The Pima County
School Superintendent

The Pima County School Superintendent
  • Leadership

    is guiding and directing efforts to enhance communication and promote educational issues, programs and activities.

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    means being responsive to the educational needs of schools and supporting their work in relevant and meaningful ways.

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    is working together with students, teachers, businesses, community based organizations, parents, and taxpayers to improve the quality of education in Pima County.

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Bond and Override Election Information

This page is here to provide you with general information about school district bond and override elections.

Bond Elections

The governing board of a school district may, and upon petition of fifteen per cent of the school electors as shown by the poll list at the last preceding annual school election shall, call an election for the purposes prescribed by A.R.S. § 15-491.

For further information on bonds and bond elections, refer to A.R.S. Title 35, Chapter 3, Article 3.

Override Elections

If the proposed budget of a school district exceeds the aggregate budget limit for the budget year, the governing board shall order an override election to be held not less than ninety days from the date of the order for the purpose of presenting the proposed budget to the qualified electors of the school district who shall by a majority of those voting either affirm or reject the budget. In addition, the governing board shall prepare an alternate budget which does not include an increase in the budget of more than the amount permitted as provided in A.R.S. .§ 15-905.

For further information on override elections, refer to A.R.S. Title 15, Chapter 4, Article 4.


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