Creighton School District Budget Overrides, 2 (November 2011)

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Two Creighton School District Budget Override measures were on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Creighton school district area which is in Maricopa County.

Both measures were defeated
Question 1:

  • YES 1,799 (44.7%)
  • NO 2,226 (55.3%)Defeatedd

Question 2:

  • YES 1,807 (44.38%)
  • NO 2,265 (55.62%)Defeatedd[1]

The first measure sought to allow the district to adopt a budget which exceeds the set revenue limit by a rate of fifteen percent for a period of six years in order to further pay for operations and maintenance costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Governing Board of Creighton Elementary School District No. 14 of Maricopa County, Arizona, adopt a General Maintenance and Operation Budget which includes an amount that exceeds the applicable revenue control limit specified by statute by fifteen percent for fiscal year 2012-2013 and for six subsequent years as described below? The existing override will phase out by reducing one-third for fiscal year 2016-2017 and an additional one-third for fiscal year 2017-2018 if the voters do not approve the continuation.[3]


  1. Maricopa County Recorder, Current Election Results
  2. Maricopa County Education Service Agency, Bond and Override Election Pamphlets (dead link)
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.