Latest November 2014 Election Results – 113 Bonds for 108 California Educational Districts

The California Policy Center has now posted updated November 4, 2014 election results for the state’s 113 bond measures for K-12 and community college districts. These revised results incorporate almost a month of ballots counted and reviewed by county elections offices.

The most significant change is that the largest of the 113 bond measures considered by voters – the $574 million Measure J for the North Orange County Community College District – now appears to be winning by a mere 15 votes. On election night and for a couple of weeks afterwards, this bond measure was not quite at the threshold for passage of 55% voter approval.

Out of 113 bond measures totaling $11,775,300,000 ($11.8 billion) for 108 educational districts, 90 bond measures passed totaling $9,769,950,000 for 85 educational districts.

This means voters authorized California local educational districts to borrow $9.8 billion for construction by selling bonds to investors. With interest, these bond measures may end up costing $20 billion over the next 40-50 years.

A chart of the election results is below, or you can access a PDF version of the election results at

2014-11-04 Bond Measure Election Results FINAL

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