermore's $138 annual school parcel tax.

The measure received more than the two-thirds favorable votes needed in that district's special election.

The measure won with 7,490 Yes votes, or 71.18% of all votes cast in the special election. Votes against extending the tax totaled 3,032, or 28.82%, not enough to derail the extension.

The tax, which was first approved in 2004 and re-authorized in another vote in 2008, provides nearly $4 million in annual funding for Livermore schools.


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