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Santa Clara County, CA November 4, 2003 Election
Directory of Santa Clara County, CA Measures
County Results as of Nov 13 10:03am, ?% of Precincts Reporting (342/)
27.06% Countywide Voter Turnout (76,300/281,945)

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Measure A. School Parcel Tax -- Oak Grove School District (2/3 Approval Required)
3,811 / 47.77% Yes votes ...... 4,167 / 52.23% No votes
Shall the Oak Grove School District be authorized to increase the rate of a special tax by $30 per parcel per year, and increase its Gann Appropriations Limit by the amount of revenue generated by that special tax, allowing the district to continue to use the funds generated for critical school expenditures?

Measure B. Fluoridation -- City of Palo Alto (Majority Approval Required)
3,165 / 20.37% Yes votes ...... 12,372 / 79.63% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to 1) forbid the City from adding fluoride or any fluorine-containing substance to drinking water for the purpose of treating or affecting the physical or mental functions of the body of any person; and, 2) require a total exposure assessment, U.S.FDA approval, and specific restrictions on contaminants before the City can consider adding fluoride to drinking water in the future; and, 3) repeal all contrary laws?

Measure C. Rezoning -- City of Palo Alto (Majority Approval Required)
8,054 / 51.98% Yes votes ...... 7,439 / 48.02% No votes
Shall Ordinance No. 4779 be adopted to approve a rezoning and height variance for the property at 800 High Street to permit a 96,200 square foot housing project including 61 housing units (with 10 affordable units), 201 underground parking spaces (with 63 available for public use), and about 1,900 square feet of neighborhood serving retail space?

Measure D. Hospital Reconstruction -- El Camino Hospital District (Bond Measure - 2/3 Approval Required)
20,612 / 70.82% Yes votes ...... 8,491 / 29.18% No votes
To make seismic upgrades to meet stricter State of California earthquake standards for acute care hospitals; to expand and enhance emergency and other medical facilities; to support future advances in medical technology and treatment, including cardiac, cancer and maternal/child healthcare; shall the El Camino Hospital District issue bonds in the amount of $148,000,000 for the purposes of new construction and altering, renovating and improving El Camino Hospital and related facilities?

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