This is an archive of a past election.
See for current information.
LWV League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
Smart Voter
Santa Cruz County, CA March 2, 2004 Election
Directory of Santa Cruz County, CA Measures
County Results as of Mar 22 12:36pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (198/198)
56.4% Countywide Voter Turnout (74,671/132,307)

Click on ballot measure for more detail.

Measure D. Bonds -- Cabrillo Community College District (55% Majority Approval Required)
43,470 / 62.0% Yes votes ...... 26,643 / 38.0% No votes
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 E. Bonds -- Live Oak Elementary School District (55% Majority Required)
4,446 / 72.9% Yes votes ...... 1,654 / 27.1% No votes
In order to upgrade electrical, heating and plumbing systems; replace fire alarms and other safety systems; modernize classrooms; fix leaky roofs, and to qualify for state matching funds, shall the Live Oak School District be authorized to renovate, repair, modernize and acquire property for school/joint-use facilities and issue $14,500,000 in bonds at interest rates within the legal limit with no funds for administrator salaries and an appointed Independent Citizens Oversight Committee to monitor all bond expenditures?

Measure F. City Sales Tax -- City of Santa Cruz (Majority Approval Required)
12,995 / 69.0% Yes votes ...... 5,828 / 31.0% No votes
Shall a temporary sales tax rate increase of one-quarter of one percent, which will end after five years, be adopted to help limit further budget cuts in the City's General Fund?

Measure I. Parcel Tax -- Loma Prieta Joint Union Elementary School District (Majority Approval Required)
901 / 64.5% Yes votes ...... 495 / 35.5% No votes
Shall the Loma Prieta Joint Union Elementary School District continue for four years (July 1, 2004 to June 30, 2008) the Gann Appropriations Limit increase approved by the voters in 2000, thus allowing the district to continue to use the revenue generated by the existing special tax of $150 per parcel?

Suggest a link related to Measures in general.
Links to sources outside of Smart Voter are provided for information only and do not imply endorsement.

Santa Cruz Home Page || Statewide Links || About Smart Voter || Feedback
Created: May 4, 2004 14:44 PDT
Smart Voter <>
Copyright © League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
The League of Women Voters neither supports nor opposes candidates for public office or political parties.