Santa Cruz County election guides

Santa Cruz County election results

Last county update: 11/27/2023 12:00:00 PM

W - Scotts Valley Fire Protection District Bond (vote for 1)

Bonds Yes3234 (66.42%)
Bonds No1635 (33.58%)

Measure W – Fire Protection

Measure W asks voters whether bonds can be sold and money collected from property owners to help pay for a new, earthquake-safe fire station for the Scotts Valley Fire Protection District.

The measure needs more than 66% of the vote to be adopted. Ballots were mailed in early October. Ballots are due by 8 p.m. Nov. 7 or must be postmarked by Nov. 7.

Learn more about Measure W – Bond measure for Scotts Valley Fire Protection District

Measure V – School Funding

Measure V asks Scotts Valley voters whether property owners should pay a $168 annual parcel tax for seven years to raise nearly $1 million annually for Scotts Valley Unified School District.

Measure V needs more than 66% of the vote to be adopted. The new tax would start in July 2024. Property owners age 65 and older and those receiving Social Security benefits are exempt from the proposed tax, according to the measure.

Ballots were due Oct. 24. Election results are expected to certified by Nov. 10, according to the Santa Cruz County Clerk’s Office.

Learn more about Measure V – Parcel tax for Scotts Valley Unified School District

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