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Jefferson Elementary School District parcel tax, Measure A (May 2009)

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A Jefferson Elementary School District parcel tax, Measure A ballot question was on the May 5, 2009 ballot for voters in the Jefferson Elementary School District in San Mateo County, California, where it was defeated.[1]

If Measure A had been approved, it would have authorized the school district to impose an $85-a-year parcel tax for seven years.

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

Election results

Measure A
Defeatedd No2,99742.06%
Yes 4,129 57.94%
These final, certified, results are from the San Mateo County elections office.

Ballot question

The question on the ballot:

Measure A: "To maintain and improve quality education and protect neighborhood elementary schools from state budget cuts by attracting/retaining qualified teachers/staff, maintaining writing, math, science, art/music programs, improving instruction with computer technology, and keeping class sizes small, shall Jefferson Elementary School District authorize an $85 annual education parcel tax for seven years, exempting senior citizens, with citizens’ oversight, mandatory audits, no money for administrator salaries, and all funds staying in local schools to enhance achievement?"[2]

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  1. San Francisco Examiner, "Parcel tax measures receive mixed votes", May 5, 2009
  2. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.