Big Bad California School Bonds on November 2018 Ballots -- California School Bonds Clearinghouse
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November 2018 School Ballot Measures

November 2018 Ballot Measures

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Have you given up hope on ever having an honest school bond election in your district?

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This is a preliminary list of big bad California school bond measures on the November 2018 ballot around the state.

Are they all bad?

My criteria is simple. It's the California Constitution, Article XIII-A, Section 1(b)(3)(B). Is the measure a "list of the specific school facility projects to be funded?" Not a single one of these bonds meet that criteria. It's not an accident. A small set of lawyers that write the measures tell the districts NOT to put the list in the measure. That's a direct violation of the lawyer's oath to support the California Constitution and the State Bar of California's Rules of Professional Conduct. (Amazing what huge amounts of money does to people, isn't it?)

In fact, it's also likely a conspiracy between bond counsel and the district to commit fraud on the public because bond counsel (due to its contingency contract) and the district both want the 55% voter approval level, but the district doesn't want to commit to a specific list which might lead to, heaven forbid, true oversight or even lawsuits.

That doesn't absolve the district, but it does condemn the lawyers, usually bond counsel. These bond counsel are all members of the school bonds cartel. If you think this is outrageous, I have a plan, but you have to Sign Up to get into the protected areas of this site to participate. (See The Art of War.)

Until the argument and rebuttal filing deadlines have passed, this is a collaborative, private page for members only. By collaboration, I mean that YOU are helping to fill in the missing information for each measure. You must be reliable in your research. There is no room for error.

It's pretty simple. TANSTAAFL. You exchange your help in researching for access to this page.

The information must be provided in a specific form. Sending e-mail messages with random information creates more work than it's worth. It's just too much work for me, with everything else I'm doing, to try and analyze an e-mail message. It likely takes me more time to parse and verify a message than it does to do the research from scratch.

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Here's the quick rundown.

