Election Year

2014

Number of School Facility  Measures placed on the Ballot Total School Facility Bond Debt placed on the Ballot Election Results   Total New School Facility Bond Debt
Passed Failed
June 3, 2014 44 $2,817,875,000 35 9 $1,381,645,000
November 4, 2014 113 $11,775,300,000 91 22  $9,636,450,000
    $11,018,095,000

Total New Local School Facility Bond Debt $11,018,095,000

 

Supporting Documentation 

|June 3,2014 | November 4, 2014 |

June 3, 2014, Election California School Bond Measures

Source: BALLOTPEDIA

 

Source: BigBadBonds.com 

44 School Bond Measures on the Ballot totaling $2,817,830,000 ($2.8 billion)

34 Measures passed totaling $2,432,200,000 ($2.4 billion)

10 Measures failed totaling $385,630,000 ($385.6 million)

Kern County
Measure B: Elk Hills School District Bond Issue
Failed $7,130,000 Not Specified
Not Specified
Measure A: Mojave Unified School Facilities Improvement District No. 1 Bond Issue
Failed $8,100,000 $22 per $100,000 of assessed valuation.
Not Specified
  $15,230,000  
Los Angeles County
Measure CC: Culver City Unified School District Bond Issue
 
 
The interest to be paid on the $106 million was estimated at $111,486,023, bringing the total cost to taxpayers up to $217,486,023
Passed $106,000,000 $48 per $100,000 of assessed property value  
Marin County
Measure D: Larkspur-Corte Madera School District Bond Issue
Passed $19,000,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed valuation Legal Rate
Mendocino County
Measure L: Round Valley Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $4,000,000 $60 per $100,000 of assessed valuation.
Not Specified
Merced County
Measure N: Le Grand Union High School District Bond Issue
Passed $4,200,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed property value
Not Specified
Measure M: Merced City Elementary School District Bond Issue
Passed $60,000,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed property value. Legal Rate
Measure L: Merced River School District Bond Issue
Passed $1,800,000 $30 per $100,000 Legal Rate
Measure O: Planada Elementary School District Bond Issue
Passed $1,500,000 $22 per $100,000 of assessed valuation Legal Rates
  $67,500,000  
Monterey County
Measure N: Gonzales Unified School District Bond Issue
Failed $16,900,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Multiple Counties
Measure K: Kingsburg Joint Union High School District Bond Issue
Passed $13,000,000
$29 per $100,000 of assessed valuation
 
Measure E: Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High School District Bond Issue
Passed $99,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rate
Measure C: Petaluma Joint Union High School District Bond Issue
 
 
The district taxpayers paid property taxes at a rate of $36 per $100,000 of assessed valuation in 2014. The bonds authorized by Measure C were to be issued according to a timeline designed to give the district an estimated maximum property tax rate of $71.09 per $100,000 of assessed valuation in 2022, after which the rate would drop annually, as old bond debt was retired
Passed $68,000,000 $29 per $100,000 of assessed valuation per year  
Measure S: Princeton Joint Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $2,750,000 $31 per $100,000 of assessed valuation Legal Rates
Measure G: San Benito High School District Bond Issue
Passed $42,500,000 $30.00 per $100,000 per fiscal year of assessed valuation
Not Specified
Measure N: Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District Bond Issue
Failed $10,000,000 $43 per $100,000 of assessed valuation
Not Specified
Measure R: Winters Joint Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $15,000,000 Not Specified
Not Specified
  $240,250,000  
Orange County
Measure B: Buena Park Elementary School District Bond Issue
Passed $71,000,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed valuation
Not Specified
Riverside County
Measure C: Perris School District Bond Issue
Passed $40,000,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed valuation Legal Rates 40 years max
San Diego County
Measure E: Coronado Unified School District Bond Issue
 
 
Measure E would have required that only $13.2 million of the possible $29 million be outstanding at any given time and that all bonds be repaid by September 30, 2024
Failed $29,000,000 $31 and $39 per $100,000 of assessed valuation 2024
San Joaquin County
Measure B: Tracy Unified School District Facilities Improvement District No. 3 Bond Issue
Passed $82,000,000
$50 per $100,000 of assessed valuation
 
