Ballotpedia:WikiProject School Bond and Tax Elections

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The School Bond and Tax Elections project is a WikiProject devoted to organizing and building information about voting on school bond and tax measures.

It is a subset of WikiProject Local Ballot Measures and is one of Ballotpedia's newest projects. It was started in September 2009.

The project has three main goals, which are:

  • Describe in a clear and comprehensive way what the law is in each state that governs local school bond and tax elections. When is a school district required to go to the voters? What rules and regulations must school boards follow before they put a bond or tax measure on the ballot? Must school districts put these measures on the ballot during general elections or do they have more flexibility? How often can a school board go back to voters with a measure that was previously defeated? How much public notice must voters be given about a forthcoming election? Are school boards allowed to pay for political campaigns urging "yes" votes on bond and tax measures?
  • To write articles about individual local school bond and tax measures.
  • Produce executive summaries and aggregate statistics that tell the story of school bond and tax measures over time.

Main articles


School Bonds and Taxes WikiProject

Project templates

Needs work

These older articles will probably need to be re-named:

Article improvement

See also: Articles to improve

As the project develops, some pages may be rapidly created and may need to be revisited at a later point. For more on articles that are missing components or may need improvement, click here.

How you can help

There are many ways you can help.

  • If an article has already been written about the school bond and tax laws in your state (you can click {{school bond and tax elections}} to see the status of your state), review the article for clarity and accuracy, and add any details you are familiar with.
  • Start and improve articles about specific local school and bond measures in your state.