Rowland Unified loses parcel tax vote

Looks like Measure E has lost in the Rowland Unified School District, according to the semi-final official election results on the Web site of the Registrar-Recorder of Los Angeles County.

As of 8 p.m. last night, 4,193 residents voted in favor of the parcel tax, while 3,938 voted against it. That’s 51.57 percent yes and 48.43 percent No. The ballot measure needed 66 percent of the voters in favor of the new tax for the measure to pass.

Meanwhile, the education parcel tax passed easily in La Canada Unified School District. The registrar reported that 4,732 voted Yes, while 1,606 voted No. That’s 74.66 percent in favor the tax that will raise money for the district.