San Mateo County
Measure C: Bayshore Elementary School District Bond Issue
Passed $6,000,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed valuation. 25 - 40 years
Measure A: Sequoia Union High School District Bond Issue
Passed $265,000,000 $15.90 per $100,000 of assessed valuation 25- 40 years
Measure D: Woodside Elementary School District Bond Issue
Passed $13,500,000 $24.05 per $100,000 of assessed valuation 25 - 40 years
  $284,500,000  
Santa Clara County
Measure I: Cambrian School District Bond Issue
Passed $39,000,000 Not Specified
Not Specified
Measure J: Union School District Bond Issue
 
Measure J authorized the Union School District to increase its debt by $125 million through issuing general obligation bonds in that amount
Passed $125,000,000    
  $164,000,000  
Santa Cruz County
Measure A: Scotts Valley School District Bond Issue
Passed $35,000,000 $57 per $100,000 of assessed home value 30 years max
Shasta County
Measure C: Happy Valley Union School Bond Issue
Passed $2,450,000 Not Specified
Not Specified
Solano County
Measure S: Benicia Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $49,600,000 $39 per $100,000 of assessed value
Not Specified
Sonoma County
Measure D: Bellevue Union School District Bond Issue
Passed $12,000,000 $18 per $100,000 of assessed valuation Legal Rate
Measure B: Cotati/Rohnert Park Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $80,000,000 $49 per $100,000 of assessed value
Not Specified
Measure E: Petaluma City School District Bond Issue
 
 
In 2014, the district property taxpayers were charged at a total rate of $50.5 per $100,000 of assessed valuation per year. The bonds issued by Measure E were timed to give taxpayers a maximum property tax rate of $66.45 per $100,000 in 2016, and the rate were to decrease annually after this year as previous bond debt was repaid.
Passed $21,000,000 $20 per $100,000 of assessed valuation
30 years 
Measure F: Rincon Valley Union School District Bond Issue
 
 
If the Measure is approved, the District expects to sell the bonds in series over time. The funds to repay the bonds would be raised by an increase in property taxes based upon the value of land and improvements in the District. The interest rate on the bonds would depend on the market rate at the time the bonds are sold, but cannot exceed the rate set by state law
Passed $35,000,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed valuation  
  $148,000,000  
Tulare County
Measure Z: Pixley Union School District Bond Issue
Passed $7,800,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Measure J: Springville Union School District Bond Issue
Passed $4,000,000 Not Specified
Not Specified
  $11,800,000  
 Total School School Bond Measures $2,817,830,000   

 

November 4, 2014 Election State of California School Bond Measures

Source: BALLOTPEDIA

Source: BigBadBonds.com 

113 School Bond Measures on the Ballot totaling $11,815,950,000 ($11.8 billion)

 90 Measures passed totaling $9,756,000,000 ($9.76 billion)

 23 Measures failed totaling $2,059,950,000 ($2.06 billion)

Alameda County     
Measure I: Alameda Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $179,500,000 $60 per $100,000

Legal Rate

Measure L: Hayward Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $229,000,000 $49 per $100,000 of assessed property value
Highest Tax Rate required
Measure M: New Haven Unified School District Bond Issue
 
