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Santa Clara County, CA June 3, 2008 Election
Directory of Santa Clara County, CA Measures
County Results as of Jun 25 1:31pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (1,113/1,113)
35.0% Countywide Voter Turnout (250,512/715,492)

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Measure A. School Bonds -- Palo Alto Unified School District
14,074 / 77.59% Yes votes ...... 4,066 / 22.41% No votes
"To provide safe and modern schools; accommodate enrollment growth; upgrade aging classrooms, libraries, computer and science labs; repair or replace roofs, plumbing, heating, ventilation and electrical systems; improve fire alarms and school security; meet current earthquake standards; provide current technology; and replace old portables with permanent classrooms, shall Palo Alto Unified School District issue $378 million in bonds at legal interest rates, with mandatory audits, independent oversight and bond tax rates estimated not to exceed the current rate?"

Measure B. School Bonds -- Fremont Union High School District (55% approval required)
Pass: 22,100 / 67.07% Yes votes ...... 10,849 / 32.93% No votes
"To benefit Cupertino, Fremont, Homestead, Lynbrook and Monta Vista High Schools by creating a technology fund to upgrade classroom computers and technology; building science labs; improving energy efficiency; adding solar power; building classrooms to avoid overcrowding; improving physical education and athletic facilities; and replacing aging heating, lighting and electrical systems; shall the Fremont Union High School District issue $198,000,000 in bonds at interest rates within the legal limit with all expenditures monitored by an Independent Citizens' Oversight Committee?"

Measure C. Parcel Tax -- Mountain View-Whisman School District (2/3 approval required)
Pass: 8,594 / 80.49% Yes votes ...... 2,083 / 19.51% No votes
"To continue local school funding, reduce the impact of budget cuts, attract/retain teachers/staff, support students struggling with the basics, maintain textbooks/instructional materials, keep class sizes small, maintain music/art education, keep school libraries open, and fund other educational programs, shall Mountain View Whisman School District extend and increase its expiring tax based on square footage of parcels described in the voter pamphlet, for 8 years with independent oversight, exemptions for seniors and all funds staying locally?"

Measure E. Parcel Tax -- Los Gatos Union School District (2/3 approval required)
Pass: 6,142 / 84.01% Yes votes ...... 1,169 / 15.99% No votes
Local Elementary and Middle School Academic Excellence Measure. To support high academic achievement for local students by retaining quality teachers, keeping small class sizes, and maintaining science, literacy, art, music and other programs, shall the Los Gatos Union School District be authorized to renew its expiring parcel tax of $290 per year per parcel, for six years, without increase, with an exemption available for senior citizens and disabled persons, with citizen oversight, and every dollar staying in Los Gatos schools?

Measure G. School Bonds -- Alum Rock Union Elementary School District (55% approval required)
Pass: 6,901 / 79.09% Yes votes ...... 1,824 / 20.91% No votes
"Alum Rock Schools Safety and Repair Measure: To improve neighborhood schools, fix leaky, deteriorated roofs, improve fire safety, repair and upgrade classrooms, improve student safety and security, renovate outdated restrooms, upgrade heating/ventilation/electrical systems for energy efficiency, and computer technology, shall Alum Rock Union Elementary School District issue $179 million of bonds at legal rates to renovate, acquire, construct, repair and equip schools, sites and facilities, with required independent financial audits, citizens' oversight and no money for administrators' salaries?"

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