San Carlos Elementary School District bond proposition, Measure H (November 2012)

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A San Carlos Elementary School District bond proposition, Measure H ballot question was on the November 6, 2012, ballot for voters in the San Carlos Elementary School District in San Mateo County, where it was approved.[1]

Measure H authorized the school district to borrow $72 million. This will be used for "updating technology, repairing schools, improving traffic safety, reducing overcrowding and upgrading energy efficiencies."[1]

A 55 percent supermajority vote was needed for approval.

Election results

Measure H
Approveda Yes 9,534 67.99%
Final official results from the San Mateo County elections office.


Craig Baker, superintendent of the district, said, "We have schools that are getting so overcrowded that waiting for another election cycle would be unacceptable."[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure H: "To improve, repair, and equip San Carlos elementary and middle school facilities, including upgrading science and computer labs, libraries, classrooms and schools, adding classrooms and schools on existing sites to reduce overcrowding, renovating schools to meet health and safety standards, providing computers and other instructional technology equipment and infrastructure, and improving energy efficiency, shall San Carlos School District issue $72 million in bonds, at legal rates, with citizens' oversight, annual audits, and all funds used for San Carlos school facilities?"[3]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 San Mateo Daily Journal, "San Bruno places parcel tax on November ballot," July 26, 2012
  2. Mercury News, "Tax measures piling up on Bay Area ballots this November," August 11, 2012
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

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