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  PA Water and Sewer Improvements Bond
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Parents > United States > Pennsylvania > Referenda > 2008 Referendum > Increase State Indebtedness for Water And Sewer Improvements?
OfficeReferendum
Type Referendum
Filing Deadline July 01, 2008 - 05:00pm Central
Polls Open November 04, 2008 - 06:00am Central
Polls Close November 04, 2008 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 01, 2009 - 12:00am
Term End January 01, 9999 - 12:00pm
Turnout 52.46% Registered 37.65% Total Population
ContributorScott³
Last ModifiedScott³ January 07, 2009 09:03am
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Description
Referendum Ballot Question
"Do you favor the incurring of indebtedness by the Commonwealth of $400,000,000 for grants and loans to municipalities and public utilities for the cost of all labor, materials, necessary operational machinery and equipment, lands, property, rights and easements, plans and specifications, surveys, estimates of costs and revenues, prefeasibility studies, engineering and legal services and all other expenses necessary or incident to the acquisition, construction, improvement, expansion, extension, repair or rehabilitation of all or part of drinking water system, storm water, nonpoint source projects, nutrient credits and wastewater treatment system projects?"

Synopsis
This referendum will allow the government of Pennsylvania to borrow $400,000,000 ($400 million) to make grants and loans to municipalities and public utilities for the acquisition, construction, improvement, expansion, extension, repair or rehabilitation of drinking water system, storm water and nonpoint source projects, nutrient credits and wastewater treatment system projects.

A "Yes" vote is to approve the bond, a "No" vote is to maintain the status quo.

Background Ballotpedia ... [Link]
Supporters of the referendum argue:
* $400 million is only a small portion of the almost $20 billion needed to ensure clean water and consumer safety.
* This year the federal budget

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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
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11/02/2008 11/04/2008
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
Yes 1 ------
Leaning Call: Yes (100.00%)
Weighted Call: Yes (100.00%)

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Name Yes No  
PartyYES NO  
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Certified Votes2,879,592 (62.27%) 1,744,555 (37.73%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -1,135,037 (-24.55%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
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Entry Date 00/00/2007 00/00/2007  
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