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Washington Township Healthcare District bond proposition, Measure Z (November 2012)

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A Washington Township Healthcare District bond proposition, Measure Z ballot question was on the November 6, 2012 ballot for voters in the Washington Township Healthcare District in Alameda County, where it was approved.

Measure Z authorized the Washington Township Healthcare District to borrow $186 million.

A 2/3rds supermajority vote was required for approval. (In California, a 55% supermajority vote is required to approve school bond measures, but a 2/3rds supermajority vote is required to approve city or special district bonds.)

Election results

Measure Z
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 70,568 73.38%
No25,59626.62%
Final certified results from the Alameda County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

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

Measure Z: "To provide rapid, lifesaving emergency medical care to our local community by expanding Emergency/Intensive Care units and other facilities, provide the latest lifesaving medical technologies and facilities for treating heart disease, stroke, diabetes, cancer and other diseases, reduce overcrowding and wait times and to enable Washington Hospital to become a designated Trauma Center, shall Washington Township Healthcare District issue $186,000,000 of bonds with an independent citizens' oversight committee, annual audits, and no proceeds going towards administrative salaries?"

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