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Berryessa Union School District parcel tax, Measure K (November 2012)

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A Berryessa Union School District parcel tax, Measure K ballot question was on the November 6, 2012 ballot for voters in the Berryessa Union School District in Santa Clara County, where it was approved.[1]

Measure K levies a parcel tax of $79 each year for 8 years. A previous measure passed in 2008 will expire in 2013.

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

Election results

Measure K
Approveda Yes 18,868 78.07%
Final official results from the Santa Clara County elections office.


The editorial board of the San Jose Mercury News supported Measure K, writing, "The 13-school district has lost about $9 million in its budget over the past five years. Teachers who haven't had a raise since 2008 are taking a two-day furlough this year."[2]

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Measure K: "Without increasing taxes and to continue providing quality education for local elementary and middle school students by:
  • Attracting and retaining quality teachers,
  • Maintaining strong core academic programs in reading, writing, math and science,
  • Providing updated classroom technology and hands-on science instruction,
  • Keeping libraries open,

shall Berryessa Union School District continue its expiring $79 annual education parcel tax for 8 years, with citizen oversight, a senior exemption, no funds for administrator salaries and all funds benefiting local schools?

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  1. Mercury News, "Tax measures piling up on Bay Area ballots this November," August 11, 2012
  2. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named bond

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