MiraCosta Community College District bonds, Proposition EE (November 2012)

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A MiraCosta Community College District bond proposition, Proposition EE ballot question was on the November 6, 2012 ballot for voters in the MiraCosta Community College District in San Diego County, where it was narrowly defeated.

Proposition EE would have authorized the district to borrow $497 million.

A 55 percent supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure EE
ResultVotesPercentage
Defeatedd No66,65445.16%
Yes 80,929 54.84%
Final official results from the San Diego County elections office.

Support

The editorial board of the North County Times endorsed Measure EE, writing, "This money will provide critically needed new spaces, plus upgrading and modernizing of existing buildings that can then continue to serve the community for generations to come. Further, MiraCosta's leadership has pledged not to engage in the expensive capital appreciation bonds that raise borrowing costs to astronomical levels."[1]

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Proposition EE: "To better prepare students for universities/jobs/careers by: Expanding science labs, healthrelated careers, bio-technology, nursing, and technical job training, Upgrading electrical systems, wiring, computer technology/Internet access, Improving support facilities for war Veterans, Addressing handicap accessibility requirements, Acquiring, constructing, repairing facilities, sites and equipment, shall MiraCosta Community College District issue $497,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, requiring all funds remain local, financial audits, citizens’ oversight, and NO money for pensions or administrators’ salaries?"[2]

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References

  1. North County Times, "EDITORIAL: Yes on EE," September 26, 2012
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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