High school, college bonds in doubt

North Coast Current

Bond measures in the San Dieguito Union High School and MiraCosta Community College districts were just under the 55 percent approval needed to win as of Nov. 7, according to results from the county registrar of voters.

Proposition AA called for the San Dieguito district to issue and sell $449 million in general obligation bonds to fund infrastructure upgrades at its schools throughout the district. With 100 percent of precincts reporting for the Nov. 6 vote, Prop. AA was leading with 54.47 percent to 45.53 percent, just under the 55 percent needed for actual approval. Proposition EE called for the MiraCosta Community College District to issue and sell $497 million in general obligation bonds for infrastructure upgrades. The measure also called for the authorization of an annual tax properties within the district to help pay for the bonds, according to the proposal.

The results are preliminary, according to the registrar of voters, with about 475,000 absentee and provisional ballots remaining to be counted region-wide as of 10:30 a.m. Nov. 7.