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San Rafael Elementary School District parcel tax, Measure A (May 2013)

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A San Rafael Elementary School District parcel tax, Measure A ballot question was on the May 7, 2013 ballot for voters in the San Rafael Elementary School District in Marin County, where it was approved.[1]

The election was held on a mail-in basis only, with ballots going out on April 8 and returned by May 7 to count.

The parcel tax in question has been in effect for 24 years. It is currently set at $203.70. The school district is allowed to increase the amount of the tax every year by 5%.[1]

An election on a San Rafael High School District parcel tax was on the same May 7, 2013 ballot.

Measure A required a 2/3rds supermajority vote for passage.

Election results

Measure A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 7,752 78.64%
No2,10621.36%
These final, certified results are from Marin County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Measure A: To protect quality education at all San Rafael elementary and middle schools by maintaining stable local funding the State can’t take away, including: enhancing core academic programs like math, science, and reading; maintaining small class sizes and programs that support learning; and attracting and retaining high quality teachers, shall San Rafael Elementary School District extend the expiring school parcel tax for eight years with exemptions for seniors, independent citizen oversight, no funds for administrator salaries and all funds staying local?[2]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 San Rafael Patch, "San Rafael Voters to Consider School Parcel Tax this Spring," January 30, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.