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Tulare County, CA November 8, 2016 Election
Directory of Tulare County, CA Measures
County Results as of December 5 5:17pm, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (252/252)
75.4% Countywide Voter Turnout (116,106/154,003)

Measures
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Measure B. Sale of District assets to Kingsmith Investments, LLC or other buyer -- Kingsburg Tri-County Health Care District (Resolution - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 2,407 / 47.4% Yes votes ...... 2,670 / 52.6% No votes
   2202 (47.78%) Yes / 2407 (52.22%) No in Fresno County
   205 (43.80%) Yes / 263 (56.20%) No in Tulare County
To provide mental health and/or other valuable professional services at the facility at 1200 Smith Street, Kingsburg, California, should the District complete the sale and transfer of said facilities and related assets for fair market value, as determined by an independent appraiser with no cost liability to taxpayers, to Kingsmith Investments, LLC or other buyer?

Measure J. $502,821,000 in Bonds for Upgrades, Repairs and Replacements -- Kern Community College District Facilities Improvement District 1 (School Bond Election - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 368,890 / 55.3% Yes votes ...... 298,354 / 44.7% No votes
   145217 (65.17%) Yes / 77603 (34.83%) No in Kern County
   39,035 (35.32%) Yes / 71,469 (64.68%) No in Tulare County
   145217 (65.17%) Yes / 77603 (34.83%) No in Kern County
   39,035 (35.32%) Yes / 71,469 (64.68%) No in Tulare County
   386 (64.77%) Yes / 210 (35.23%) No in San Bernardino County
BAKERSFIELD, PORTERVILLE/ CERRO COSO COLLEGES AFFORDABILITY/ CLASSROOM REPAIR/ JOB TRAINING MEASURE. To upgrade classrooms to prepare students/ veterans for good-paying jobs/ university transfer, by updating labs/classrooms for nursing, welding, construction/ high-tech job training, repairing deteriorating gas, electrical/ sewer lines, leaky roofs, improving water conservation, ensuring access for disabled, including veterans, repairing, constructing/ acquiring facilities, sites/ equipment, shall Kern Community College District issue $502,821,000 in bonds at legal rates, funds spent locally, with citizens oversight/independent audits?

Measure K. $18 Million in Bonds For Improvements to Classrooms and Facilities -- Exeter Unified School District School Facilities Improvement District 1 (School Bond Election - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 2,715 / 60.56% Yes votes ...... 1,768 / 39.44% No votes
To improve the quality of education with funding that cannot be taken by the state; upgrade vocational education and performing arts facilities and classrooms; modernize science labs; improve student access to computers and modern technology; modernize/renovate classrooms, restrooms and school facilities; and make energyefficiency improvements; shall Exeter Unified School District School Facilities Improvement District No. 1 issue $18,000,000 of bonds at legal interest rates, have an independent citizens' oversight committee and have NO money used for administrative or teacher salaries?

Measure L. $6.5 Million in Bonds For Improvement of Classrooms and Facilities -- Burton Elementary School District (School Bond Election - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 2,640 / 57.25% Yes votes ...... 1,971 / 42.75% No votes
To improve the quality of education with funding that cannot be taken by the state; repair or replace leaky roofs; make health and safety improvements; replace outdated heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems; upgrade inadequate electrical systems; replace deteriorating plumbing systems; and modernize outdated classrooms, restrooms and school facilities; shall the Burton School District issue $6,500,000 of bonds at legal interest rates, have an independent citizens' oversight committee and have NO money used for salaries?

Measure M. $6.7 Million in Bonds for Improvement of Classrooms and Facilities -- Earlimart Elementary School District (School Bond Election - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 820 / 84.28% Yes votes ...... 153 / 15.72% No votes
To improve the quality of education for Earlimart students, modernize, construct, and improve classrooms and necessary student support facilities for school and community use, improve health, student safety and security, provide classroom technology infrastructure, and qualify the District for State matching grants, shall the Earlimart School District be authorized to issue up to $6.7 million in bonds at legal interest rates, with annual audits, Citizens' Oversight, and no money for administrator salaries?

Measure N. Increase City sales tax to benefit essential City services -- City of Visalia (Sales tax - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 25,920 / 65.26% Yes votes ...... 13,800 / 34.74% No votes
"To provide funding protected from Sacramento; maintain/improve essential city services including police, fire/9-1-1 emergency/ medical aide response, gang prevention programs/ neighborhood police patrols; maintain streets; reduce criminal street activity; attract/retain businesses/jobs; address homelessness; maintain youth/senior programs, and other services, shall the City of Visalia increase the sales tax by - , providing approximately $10,800,000 annually, until ended by voters; requiring audits, citizen's oversight and all funds used locally?

Measure W. $33 Million in Bonds For Improvements to Classrooms and Facilities -- Hanford Joint Union High School District (School Bond Election - 55% Approval Required)
Fail: 33 / 41.77% Yes votes ...... 46 / 58.23% No votes
HANFORD JOINT UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT SCHOOL REPAIR MEASURE: To repair/ upgrade high school facilities and prepare students for college/careers by repairing outdated classrooms, vocational/ career education facilities, science labs, restrooms, leaky roofs, upgrading school safety, fire alarms, heating/ ventilation/ air conditioning, ensuring safe drinking water/ student drop-off areas and repairing, constructing/ acquiring classrooms, facilities/sites/equipment, shall Hanford Joint Union High School District issue $33,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, requiring audits, citizens' oversight, no money for administrators, without increasing current tax rates?

 
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