Santa Clara County Library District parcel tax, Measure A (August 2013)

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A Santa Clara County Library District parcel tax, Measure A ballot question was on the August 27, 2013 ballot for voters in Santa Clara County. It was approved.

Measure A continued, at $33.66/year, the county's existing parcel tax that was designed to support the nine libraries in the Santa Clara County Library District.[1]

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

Election results

Measure A
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 48,578 81.72%
No10,86318.28%
These results are from the Santa Clara County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

"Continuing the same tax rates currently levied by Santa Clara County Library District Joint Powers Authority Communities Facilities District Number 2005-1; to provide up-to-date book collections/research materials; children’s reading programs; bookmobile services for seniors/the disabled; library hours; qualified librarians and other general library services/materials, shall Library Joint Powers Authority of Santa Clara County Community Facilities District Number 2013-1 levy a special tax, and shall an annual appropriations limit be established at $6,200,000, with all money from each community used for its local library and no money for Sacramento, all as specified in Resolution No. 13-02?"[2]

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  1. San Jose Mercury News, "Saratoga: County voters to consider a library district parcel tax measure on August 27 ballot," July 25, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.