Jefferson Union High School District parcel tax, Measure C (May 2011)

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A Jefferson Union High School District parcel tax, Measure C ballot question was on the May 3, 2011 ballot for voters in the Jefferson Union High School District in San Mateo County, where it was defeated.[1]

If Measure C had been approved, it would have levied a $96 annual parcel tax for four years.

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

The defeat of Measure C represents the second time, in seven months, that voters in the Jefferson Union High School District have rejected a parcel tax request. Voters defeated Measure P on the November 2, 2010 ballot.[2]

Election results

Measure C
Votes Percentage
Yes 8,733 59.85%
No Defeatedd 5,859 40.15%
These final election results are from the San Mateo County elections office as of May 10, 2011.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

To maintain/improve academic programs including reading, writing, science and math; retain highly qualified teachers; and fund computer technology, vocational training, adult education, arts and athletics at Jefferson, Oceana, Terra Nova, Thornton and Westmoor High Schools; shall Jefferson Union High School District levy $96 per parcel annually for four years (see voter pamphlet) with senior exemptions, no money for administrators’ salaries, independent community oversight, and all funds used for neighborhood schools and not taken by the State?[3]

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References

  1. Mercury News, "Jefferson Union High District sends parcel tax to voters again," February 3, 2011
  2. Effective Governance Teams, "May 3 School Parcel Tax Results," May 3, 2011
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.