Library Budget Votes

Based on 2006-2013 Annual Reports for Public and Association Libraries

 

Year

 

2006

 

2007

 

2008

 

2009

[1]

2010

[2]

2011

[3]

2012

[4]

2013

Number of Public Libraries 394 395 397 400 401 401 401 403
Number of Public Libraries Reporting
Budget Votes
194 184 193 188 188 205 212 248
Number of Budget Votes Conducted in
Public Libraries
198 190 199 194 191 211 220 260
Number of Successful Budget Votes -
Public Libraries
194 186 193 188 188 200 218 254
Percentage of Successful Budget Votes -
Public Libraries
97.98% 97.89% 96.98% 96.91% 98.43% 94.79% 99.09% 97.69%
Number of Association Libraries 360 358 358 356 355 355 355 353
Number of Association Libraries Reporting
Budget Votes
126 119 124 113 115 134 140 204
Number of Budget Votes Conducted in
Association Libraries
136 127 128 121 122 148 154 221
Number of Successful Budget Votes -
Association Libraries
135 123 124 119 118 140 150 218
Percentage of Successful Budget Votes -
Association Libraries
99.26% 96.85% 96.88% 98.35% 96.72% 94.59% 97.40% 98.64%
Total Number of Public and
Association Libraries
754 753 755 756 756 756 756 756
Total Number of Public and Association Libraries
Reporting Budget Votes
320 303 317 301 303 339 352 452
Total Number of Budget Votes in Public and
Association Libraries
334 317 327 315 313 359 374 481
Total Number of Successful Budget Votes - Public and
Association Libraries
329 309 317 307 306 340 368 472
Percentage of Successful Budget Votes - Public and
Association Libraries
98.50% 97.48% 96.94% 97.46% 97.76% 94.71% 98.40% 98.13%

[1] Two public libraries had votes conducted by more than one municipality or district. Seven association libraries have votes conducted by more than one municipality or district.

[2] Six public libraries had votes conducted by more than one municipality or district. Ten association libraries have votes conducted by more than one municipality or district.

[3] Six public libraries have votes conducted by more than one municipality or district. Ten association libraries have votes conducted by more than one municipality or district.

[4] Nine public libraries have votes conducted by more than one municipality or district. Fourteen association libraries have votes conducted by more than one municipality or district.

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