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Kern County, CA November 2, 2004 Election
Directory of Kern County, CA Measures
County Results as of Dec 6 2:08pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (658/658)
72.7% Countywide Voter Turnout (214,747/295,106)

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Measure N. Issuance of $219 million in Bonds for School Improvement and Construction -- Kern High School District (School Bond - 55% Approval Required)
97540 / 66.68% Yes votes ...... 48739 / 33.32% No votes
To relieve student overcrowding by building and acquiring new high schools and classrooms, renovating and repairing every high school in the District, and becoming eligible for State matching funds, shall Kern High School District issue $219 million of bonds at the lowest possible interest rates provided spending is annually reviewed and audited by an Independent Citizens' Oversight Committee, no money is used for administrative salaries and no money is transferred to the State of California?

Measure O. Bonds -- Maricopa Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
342 / 64.04% Yes votes ...... 192 / 35.96% No votes
To improve the quality of education shall the Maricopa Unified School District repair and upgrade classrooms, pool, and gym, improve student access to computers and technology, upgrade electrical systems, fix plumbing systems and restrooms, make health and safety improvement, replace fire alarms and remove asbestos, repair roofs, upgrade heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems by issuing $6,000,000 in bonds, within legal interest rates, with annual audits, a citizens' oversight committee and NO money for salaries?

Measure P. Tax -- City of Delano (Majority Approval Required)
2712 / 46.45% Yes votes ...... 3127 / 53.55% No votes
Shall there be enacted in the City of Delano a temporary sales tax rate increase of one-half of one percent (0.50%) which will end after ten (10) years, the proceeds of which shall be used for essential general fund services including, but not limited to street and road improvements, police and fire protection, parks and recreation and other City General Fund services?

Measure Q. Tax -- City of Ridgecrest (Majority Approval Required)
3805 / 35.22% Yes votes ...... 7000 / 64.78% No votes
Shall The City Of Ridgecrest Adopt Ordinance No. 04-05 To Provide For An Additional Three-Quarter Of One Percent Sales Tax For General Purposes?

Measure R. Bonds -- Antelope Valley Community College District (55% Approval Required)
71,568 / 69.9% Yes votes ...... 30,802 / 30.1% No votes
   68,170 (70.16%) Yes / 28,991 (29.84%) No in Los Angeles County
   3398 (65.23%) Yes / 1811 (34.77%) No in Kern County

Measure S. Appointment of City Clerk -- City of Tehachapi (Advisory Measure - Majority Approval Required)
1202 / 49.14% Yes votes ...... 1244 / 50.86% No votes
Shall the office of the City Clerk be appointive?

Measure T. Transient Occupancy Tax Increase -- City of Tehachapi (Majority Approval Required)
1016 / 39.83% Yes votes ...... 1535 / 60.17% No votes
Should the Transient Occupancy Tax imposed on hotels, motels, and other lodging places and collected from the persons renting rooms be increased from 8% to 12%?

Measure U. Proximity of Dairy Facilities -- City of Wasco (Advisory Measure - Majority Approval Required)
2516 / 81.32% Yes votes ...... 578 / 18.68% No votes
Should dairy facilities be prohibited from locating within ten miles from the City limits of the City of Wasco?

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