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Union Elementary School District parcel tax, Measure H (May 2010)

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A Union Elementary School District parcel tax, Measure H ballot question was on the May 4, 2010 ballot for voters in the Union Elementary School District in Santa Clara County, where it was approved.[1][2]

Measure H asked voters to approve a parcel tax of $96/parcel for 6 years.[3]

The election was administered on a mail-in ballot-only basis. The cost of administering the mail-in election was estimated at $9.00/voter.[4]

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

Election results

Measure H
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 8,233 72.44%
No3,13327.56%
These final, certified, election results are from the Santa Clara County elections office.

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

Measure H: "To support high academic achievement for local Union Elementary School District students by protecting strong academic programs like English, math and science, retaining qualified teachers, keeping schools safe, providing classroom materials and technology and helping maintain small class sizes, shall Union Elementary School District authorized an annual education parcel tax of $96 per parcel for 6 years, exempting seniors, and guaranteeing: no use of funds for administrator salaries; independent oversight and annual audits; and every dollar staying in our local schools?"

About the district

The Union School District had an enrollment of 4,576 students at eight schools, including two middle schools.

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