A Jefferson Elementary School District parcel tax, Measure A
ballot question was on the May 5, 2009 ballot
for voters in the Jefferson Elementary School District in San Mateo County, California
, where it was defeated.
If Measure A had been approved, it would have authorized the school district to impose an $85-a-year parcel tax for seven years.
A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval.
| Measure A|
|Yes|| 4,129|| 57.94%|
- These final, certified, results are from the San Mateo County elections office.
The question on the ballot:
|| Measure A: "To maintain and improve quality education and protect neighborhood elementary schools from state budget cuts by attracting/retaining qualified teachers/staff, maintaining writing, math, science, art/music programs, improving instruction with computer technology, and keeping class sizes small, shall Jefferson Elementary School District authorize an $85 annual education parcel tax for seven years, exempting senior citizens, with citizens’ oversight, mandatory audits, no money for administrator salaries, and all funds staying in local schools to enhance achievement?"