Prop 39 (55%) Bonds
November 6, 2018 Ballot
Courtesy of California School Bonds Clearinghouse
County Measure School / College Bond Amt. Tax Amt. Adopted
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Election Day: 2024-11-06
Alameda G Peralta CCD $800,000,000   $1,720,000,000  Jul-10
  H Hayward Unified $381,700,000   $854,067,102  Jul-25
Alpine B Alpine County Unified $4,950,000   $8,860,000  Jun-12
Amador A Amador County Unified $78,000,000   $140,400,000  Aug-8
Butte J Marysville Joint Unified (See Yuba)    
  W Biggs Unified $9,500,000   $19,100,000  Jun-25
  X Durham Unified $19,700,000   $41,300,000  Jun-28
  Y Paradise Unified $61,000,000   $125,800,000  Jun-19
  Z Thermalito Union $4,500,000   $9,150,000  Jun-19
Calaveras E Vallecito Union $11,000,000   $14,837,312  Jun-6
Contra Costa E Orinda Union Elementary $50,000,000   $94,350,045  Jul-19
  I Orinda Union Elementary $55,000,000   $103,654,245  Jul-19
  J Mt. Diablo Unified $150,000,000   $217,400,000  Jul-23
  P Pittsburg Unified $100,000,000   $230,000,000  Aug-6
Fresno B Sanger Unified $70,000,000   $157,000,000  Jun-26
  D Monroe Elementary $1,000,000   $2,422,959  Jul-10
  E Pine Ridge Elementary $5,300,000   $11,300,000  Jun-20
  G Westside Elementary $3,500,000   $6,800,000  Jul-24
  H Parlier Unified $9,000,000   $18,700,000  Jul-10
Glenn F Hamilton Unified $7,000,000   $15,400,000  Jun-6
Humboldt L Cutten Elementary $4,000,000    Jun-18
  N Northern Humboldt Union High $24,000,000   $49,800,000  Aug-6
Imperial A Heber Elementary $4,000,000   $9,000,000  
  B Westmorland Union Elementary $10,000,000   $22,000,000  Jun-19
  C Brawley Union High $18,700,000   $38,000,000  Jun-19
  G Holtville Unified $10,000,000   $20,400,000  Jul-10
Kern E Wasco Union High $40,000,000   $79,504,000  Aug-9
  G Arvin Union $15,000,000   $28,800,000  Jul-17
  H Panama-Buena Vista Union $90,000,000   $126,000,000  Jul-24
Kings D Lemoore Union Elementary $26,000,000   $54,000,000  Jul-17
Lake H Middletown Unified $28,000,000   $58,427,655  Jun-27
  I Upper Lake Unified $10,000,000   $22,200,000  Jun-12
  J Upper Lake Unified SFID #1 $12,000,000   $25,700,000  Jun-12
Los Angeles M Santa Monica-Malibu Unified SFID #2 $195,000,000   $391,500,000  Jul-19
  AE Baldwin Park Unified $69,000,000   $144,235,300  Aug-1
  BB ABC Unified $258,000,000   $449,000,000  Jul-17
  CK Acton-Agua Dulce Unified $7,500,000   $15,700,000  Jun-28
  ES El Segundo Unified $92,000,000   $193,428,000  Jul-10
  GO Mt. San Antonio CCD $750,000,000   $1,455,662,029  Jul-24
  HS El Monte Union High $190,000,000   $373,250,850  Aug-1
  LL Lowell Joint $48,000,000   $95,661,874  Jun-21
  WE Wilsona Elementary $6,500,000   $13,400,000  Jun-21
  SMS Santa Monica-Malibu Unified SFID #1 $485,000,000   $987,900,000  Jul-19
Madera M Madera Unified $120,000,000   $245,000,000  Jul-17
Marin I Shoreline Unified $19,500,000   $37,700,000  Aug-6
Mendocino K Round Valley Unified $4,500,000   $8,700,000  Jun-25
Merced E Atwater Elementary $20,000,000   $25,800,000  Jun-12
  G Hilmar Unified $31,000,000   $62,700,000  Jul-26
Monterey Q South Monterey County Joint Union High $20,000,000   $44,000,000  Jun-26
  R South Monterey County Joint Union High $20,000,000   $44,000,000  Jun-26
Orange G Los Alamitos Unified $97,000,000   $209,745,500  Jun-19
  I Santa Ana Unified $232,000,000   $450,425,374  Jul-16
  LL Lowell Joint (See Los Angeles)    
Placer D Placer Union High SFID #2 $40,300,000   $72,582,646  Jun-19
  G Placer Union High SFID #1 $42,100,000   $75,847,303  Jun-19
  H Western Placer Unified $60,000,000   $115,000,000  Jul-3
Riverside E Palo Verde Unified $24,800,000   $50,800,000  Jun-21
  W Perris Union High $148,000,000   $297,000,000  Jul-16
  X Hemet Unified $150,000,000   $290,594,839  Jul-31
  CC San Bernardino CCD (See San Bernardino)    
Sacramento H Robla Elementary $46,200,000   $99,600,000  Jul-19
  L Natomas Unified $172,000,000   $353,000,000  Jul-18
San Benito Q South Monterey County Joint Union High (See Monterey)    
  R South Monterey County Joint Union High (See Monterey)    
  X Gavilan CCD (See Santa Clara)    
San Bernardino O Morongo Unified $62,000,000   $133,000,000  Jun-12
  P Chaffey CCD $700,000,000   $1,419,576,325  Jul-9
  CC San Bernardino CCD $470,000,000   $827,285,534  Aug-2
San Diego S Santee $15,370,000   $17,500,000  May-15
  DD Sweetwater Union High $403,000,000   $786,000,000  Jul-27
  EE Bonsall Unified $38,000,000   $77,300,000  Jul-12
  GG Borrego Springs Unified $8,600,000   $17,900,000  Aug-8
  HH Carlsbad Unified $265,000,000   $456,813,940  Jul-18
  JJ Mountain Empire Unified $15,000,000   $30,274,822  Jul-10
  LL Vista Unified $247,000,000   $506,000,000  May-31
  MM Del Mar Union Elementary $186,000,000   $334,800,000  Aug-6
  NN South Bay Union $18,000,000   $31,000,000  Apr-19
  VV Chula Vista Elementary $150,000,000   $200,727,600  Jun-20
  YY San Diego Unified $3,500,000,000   $7,503,000,000  Jun-26
San Joaquin E Escalon Unified $25,000,000   $50,400,000  May-1
  G Linden Unified $31,200,000   $71,933,842  Jun-20
  I Ripon Unified $38,500,000   $88,200,000  Jun-18
San Luis Obispo Y2018 Allan Hancock Joint CCD (See Santa Barbara)    
San Mateo U Jefferson Elementary $30,000,000   $61,000,000  Jul-25
  X San Bruno Park Elementary $79,000,000   $163,000,000  Jul-23
  Z Portola Valley Elementary $49,500,000   $97,500,000  Jun-27
Santa Barbara E2018 Lompoc Unified $79,000,000   $175,000,000  Jun-26
  Y2018 Allan Hancock Joint CCD $75,000,000   $142,543,028  Jun-15
Santa Clara W West Valley-Mission CCD $698,000,000   $1,287,907,440  Aug-7
  X Gavilan CCD $248,000,000   $472,870,026  Jul-10
  Z Palo Alto Unified $460,000,000   $805,000,000  Jun-19
  AA Milpitas Unified $284,000,000   $499,899,807  Aug-1
  BB Santa Clara Unified $720,000,000   $1,448,643,639  Aug-7
  CC Fremont Union High $275,000,000   $560,000,000  Jul-27
  GG Sunnyvale $100,000,000   $192,000,000  Jun-21
  HH Luther Burbank $10,000,000   $20,530,000  Jun-12
  JJ Mount Pleasant Elementary $27,500,000   $57,885,100  Jul-5
Santa Cruz W West Valley-Mission CCD (See Santa Clara)    
Shasta E Enterprise Elementary $26,000,000   $53,900,000  Jun-6
Solano M Davis Joint Unified (See Yolo)    
  P Winters Joint Unified (See Yolo)    
  S Vallejo City Unified $194,000,000   $343,500,000  Jul-18
Sonoma H Cloverdale Unified $46,000,000   $97,000,000  Jun-27
  I Shoreline Unified (See Marin)    
  J Monte Rio Union Elementary $3,300,000   $7,000,000  Jun-14
  K Oak Grove Union Elementary $9,500,000   $19,400,000  Jul-23
  L Old Adobe Union $38,500,000   $79,000,000  Jun-28
Stanislaus A Salida Union Elementary $2,500,000   $4,823,858  Jun-19
  D Modesto City Elementary $74,000,000   $148,000,000  Jun-25
  E Modesto City Elementary $57,000,000   $114,000,000  Jun-25
  G Riverbank Unified $19,100,000   $38,947,872  Jun-19
Sutter O Woodland Joint Unified (See Yolo)    
Tehama C Red Bluff Union Elementary $12,000,000   $24,539,000  Jun-26
  D Gerber Union Elementary $6,500,000   $13,070,864  Jun-19
Tulare A Visalia Unified $105,300,000   $234,345,298  Jun-26
  B Ducor Union Elementary $2,100,000   $4,250,000  Jul-10
  C Stone Corral Elementary $750,000   $1,400,000  
  E Three Rivers Union Elementary $4,000,000   $8,300,000  Jul-11
Ventura L Rio Elementary $59,200,000   $118,300,000  Jun-6
  O Mesa Union Elementary $9,875,000   $19,687,000  Jun-12
  Y Allan Hancock Joint CCD (See Santa Barbara)    
Yolo M Davis Joint Unified $150,900,000   $317,927,072  Jun-14
  O Woodland Joint Unified $20,200,000   $22,239,492  Jul-12
  P Winters Joint Unified $20,000,000   $39,800,000  Aug-2
Yuba J Marysville Joint Unified $74,000,000   $150,748,926  Jul-24
42 112 Election Totals $15,703,645,000 $31,322,277,518  
42 112 Grand Totals $15,703,645,000 $31,322,277,518  