 
The actual interest rates at which the bonds will be sold will depend on the bond market at the time of each sale
Passed $125,000,000 $49 per $100,000 of assessed property value Not Specified
   $533,500,000   
Colusa County    
Measure A: Colusa Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $5,900,000 $47.55 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rate
Contra Costa County    
Measure M: John Swett Unified School District Bond Issue
Failed $52,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Measure N: Pittsburg Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $85,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
   $137,000,000   
El Dorado County    
Measure F: Lake Tahoe Community College District Bond Issue
Passed $55,000,000 $25 per $100,000 assessed property value
the amount of tax levied may be higher than the estimate if funds due for the payment of interest and principal on the bonds exceeds the best estimate of the tax rate to be levied.
Fresno County    
Measure Q: Laytonville Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $5,500,000 $0.06 per $100 in assessed value Legal Rates
Measure M: Mendota Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $15,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Measure G: Golden Plains Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $13,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rate
Measure S: Eureka City Schools District Bond Issue
Passed $49,750,000 $60 per $100,000 of assessed property value Not specified
   $83,250,000   
Humbolt County    
Measure W: Fortuna Elementary School District Bond Issue
Failed $9,000,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rate
Measure Y: Jacoby Creek School District Bond Issue
Failed $3,500,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed property value
Not Specified
   $12,500,000   
Imperial County    
Measure G: McCabe Union Elementary School District Bond Issue
Passed $7,000,000 $27 per $100,000 of assessed property value 25 years
Kern County    
Measure E: Arvin Union School District Bond Issue
Passed $15,000,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rate
Measure C: Mojave Unified School District Bond Issue
Failed $8,100,000 $22 per $100,000 of assessed property value
Not Specified
Measure D: Southern Kern Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $28,400,000 $47 per $100,000 of assessed property value Market Rate
   $51,500,000   
Lake County    
Measure T: Lakeport Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $17,000,000 $59.87 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rate
Lee County    
Measure C: Bayshore Elementary School District Bond Issue
Passed $6,000,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed property value
25 years or 40
Los Angeles County    
Measure AA: ABC Unified School District School Improvement Funding
Failed $195,200,000 Not Specified Legal Rate
Measure K: City of Azusa School Improvement Funding, Measure K (November 2014)
Passed $92,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rate
Measure O: City of Downey School Improvement Funding
Passed $248,000,000 $60 per $100,000 of assessed property value annually Legal Rate
Measure C: Compton Community College District Bond Issue
Passed $100,000,000 $25.00 per $100,000 of the assessed value Legal Rate
Measure M: El Monte City School District Bond Issue
Passed $78,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Measure Q: Hermosa Beach City School District Bond Issue
Failed $54,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Measure E: Los Nietos School District Bond Issue)
Passed $15,000,000 $30.00 per $100,000 of assessed value Legal Rates
Measure N: Los Nietos School District Bond Issue
Passed $13,000,000 $28.00 per $100,000 of assessed value 25 - 40 years
Measure G: Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $373,000,000 $60.00 per $100,000 of the assessed value
Not Specified
Measure RS: Rosemead School District Bond Issue
Passed $30,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Measure EE: Saugus Union School District Bond Issue
Passed $148,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Measure T: Torrance Unified School District Bond Issue
 
under a no-tax-rate-increase financing plan, at legal interest rates
Passed $144,300,000 Not Specified  
Measure U: Torrance Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $50,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Measure V: City of Bassett School Improvement Funding
Passed $30,000,000 $60 per $100,000 of assessed property value annually Legal Rate
Measure G: Madera Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $70,000,000 Not Specified
Not Specified
    $1,640,500,000    
Marin County    
Measure B: Bolinas-Stinson Union School District Bond Issue
Failed $9,000,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rate
Measure C: Dixie School District Bond Issue
Passed $30,000,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rate
Measure D: Kentfield School District Bond Issue
Passed $30,000,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rate
   $69,000,000   
Merced County    
Measure P: Gustine Unified School District, California Bond Issue
Passed $14,000,000 Not Specified
Not Specified
Monterey Counties    
Measure C: Greenfield Union Elementary School District Bond Issue
Passed $10,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rate
Measure D: Greenfield Union Elementary School District Bond Issue
Passed $10,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rate
Measure A: Pacific Grove Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $18,000,000 Not Specified Legal Limit
Measure B: Salinas Union High School District Bond Issue
Passed $128,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
   $166,000,000   
Multiple Counties    
Measure W: East Nicolaus Joint Union High School District
Passed $4,000,000 Not Specified
Not Specified
Measure E: Napa Valley Community College District Trustee Area 7 Bond Issue
Failed $198,000,000 $22.2 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rates
Measure J: North Orange County Community College District Bond Proposition
? Lawsuit  $574,000,000 $14.90 per $100,000 of assessed property value  
Measure P: Palo Verde Community College District Bond Issue
Passed $12,500,000 40 years Legal Rates
Measure H: Santa Rosa Junior College Bond Issue
Passed $410,000,000 $25 per $100,000 of assessed valuation Legal Rates
Measure X: Southern Humboldt Joint Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $10,000,000 $43 per $100,000 of assessed valuation Legal Rates
Measure E: Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District Bond Issue
Failed $62,000,000 $29.75 per $100,000 of assessed property value
Not Specified
Measure U: Tahoe-Truckee Unified School District Bond Issue
 
 
t was also estimated that the total interest paid on the proposed $114 million in bonds would be about $140,486,398, making the total cost of the loan - principle and interest - $254,486,398.[2]

