Culver City Unified School District parcel tax, Measure EE (November 2009)

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A Culver City Unified School District parcel tax, Measure EE ballot question was on the November 3, 2009 ballot for voters in the Culver City Unifed School District in Los Angeles County, where it was approved.

Measure EE authorized the school district to levy an annual $96.00 parcel tax. The tax will last for five years.

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

Election results

Measure EE
ResultVotesPercentage
Approveda Yes 3,729 74.92%
No1,24825.08%
These final election results are from the Los Angeles County election office.

Support

Five of six candidates for seats on the Culver City School Board attended a forum in September during which all five expressed their support for Measure E. They were: Alan Elmont, Patricia Siever, Kathy Paspalis, Robert Zirgulis, and Karlo Silbiger. Zirgulis said he is usually "opposed to new taxes, especially during a recession" but he is supporting EE because "the situation in the schools is dire.”[1]

Supporters of Measure EE sponsored a march in Culver City on September 26 to express their enthusiasm for a "yes" vote on Measure EE.[2]

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure EE: "To protect the quality of education in Culver City schools from deep State budget cuts by

providing stable local funding to maintain: math, science, technology, music and art programs; updated instructional materials; quality teachers; school libraries; and small class sizes; shall Culver City Unified School District levy an annual tax of $96.00 per parcel for 5 years only, with exemptions for seniors, independent oversight, no money for administrators’ salaries, and all funds staying in Culver City to benefit our local schools?"[3]

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