Parcel Tax and other Tax Measures
November 6, 2018 Ballot
Courtesy of California Bond Defense Clearinghouse
County Measure School / College Tax Type Bond/Tax Amt. Tax Desc. Approval
Election Day: 2018-11-06
Alameda E Peralta CCD parcel tax $8,000,000 $48 - 8 years  two-thirds
I San Leandro Unified parcel tax $745,000 $39 - forever  two-thirds
J San Lorenzo Unified parcel tax $2,000,000 $99 - 8 years  two-thirds
Contra Costa Q Martinez Unified parcel tax $850,000 $75 - 5 years, $50 renewal  two-thirds
El Dorado AA Tahoe-Truckee Unified (See Placer)      
Imperial B Westmorland Union Elementary Prop 46 bond $10,000,000   two-thirds
Los Angeles K Culver City Unified parcel tax $2,362,500 $189 - 7 years  two-thirds
QS Burbank Unified parcel tax $9,000,000 10c/sq ft - forever  two-thirds
WE Wilsona Elementary Prop 46 bond $6,500,000   two-thirds
Marin J Tamalpais Union High parcel tax $5,100,000 $149+ - 4 years  two-thirds
Nevada AA Tahoe-Truckee Unified (See Placer)      
Placer AA Tahoe-Truckee Unified parcel tax $5,600,000 $148 - 9 years  two-thirds
Sacramento H Robla Elementary Prop 46 bond $46,200,000   two-thirds
San Mateo V San Mateo-Foster City parcel tax $10,000,000 $298 - 9 years  two-thirds
Y Jefferson Union High parcel tax $2,000,000 $58 - 10 years  two-thirds
Santa Barbara A2018 Buellton Union Elementary parcel tax $250,000 $99 - 8 years  two-thirds
Santa Clara EE Evergreen Elementary parcel tax $3,100,000 $125 - 7 years  two-thirds
HH Luther Burbank Prop 46 bond $10,000,000   two-thirds
Santa Cruz A Scotts Valley Unified parcel tax $820,000 $108 - 5 years  two-thirds
B Soquel Union Elementary parcel tax $990,000 $96 - 6 years  two-thirds
Solano S Vallejo City Unified Prop 46 bond $194,000,000   two-thirds
Tehama D Gerber Union Elementary Prop 46 bond $6,500,000   two-thirds


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