Update June 5, 11:44 p.m.: Measure W has passed with 69 percent of the vote, more than the necessary two-thirds vote.
Measure W, a , has elicited passionate debate amongst its supporters and opponents. Today, Redwood City residents will learn the fate of the fourth parcel tax residents have tried to pass in the last nine years.
The is the only district that feeds into the that does not have a supplemental parcel tax. The Redwood City School District received $4,972 pupil in 2011-2012 while the Woodside Elementary District received $18,894 in 2009-2010, the latest data available.
Patch will be updating the votes as they come in.
REDWOOD CITY SCHOOL DISTRICT MEASURE W (2/3 APPROVAL REQUIRED) Completed Precincts: 81 of 81Vote County Percentage Yes
8,21069.0% No 3,681 31.0%
On Saturday, the Redwood City Community for Better Schools, the committee supporting Measure W, organized hundreds of volunteers at for a last push to remind supporters to vote today.
However, many opponents to the measure more taxes cannot solve all the district’s problems and that they are concerned there won’t be enough transparency regarding how the money is spent.