The district planned to issue the bonds, had they been authorized, in five equal $22.8 million increments spread over 10 years
Failed $114,000,000 $48.25 per $100,000 of assessed property value  
Measure T: West Hills Community College District Bond Issue
Passed $20,000,000 $9.87 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rates
Measure S: Woodland Joint Unified School District Bond Issue
Failed $78,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Measure T: Woodland Joint Unified School District Bond Issue
Failed $19,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Measure T: Santa Maria Bonita School District bond proposition
Passed $45,000,000 Not Specified
Not Specified
   $1,546,500,000   
Orange County    
Measure H: Anaheim Union High School District Bond Proposition
Passed $249,000,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rate
Measure I: Fullerton Joint Union High School District Bond Issue
Passed $175,000,000 Not Specified
Not Specified
Measure K: Orange Unified School District Bond Proposition
Failed $296,000,000 $39 per $100,000 of assessed property value
Not Specified
   $720,000,000   
Placer County    
Measure A: Western Placer Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $60,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Riverside County    
Measure GG: Corona-Norco Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $396,000,000 40 years Legal Rate
Measure KK: Desert Sands Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $225,000,000 40 years Legal Rate
Measure EE: Jurupa Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $144,000,000 not to exceed 40 years Legal Rate
Measure M: Moreno Valley Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $398,000,000 40 years Legal Rates
Measure AA: Mt. San Jacinto Community College Bond Issue
Passed $295,000,000 40 years Legal Rates
Measure BB: Murietta Valley Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $98,000,000 40 years Legal Rates
   $1,556,000,000   
Sacramento County    
Measure G: Folsom Cordova Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $195,000,000 $60 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rate
Measure J: Natomas Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $129,000,000 $59.10 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rates
Measure K: Robla School District Bond Issue
Passed $29,800,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rates
   $353,800,000   
San Benito County    
Measure M: Hollister School District Bond Issue
Passed $28,500,000 $28 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rates
San Bernardo County    
Measure N: Central School District Bond Issue
Passed $35,000,000
$60.00 per $100,000 of assessed property value
 
Measure M: Hesperia Unified School District Bond Issue
Failed $207,000,000 $58.58 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rates
Measure L: Snowline Joint Unified School District Bond Issue
Failed $60,000,000 $60 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rates
   $302,000,000   
San Diego County    
Proposition C: Cajon Valley Union School District Bond Issue
 
 
The interest rate on any bond, which is established at the time of bond issuance, could not exceed 12% per annum. The final maturity date of any bond could be no later than 5 years after the date the bonds are issued as determined by the District, and the bonds shall be issued as current interest bonds and not as capital appreciation bonds.
Failed $20,000,000    
Proposition E: Escondido Union School District Bond Issue
Passed $182,200,000 25 - 40 years
Not to exceed 12%
Proposition L: Lakeside Union Elementary School District Bond Issue Renewal
Passed $79,550,000
District voters approved a $79.55 million bond issue in 2008 under Proposition V. The bonds proposed by Proposition L are a portion of that bond amount approved in 2008. Because the time frame for issuing the bonds expired, the district required voters to re-approve them
 
Proposition R: Lemon Grove Elementary School District Bond Issue Reauthorization
Passed  $28,000,000
However, the district failed to issue all of the approved bonds within the required time frame. This measure re-approved $10 million in bonds that were not issued from the approved 2008 bond measure
 
Proposition N: National Elementary School District Bond Issue
Passed $26,100,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Proposition Q: Ramona Unified School District Bond Issue
Failed $40,000,000 25 - 40 years Legal Rates
Proposition O: Vallecitos Elementary School District Bond Issue 
 
The interest rate on any bond, which is established at the time of bond issuance, could not exceed 12% per annum. The final maturity date of any bond could be no later than 25 years or 40 years after the date the bonds are issued as determined by the District.
Failed $2,000,000    
  $377,850,000  
San Joaquin County    
Measure G: Manteca Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $159,000,000 Not Specified
Not Specified
Measure E: Stockton Unified School District Bond Issue
 
