The Contra Costa County Elections Division updated its vote count on Friday and Measure D's chances of passage has strengthened.
Measure D now has 55.62 percent of the "yes" votes compared to 44.39 percent of the "no" votes. The measure needs 55 percent of the "yes" votes to win.
The new counts adds 3,384 votes to the results posted on election night. The current tally is 29,602 "yes" votes to 22,410 "no" votes.
The original count had Measure D holding on to an even slimmer lead, with 55.19 percent of the votes in favor.
The $260 million bond is to pay for campus upgrades and improve technology in classrooms. In addition, the measure would address overcrowding issues at campuses in the San Ramon Valley Unified School District.
Among the Measure D projects include:
- Technology infrastructure improvements for 21st-century learning.
- Additional classrooms/facilities to prevent overcrowding and better ensure that students can attend neighborhood schools.
- Modernization of classrooms, science labs, facilities and sites to support instruction.
- Energy efficiency and cost-saving improvements.
- Fire, security and earthquake safety improvements.
- Projects to keep schools/facilities/sites safe, clean and well-maintained.
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