Hillsborough County voters approved an education amendment that will provide hundreds of millions in additional school funding for over the next 10 years.
The initiative, along with a one-cent sales tax approved for transportation, brings the county's sales tax to 8.5 percent, which is the highest in the state.
With 99 percent of precincts reporting, the referendum passed by 56 percent to 44 percent.
A seven-member Citizen Oversight Committee will oversee how the money is spent and make sure projects are completed. For more information click here.