County of Marin - News Releases - Notice, Deadlines for Filing Arguments and Rebuttals for School Measure

Lynda Roberts, Registrar of Voters, Elections

For Immediate Release
August 12, 2019

Deadlines for Filing Arguments and Rebuttals for School Measure
November 5, 2019, Local Elections

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN by the Marin County Registrar of Voters that the following school district measure will be on the ballot for the November 5, 2019, Local Elections.



To maintain excellent academic programs and high-quality, 21st-century education by attracting and retaining highly qualified, experienced teachers; maintaining and enhancing science, technology, engineering and math for all grades; supporting art, music and library programs; minimizing class size increases; shall a Reed Union School District measure be adopted renewing the existing $589 annual parcel tax, providing $2.5 million annually, for 12 years, with senior exemptions, 3% annual adjustments, no money for administrator salaries and funds staying local?

YES                             NO


File arguments and rebuttals with city or town clerk. Contact city/town clerk for information about requirements and deadlines.



NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that arguments for or against the measures, with both a signed Submission Form and Signature Form, must be submitted to the Marin County Elections Department, Room 121, Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, California, by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, August 19, 2019. Arguments for or against the above measures must not be more than 300 words.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN that the governing board, or any member or members of the board, or any bona fide association of citizens, or any individual voter who is eligible to vote on the measure, or any combination of such associations and voters may submit written arguments for or against the measure. Arguments may not be changed or withdrawn after 4:30 p.m. on August 19.

The Registrar of Voters of Marin County will print one argument for and one argument against each measure in the Voter Information Guide, which is mailed to all registered voters in the district.

NOTICE IS FURTHER GIVEN ththat when the Registrar of Voters has selected the argument in favor and against each measure, the Registrar will send a copy of the argument in favor to the author of the argument against and a copy of the argument against to the author of the argument in favor. The authors may prepare and submit rebuttal arguments not exceeding 250 words. The rebuttal arguments, along with a signed Authorization Form, must be filed with the Registrar of Voters by 30 p.m. on Monday, August 26, 2019. Rebuttal arguments shall be printed in the same manner as the direct arguments. Each rebuttal argument shall immediately follow the direct argument, which it seeks to rebut.

The pertinent argument forms, available from the Elections Department, must be turned in with all arguments and rebuttals. The argument forms are available on our website. For further information, contact the Elections Department at (415) 473-6437.

Measure arguments and rebuttals will be available for public examination in the Elections Department for ten (10) days from each filing date.

Lynda Roberts
Registrar of Voters


Lynda Roberts
Registrar of Voters
Elections Department

Marin Civic Center Administration Building
3501 Civic Center Drive
Suite 121
San Rafael, CA 94903
(415) 473-6401
Email: Lynda Roberts
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