Madison School District Budget Override (November 2011)

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A Madison School District Budget Override measure was on the November 8, 2011 ballot in the Madison school district area which is in Maricopa County.

This measure was approved

  • YES 4,579 (54.31%)Approveda
  • NO 3,852 (45.69%)[1]

This measure sought to allow the district to adopt a budget which exceeds the set revenue limit by a rate of fifteen percent for a period of six years in order to further pay for maintenance and operational costs in the district.[2]

Text of measure

The question on the ballot:

Shall the Governing Board of Madison Elementary School District No. 38 of Maricopa County, Arizona, adopt a General Maintenance and Operation Budget which includes an amount that exceeds the revenue control limit specified by statute by fifteen percent for fiscal year 2012- 2013 and for six subsequent years as described below? The 2012- 2013 budget override authority represents a continuation of the District's existing 10% and 5% budget override authorities which are each scheduled to phase down by one-third in each of fiscal years 2012-2013 and 2013-2014 if the voters do not approve the override.[3]


  1. Maricopa County Recorder, Current Election Results
  2. Maricopa County Education Service Agency, Bond and Override Election Pamphlets
  3. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.