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Monterey County, CA March 2, 2004 Election
Directory of Monterey County, CA Measures
County Results as of Mar 19 2:39pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (112/112)
46.2% Countywide Voter Turnout (68,949/149,058)

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Measure A. School Bonds -- Chualar Union Elementary School District
157 / 62.0% Yes votes ...... 96 / 37.9% No votes
To compensate for the increase in construction costs since 2001, shall the Chualar Union School District be authorized to construct and modernize school facilities and classrooms, complete asbestos abatement, modernize HVAC systems, upgrade restrooms and sewers, replace plumbing systems, upgrade electrical systems to accommodate access to computers and modern technology, and construct a multipurpose room, by issuing $1,000,000 of bonds subject to accountability measures and at an interest rate below the legal limit?"

Measure B. Public Safety Tax -- City of Del Rey Oaks
449 / 71.1% Yes votes ...... 182 / 28.8% No votes
"Shall Ordinance No. 260 providing for adoption of a special Public Safety Tax for no more than three fiscal years to fund police and fire protection services within the City, be approved?"

Measure D. College Bonds -- Cabrillo Community College District
765 / 49.2% Yes votes ...... 788 / 50.7% No votes
Cabrillo College Improvement Measure: To train and prepare students for jobs and transfer to four-year universities and improve safety by providing: Classrooms for healthcare and job training programs; a university and career readiness center; improved math, science, arts, English and other instructional facilities; and by upgrading, acquiring, constructing, equipping buildings, sites and classrooms, shall Cabrillo Community College District issue $118,500,000 in bonds, at legal rates, with citizen oversight, guaranteed annual audits and no money for administrators' salaries?

Measure K. Quality Public Education Preservation Act of 2004 -- Washington Union School District
1460 / 58.7% Yes votes ...... 1027 / 41.2% No votes
To maintain high quality local education, protect local schools from state budget cuts, keep school libraries open, avoid 40% increases in class size (K-3), prevent layoffs of qualified, experienced teachers, and maintain/restore classroom instruction and educational programs that directly enhance student achievement, shall Washington Union School District levy an assessment of $10.00 per parcel per month for seven years beginning July 1, 2004, with independent community fiscal oversight, annual audits and no funds used for administrator salaries?

Measure P. A Special Tax To Fund Emergency Medical Services -- City of Salinas
7045 / 54.4% Yes votes ...... 5888 / 45.5% No votes
Shall Ordinance No. 2426 be enacted; the Ordinance will fund operations of the firefighter-paramedic program, which provides advanced life saving support to victims in need of emergency medical care by establishing a "special tax" on real property within City limits in an amount of $20 per benefit unit that is reviewed annually by the Monterey County Civil Grand Jury until the "special tax" expires on December 31, 2014, unless subsequently approved for extension by Salinas voters?

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