North Carolina Higher Education Improvement Bonds, Question 1 (2000)

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The North Carolina Higher Education Improvement Bonds Question was a legislatively-referred bond question on the November 7, 2000 general election ballot in North Carolina, where it was approved.

This measure sought voter approval for a bond of $3.1 billion to fund improvements for:

  • The 59 institutions of the North Carolina Community College System
  • The 16 campuses of the University of North Carolina
  • UNC-TV public television

Election results

North Carolina Question 1 (2000)
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 1,898,592 73.67%
No678,73126.33%

Election Results via: North Carolina Board of Elections (timed out)

Text of measure

The question on the ballot read:

The issuance of State of North Carolina Higher Education Improvement Bonds, constituting general obligation bonds of the State secured by a pledge of the faith and credit and taxing power of the State for the purpose of providing funds, with any other available funds, to pay all or part of the costs of (i) renovating laboratories, classrooms, academic buildings, and worker training facilities and providing other capital improvements at the 59 institutions of the North Carolina Community College System in order to fulfill the mission of educating students and providing worker training essentials to the North Carolina economy, and to address expected large increases in student enrollment, and (ii) renovating and replacing classrooms, laboratories, and academic buildings and providing other capital improvements at the 16 campuses of the constituent institutions, affiliated institutions, and the Center for Public Television (UNC-TV) of the University of North Carolina System in order to meet large expected student enrollment increases, serve North Carolina by providing the education critical to the State's economy, and continue to provide UNC-TV public television to the State's viewers: in the amount of three billion one hundred million dollars ($3,100,000,000).[1][2]

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References

  1. Forsyth County, North Carolina November 7, 2000 sample ballot
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.