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Santa Clara County, CA November 6, 2001 Election
Directory of Santa Clara County, CA Measures
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Measure A. Transient Occupancy Tax -- City of Los Altos (Initiative - Majority Vote)
2,958 / 76.8% Yes votes
894 / 23.2% No votes
Shall the City Council of the City of Los Altos be authorized, annually, to set the rate of the Transient Occupancy Tax of the City at a rate not to exceed 11%?

Measure B. Ordinance Readings -- City of Gilroy (Charter Amendment - Majority Vote)
2,735 / 71.3% Yes votes
1,102 / 28.7% No votes
Shall Section 601 of the City Charter be amended to change the vote requirement, from a unanimous vote of the City Council to waive the reading of a proposed ordinance in full, to a majority vote to be consistent with state law?

Measure C. Mayoral Election -- City of Gilroy (Charter Amendment - Majority Vote)
1,490 / 38.1% Yes votes
2,424 / 61.9% No votes
Shall Section 1403 be added to the City Charter to require that the election of the Mayor shall require a majority of the votes cast at said election to constitute the choice of the electors, and if no candidate receives a majority of the votes cast, a runoff election between the two candidates receiving the highest numbers of the votes cast, or in case of a tie, among those candidates tying for the highest number of votes cast, shall be called by the City Council?

Measure D. Annexation to the City of Cupertino -- Garden Gate Neighborhood (Resolution - Majority vote)
187 / 55.5% Yes votes
150 / 44.5% No votes
Shall the reorganization order adopted on July 16, 2001, by the Cupertino City Council be confirmed? The reorganization would affect the unincorporated area of Garden Gate and provide for (1) the annexation of about 107 acres of territory known as Garden Gate to the City of Cupertino; and (2) the detachment of the same territory from the Santa Clara County Lighting Service Area.

Measure E. Bond Issue -- Orchard School District (55% Vote Required)
391 / 70.7% Yes votes
162 / 29.3% No votes
In order to prevent overcrowding resulting from increasing enrollment, shall the Orchard School District, with annual audits and citizens oversight, purchase land and construct and furnish additional classrooms and school facilities by issuing $40 million of bonds within legal interest rates?

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