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November 6, 2018 — California General Election
Special District

Newport-Mesa Unified School District
Measure H - Majority Approval Required

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Election Results

Passed

61,747 votes yes (83.9%)

11,840 votes no (16.1%)

100% of precincts reporting (134/134).

Trustee Term Limits
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Should term limits be implemented for the Board of Education of the Newport-Mesa Unified School District with that limit being three consecutive four-year terms, and after a Board member has served three consecutive full terms, that Board member will be permitted to serve again on the Board after having a break in service?

What is this proposal?

Measure Details — Official information about this measure

YES vote means

yes vote is a vote in favor of limiting the terms of board members to three consecutive four-year terms after which former board members may serve again after a break in service.

NO vote means

no vote is a vote against limiting the terms of board members to three consecutive four-year terms after which former board members may serve again after a break in service.

Summary

Ballotpedia

Education Code Section 35107(c) states that the governing board of a school district may adopt a proposal to limit the number of terms a member of the governing board of the school district may serve on the governing board of the school district. Any proposal to limit the number of terms a member of the governing board of the school district may serve on the governing board of the school district shall apply prospectively only and shall not become operative unless it is submitted to the electors of the school district at a regularly scheduled election and a majority of the votes cast on the question favor the adoption of the proposal.

On July 5, 2017, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District Board of Education adopted Resolution No. 05-07-17 proposing that term limits be implemented, dependent upon approval by the voters of the District. The terms of service will be limited to three consecutive four-year terms. After a board member has served three consecutive full terms, that Board member will be permitted to serve again on the Board after having a break in service. 

Published Arguments — Arguments for and against the ballot measure

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Proposed legislation

Education Code Section 35107(c) states that the governing board of a school district may adopt a proposal to limit the number of terms a member of the governing board of the school district may serve on the governing board of the school district. Any proposal to limit the number of terms a member of the governing board of the school district may serve on the governing board of the school district shall apply prospectively only and shall not become operative unless it is submitted to the electors of the school district at a regularly scheduled election and a majority of the votes cast on the question favor the adoption of the proposal.

On July 5, 2017, the Newport-Mesa Unified School District Board of Education adopted Resolution No. 05-07-17 proposing that term limits be implemented, dependent upon approval by the voters of the District. The terms of service will be limited to three consecutive four-year terms. After a board member has served three consecutive full terms, that Board member will be permitted to serve again on the Board after having a break in service. 

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