Pitching In A Fair Share

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Measure RR – Make CalTrain Cleaner, More Affordable, & More Frequent

Won with 69% Yes 31% No
CalTrain runs along one of the worst and most polluting traffic corridors in the country. This 1/8¢ sales tax would make the trains more affordable an…

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Measure T – Extend Parcel Tax to Preserve Open Spaces

Won with 81.3% Yes 18.7% No
Green spaces are vital to thriving communities, and this continuation of a $24 annual parcel tax will extend funding for open spaces, as well as reduc…

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Measure K – Extend Parcel Tax to Fund Teachers and Academic Programs

Won with 70.6% Yes 29.4% No
Public education is on the ballot. With cratering public budgets compounding the costs associated with distance learning and safe in-person instructio…

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Measure M – Extend Parcel Tax to Fund Teachers and Academic Programs

Won with 73.6% Yes 26.4% No
Public education is on the ballot. With cratering public budgets compounding the costs associated with distance learning and safe in-person instructio…

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Measure N – Extend Parcel Tax to Renew School Funding

Won with 70.5% Yes 29.5% No
Public education is on the ballot. With cratering public budgets compounding the costs associated with distance learning and safe in-person instructio…

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Measure O – Extend Parcel Tax to Fund Teachers and Academic Programs

Won with 77.4% Yes 22.6% No
Public education is on the ballot. With cratering public budgets compounding the costs associated with distance learning and safe in-person instructio…

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Measure L – Extend Parcel Tax for Quality Distance Learning & Safe Return to Schools

Won with 61.8% Yes 38.2% No
Public education is on the ballot. With cratering public budgets compounding the costs associated with distance learning and safe in-person instructio…

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Measure I – Add New Parcel Tax to Improve Community College Quality & Affordability

Won with 61.8% Yes 38.2% No
Community colleges are one of the most cost-effective drivers of economic prosperity for all of us, from working-class to wealthy and whether white, B…

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Measure H – Increase Card Room Tax for City Services

Won with 72.6% Yes 27.4% No
This measure would raise card room taxes from 15% to 16.5% and allow each of the city’s two casinos to add 15 tables. The San Jose Mercury News oppose…

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Measure F – Create 1/4¢ Sales Tax for City Services

Won with 60.3% Yes 39.7% No
The recession will impact city services deeply. While more progressive measures like taxing corporations should be the way we fill the gap, this small…

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Measure E – Require Hotel Guests to Contribute More for Public Services

Won with 73.5% Yes 26.5% No
Our vital city services will face deep cuts in the wake of the recession. This measure will help to fill the gap for parks, libraries, senior services…

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Measure U – Require Hotel Guests to Contribute More for Public Services

Won with 72.9% Yes 27.1% No
The recession is threatening public services, and asking those who are wealthy enough to travel to pitch in a little more for all of us is a responsib…

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