Rowland Unified School District parcel tax, Measure E (June 2009)

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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.[1][2]

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.[3]

A two-thirds supermajority vote was required for approval.

Election results

Measure E
County: Yes No
Votes  % Votes  %
Los Angeles County 4,482 52.4% 4,072 47.6
Orange County 4 14.3% 24 85.7%
Totals: 4,486 52.27% 4,096 47.73%
These final, certified, results are from the Los Angeles County election office and the ORange County elections office.

Ballot question

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?"[4]

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