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Jefferson County School District Bond Measure (May 2012)

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A Jefferson County School District Bond Measure was on the May 15, 2012 ballot in Jefferson County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 1,405 (53.96%)Approveda
  • NO 1,199 (46.04%)[1]

This measure sought to issue a bond in the amount of $26.6 million in order to build new school facilities on the Warm Springs Indian Reservation as well as other various school projects throughout the district. Since it was approved, the school levy will not increase, the bond repayments from two previous levies will be combined and extended to pay for this new bond. School board officials noted the need for more space for students as well as upgrading facilities and technology in order to provide a better learning environment as the main purpose of this new bond.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Is the District authorized to issue general obligation bonds not exceeding $26,700,000 to build, expand and improve its facilities?[3][4]


  1. Jefferson County Elections, May Election Results
  2. KTVZ News, "Jefferson County School Bond on May Ballot," January 31, 2012
  3. Jefferson County Elections, Notice of Elections
  4. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.