A Rowland Unified School District parcel tax, Measure E
ballot question was on the June 30, 2009 ballot
for voters in the Rowland Unified School District in parts of Los Angeles County
and Orange County
, where it was defeated.
Measure E asked voters to approve a $120 annual parcel tax that would have lasted for five years. The school district said that the tax was needed to offset an estimated $16 million deficit due to the state budget crisis.
A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval.
- These final, certified, results are from the Los Angeles County election office and the ORange County elections office.
The question on the ballot:
|| Measure E: "To prevent deep cuts in local educational programs, including: maintaining college preparation classes, high school counselors, student health/safety/security services, adequate instructional supplies and classroom technology; keeping school libraries open; protecting small class sizes and music/art programs; and retaining qualified teachers; shall Rowland Unified School District levy an annual $120 tax per parcel, for 5 years only, with independent oversight, and exemption for seniors, no money for administrator salaries, and all funds benefiting Rowland Unified schools?"
- ↑ Los Angeles Times, "Time to vote, again", June 2, 2009
- ↑ San Gabriel Valley Tribune, "Rowland Unified loses parcel tax ballot measure", July 1, 2009
- ↑ San Gabriel Valley Tribune, "Measure E ballot box open in Rowland Heights for last-minute voters", June 30, 2009