Auburn School District Bond Measure (February 2012)

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An Auburn School District Bond Measure was on the February 14, 2012 ballot in the Auburn school district area which is in King and Pierce Counties.

This measure was defeated because it did not receive the 60% super majority needed.

  • YES 6,338 (55.7%)
  • NO 5,040 (44.3%)Defeatedd[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $110 million in order to build new high school including a performing arts center and automotive facility as well as improve sites as needed in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

The Board of Directors of Auburn School District No. 408 approved a proposition for bonds. This proposition authorizes the District to modernize and reconstruct Auburn High School, including its Performing Arts Center and Automotive Technology building and other existing buildings, modernize and make improvements to the site, issue $110,000,000 of general obligation bonds maturing within a maximum term of 20 years, and levy excess property taxes annually to repay the bonds, as described in Resolution No. 1146. Should this proposition be approved or rejected?[3]

Additional reading


  1. Pierce County Elections, Current Election Results
  2. Pierce County Elections, Online Voter's Guide (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.