Local ballot measure elections in 2010
|Local 2010 Elections|
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In 2010, Ballotpedia covered local ballot measures across many states, based on the information and time that was available. There were 13 elections in the state of California in 2010. All of which were covered comprehensively by Ballotpedia.
Overall approval of school issues, such as school bond and tax measures, in the first half of the year was at 76.2% while in the second half of the year the approval dropped to 52.6%. The first study highlighted additional states which had databases of total school issues for the first part of the year. Those states included Iowa, New Mexico, New Jersey and Texas. With those additional states added, the adjusted overall approval for the second half of the year study was 71.3%. Combining both studies' totals results gives an approval rating of 63.7% for school issues for the entire year of 2010.
The table below breaks down votes into bonds and taxes and combines the totals for the entire year of 2010.
|Type of school finance measure||# of elections 2010||# of approvals 2010||% approved 2010|
|Taxes, tax levies||184||495||56.97%|