A Union Elementary School District parcel tax, Measure H
ballot question was on the May 4, 2010 ballot
for voters in the Union Elementary School District in Santa Clara County
, where it was approved.
Measure H asked voters to approve a parcel tax of $96/parcel for 6 years.
The election was administered on a mail-in ballot-only basis. The cost of administering the mail-in election was estimated at $9.00/voter.
A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval.
| Measure H|
| Yes|| 8,233|| 72.44%|
- These final, certified, election results are from the Santa Clara County elections office.
Text of measure
The question on the ballot:
|| Measure H: "To support high academic achievement for local Union Elementary School District students by protecting strong academic programs like English, math and science, retaining qualified teachers, keeping schools safe, providing classroom materials and technology and helping maintain small class sizes, shall Union Elementary School District authorized an annual education parcel tax of $96 per parcel for 6 years, exempting seniors, and guaranteeing: no use of funds for administrator salaries; independent oversight and annual audits; and every dollar staying in our local schools?"
About the district
The Union School District had an enrollment of 4,576 students at eight schools, including two middle schools.
- ↑ Mercury News, "Union School District's parcel tax ballots began going out April 5," April 5, 2010
- ↑ Mercury News, "Voters in 5 districts approve parcel taxes," May 4, 2010
- ↑ Mercury News, "The Resident recommends yes on Measure H, Union School District's parcel tax," April 8, 2010
- ↑ Mercury News, "Seven South Bay and Peninsula school districts hold mail-only tax elections," April 6, 2010
- ↑ Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.