UPDATE: Semi-official results show parcel tax had 79 percent yes votes

County says voter turnout was 42.4 percent

San Mateo County's Election office released a "semi-official" vote count at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, March 10, showing the Menlo Park City School District's Measure X parcel tax received 79 percent yes votes.

The measure needed two-thirds approval to pass. It will impose a $360 per parcel tax that ends after seven years.

The updated count shows 5,747 yes votes, 79 percent, to 1,531 no votes, 21 percent.

The county says voter turnout was 42.4 percent.

Only 6.1 percent of the district's registered voters cast votes on Election Day at the polls.

The final vote tally is scheduled to be released by 4:30 p.m. Friday, March 17.


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