Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District Bond Issue, Measure E (June 2014)

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A Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District Bond Issue, Measure E ballot question was on the June 3, 2014 election ballot for voters in the Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz counties, California, where it was approved.

Measure E authorized the Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District to increase its debt by $99 million through issuing general obligation bonds in that amount. Revenue from this tax was designed to be used to do maintenance, make repairs and improvements, update equipment and classrooms and construct new classroom buildings. None was allowed to be used for the salaries of administrators.[1]

A 55 percent supermajority vote was required for approval of Measure E.

Election results

ApprovedaMeasure E
County: Yes No
Votes  % Votes  %
Santa Clara County 7,536 64.20% 4,203 35.80%
Santa Cruz County 795 62.06% 486 37.94%
Totals: 8,331 63.99% 4,689 36.01%
These election results are from the Santa Clara County elections office and the Santa Cruz County elections office

Election results summary:

Measure E
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 8,331 63.99%
No4,20336.01%

Text of measure

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

To upgrade local schools with funding that cannot be taken by the State, shall Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District make essential safety repairs, fix or replace leaky and aging roofs, keep schools clean and well-maintained, update science labs, classrooms and technology, prevent classroom overcrowding, renovate, construct, acquire classrooms, sites, equipment, facilities, by issuing $99 million in bonds, at legal rates, with citizen oversight, annual independent audits, qualify for State matching funds, and no funds for administrator salaries?[1][2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Santa Clara County Elections Department website, "June 3, 2014, ballot measures," accessed March 14, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.