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Santa Clara County, CA November 5, 2013 Election
Directory of Santa Clara County, CA Measures
County Results as of Jan 15 5:15pm

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Measure A. Change of Election Date -- City of Sunnyvale (City Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 13259 / 72.06% Yes votes ...... 5142 / 27.94% No votes
To help reduce the City's elections costs through consolidation with County and State elections, shall the Sunnyvale City Charter be amended to change the City's general municipal elections from odd-numbered years to even-numbered years, with the next general municipal election scheduled for 2016, and to provide a one time, one year extension to councilmember terms, and create a temporary one year mayoral term to enable the transition to even-numbered year elections?

Measure B. Transient Occupancy Tax -- City of Sunnyvale (Municipal Code Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 12657 / 68.58% Yes votes ...... 5799 / 31.42% No votes
Shall the Sunnyvale Municipal Code be amended to increase the transient occupancy tax rate (commonly called "hotel tax") charged to persons who occupy hotel or motel rooms in the City for 30 days or less from 9.5% to 10.5% in order to help maintain the City's ability to fund basic services such as public safety and streets, trees, and sidewalk maintenance, and to keep parity with neighboring cities' hotel tax rates, effective January 1, 2014?

Measure C. Gun Safety Regulations -- City of Sunnyvale (Municipal Code Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 12404 / 66.55% Yes votes ...... 6235 / 33.45% No votes
Shall the City of Sunnyvale adopt a gun safety ordinance to require: 1) reporting to police, within 48 hours, known loss or theft of a firearm; 2) storing firearms in residences in a locked container or disabling them with a trigger lock when not in the owner's immediate possession; 3) prohibiting the possession of ammunition magazines capable of holding more than 10 rounds, with certain exceptions; and 4) logging and tracking of ammunition sales within the City of Sunnyvale?

Measure D. Rezoning -- City of Palo Alto (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 6538 / 43.55% Yes votes ...... 8476 / 56.45% No votes
Shall the Palo Alto Municipal Code be amended to rezone the property located at 567-595 Maybell Avenue from R-2 Low Density Residential and RM-15 Multiple Family Residential to Planned Community Overlay Zone to include 12 single family units and 60 units of affordable senior housing?

Measure E. Parcel Tax -- Campbell Union High School District (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 19341 / 76.76% Yes votes ...... 5857 / 23.24% No votes
To support quality education in local high schools with funds that cannot be taken by the State, including academic instruction in science, math, English, Advanced Placement, art, music, technology, vocational courses; recruit/retain qualified teachers; maintain small class sizes; and provide safe/clean schools; shall Campbell Union High School District renew + with no tax increase + an existing $85 annual parcel tax for 8 years, with exemptions for seniors and qualified disabled citizens, independent fiscal oversight, and no administrator salaries?

Measure G. Bonds -- Sunnyvale School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 6995 / 68.44% Yes votes ...... 3225 / 31.56% No votes
To continue critical renovation, modernization and safety needs at the district's schools and to make needed upgrades to classrooms, libraries, science and computer labs, improve student access to computers and instructional technology and continue to improve the energy efficiency of classrooms and buildings, shall the Sunnyvale School District issue $96,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates with funds monitored by an Independent Citizens' Oversight Committee and no funds spent on administrators?

Measure H. Parcel Tax -- Loma Prieta Joint Union Elementary School District (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 1,224 / 75.9% Yes votes ...... 389 / 24.1% No votes
   241 (77.49%) Yes / 70 (22.51%) No in Santa Clara County
   983 (75.50%) Yes / 319 (24.50%) No in Santa Cruz County
To support high academic achievement for local students and provide stable local funding to maintain outstanding core academic programs in reading, writing, math, and science, retain highly qualified and experienced teachers, and prepare students for an excellent high school shall the Loma Prieta Joint Union Elementary School District authorize an annual school parcel tax of $164 per parcel for seven years with independent citizens' oversight, an exemption for seniors, no funds for administrator's salaries and every dollar staying in our schools?

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