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Union School District Bond Issue, Measure J (June 2014)

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A Union School District Bond Issue, Measure J ballot question was on the June 3, 2014, election ballot for voters in Union School District in Santa Clara County, California, where it was approved.

Measure J authorized the Union School District to increase its debt by $125 million through issuing general obligation bonds in that amount.[1]

District voters approved a parcel tax of $96 per year in 2010 in the form of Measure H. This tax was set to expire in 2016.

A 55 percent supermajority vote was required for approval of Measure J.

Election results

Measure J
Approveda Yes 5,958 68.83%
Election results from Santa Clara County Elections Office

Text of measure

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:[1]

To improve local elementary/middle schools by fixing/replacing leaky roofs, improving safety/fire/security systems, adding classrooms to avoid overcrowding, keeping schools clean/well-maintained, providing updated classroom technology and teacher training for new technology, updating, renovating, acquiring, constructing/equipping classrooms, science/project labs, sites or facilities, shall the Union Elementary School District issue $125 million in bonds at legal rates, with citizen oversight, annual audits, no funds for administrators' salaries, all funds staying in local Union schools?[2]

Related measures

Approveda Union Elementary School District parcel tax, Measure H (May 2010)

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Santa Clara County Elections Department website, "June 3, 2014, ballot measures," accessed March 14, 2014
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.