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Mount Pleasant Elementary School parcel tax, Measure H (June 2010)

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A Mount Pleasant Elementary School District parcel tax, Measure H ballot proposition was on the June 8, 2010 ballot for voters in the Mount Pleasant Elementary School District in Santa Clara County, where it was approved.[1]

Measure H levied an annual parcel tax of $95 for five years.

A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure H
Approveda Yes 2,099 71.37%
These final, certified results are from the Santa Clara County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Continue improving the quality of local elementary schools by protecting reading, math and science programs, restoring libraries, music/art, retaining qualified teachers, including those for students with special needs and tutoring programs, maintaining updated classroom materials/computer technology, and reduce class size, shall Mount Pleasant Elementary School District levy an annual education tax of $95 per parcel for five years with an exemption for seniors, no funds for administrator’s salaries, independent citizen oversight and all funds benefiting local schools?


The San Jose Mercury News endorsed a "yes" vote on Measure H, saying, "Without the $450,000, the largely low-income district in East San Jose will be forced to increase class sizes in the lowest grades, eliminate after-school tutoring and close all libraries, on top of deep cuts made earlier. Vote yes."[2]

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