South Pasadena Unified District parcel tax, Measure S (March 2013)

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A South Pasadena Unified School District parcel tax, Measure S ballot question was on the March 12, 2013 ballot for voters in the South Pasadena Unified School District in Los Angeles County, where it was approved.[1]

The South Pasadena Unified District already had a parcel tax in effect at the time of the election on Measure S. Measure S authorized an increase in the tax from $288 to a new, higher, level of $386-per-parcel/per-year for four years.

The election was held on a mail-in basis only.

Election results

Measure S
Approveda Yes 4,679 72.77%
These final, certified, results are from the Los Angeles County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure S: "To prepare students for success in college/careers and minimize local impacts of state school funding cuts; continue local funding to attract/retain highly qualified teachers; maintain manageable class sizes, advanced instruction in math/science/technology, and music/art programs; shall South Pasadena Unified School District renew/increase its expiring annual school parcel tax by $98 (as described in the ballot pamphlet) for five years, with senior exemptions and all funds staying local?"[2]

See also


  1. Pasadena Sun, "South Pasadena Unified considers laying off 32 educators," January 30, 2013
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.