 
It also authorized the district to impose whatever additional property taxes are required to repay these bonds.
Passed $114,000,000 Not Specified  
   $273,000,000   
San Luis Obispo County    
Measure B: Atascadero Unified School District Bond Re-authorization
Passed $58,000,000 $60 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rate
Measure D: San Luis Coastal Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $177,000,000 $49 per $100,000 of assessed property value
Not Specified
Measure L: San Luis Obispo County Community College District Bond Issue
Passed $275,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
   $510,000,000   
San Mateo County    
Measure I: Belmont-Redwood Shores School District Bond Issue
Passed $48,000,000 $19.98 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rates
Measure J: Jefferson Union High School District Bond Issue
Passed $133,000,000 $24.65 per $100,000 of assessed property value, with a maximum rate of $30 per $100,000 of assessed property value.
Below Legal Limits
Measure H: San Mateo County Community College District Bond Issue
 
 
Max 40 years
Passed $388,000,000 $8.22 per $100,000 of assessed property value
Legal Rate 
   $569,000,000   
Santa Barbara Country    
Measure U: Carpinteria Unified School District bond proposition
Passed $90,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rate
Measure Y: College School District bond proposition
Failed $12,000,000    
Measure Q: Montecito Union School District bond proposition
Failed $27,150,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Measure S: Santa Barbara Community College District bond proposition
Failed $288,000,000 Not Specified
Not Specified
   $417,150,000   
Santa Clara County    
Measure L: Berryessa Union School District Bond Issue
Passed $77,000,000 $28.00 per $100,000 of assessed value
Not Specified
Measure I: East Side Union High School District Bond Issue
Passed $113,200,000 Not Specified
Below Legal Limits
Measure K: Fremont Union High School District Bond Issue
Passed $295,000,000
$21.00 per $100,000 of assessed value
 
Measure N: Los Altos School District Bond Issue
Passed $150,000,000 $30.00 per $100,000 of assessed value Legal Rates
Measure P: Oak Grove School District Bond Issue
 
 
Limit 25 - 30 years
Passed $89,800,000 $30.00 per $100,000 of assessed value
Below Legal 
Measure H: Santa Clara Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $419,000,000 $47.60 per $100,000 of assessed value Legal Rate
Measure M: Evergreen School District Bond Issue
Passed $100,000,000 $30.00 per $100,000 of assessed value
Not Specified
   $1,244,000,000   
Shasta County    
Measure E: Columbia Elementary School District Bond Issue
Passed $8,600,000 $29 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rate
Siskiyou County    
Measure H: Yreka Union High School District Bond Issue
Passed $8,000,000 $25 per $100,000 of assessed property value 25 - 40 years
Solano County    
Measure A: Vacaville Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $194,000,000 Not Specified
Not Specified
Measure E: Vallejo City Unified School District Bond Issue
Failed $239,000,000 Not Specified 2/3 required
   $433,000,000   
Sonoma County    
Measure K: Oak Grove Union School District Bond Issue
Passed $6,000,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rates
Measure J: Cinnabar School District Bond Issue
Passed $2,500,000
$30 per $100,000 of assessed property value.
 
Measure L: Santa Rosa Elementary School District Bond Issue
Passed $54,000,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed property value Legal Rates
Measure I: Santa Rosa High School District Bond Issue
Passed $175,000,000 $30 per $100,000 of assessed property value Market Rates
   $237,500,000.00   
Tulare County    
Measure A : Farmersville Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $4,800,000.00 Not Specified Legal Rate
Measure B: Porterville Unified School District Bond Issue
Failed $67,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Measure C: Tipton Elementary School District Bond Issue
Passed $3,300,000 Not Specified
Not Specified
   $75,100,000   
Ventura County    
Measure K: Briggs Elementary School District Bond Issue
Passed $4,500,000 Not Specified
Legal Interest Rate
Measure I: Conejo Valley Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $197,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rate
Measure J: Ojai Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $35,000,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Measure G: Rio School District Bond Issue
Passed $38,500,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
   $275,000,000   
Yolo County    
Measure V: Washington Unified School District Bond Issue
Passed $49,800,000 Not Specified Legal Rates
Total School Bond Measures
$11,815,950,000