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November 6, 2012 Election

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County Results as of Dec 17 1:46pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (1000/1000)
79.9% Countywide Voter Turnout (653,239/817,837)
Statewide Results as of Dec 3 4:58pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (24491/24491)
71.3% Statewide Voter Turnout (13,013,098/18,245,970)

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Polling Location on November 6, 7am - 8pm

Vineland Library Community Room
Between Meridian Ave & Camden Ave
1450 Blossom Hill Rd
San Jose, CA 95118

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  • President

    President/Vice President of the United StatesClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    US Congress

    United States SenatorClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Dianne Feinstein, Democratic
      7,748,994 votes 62.5%
    • Elizabeth Emken, Republican
      4,650,994 votes 37.5%

    United States Representative; District 18Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    State Senate

    State Senator; District 15Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    State Assembly

    Member of the State Assembly; District 28Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    School

    Board Member; Campbell Union High School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    Board Member; Union School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Vickie Brown
      9168 votes 40.35%
    • Harold Stuart
      6886 votes 30.31%
    • Sam Acchione
      6667 votes 29.34%

    City

    Council Member; City of San Jose; Council District 10Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    State Propositions

    Proposition 30 Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding
    Pass: 6,902,562 / 55.3% Yes votes ...... 5,584,785 / 44.7% No votes
    Should the California Constitution be amended to (a) temporarily increase sales and personal income tax rates; (b) guarantee certain revenue transfers to local governments; and (c) eliminate state funding of certain mandates to local governments?

    Proposition 31 State Budget. State and Local Government
    Fail: 4,579,061 / 39.5% Yes votes ...... 7,014,491 / 60.5% No votes
    Should the state constitution and law be amended to require government performance reviews and two-year budget cycles, to prohibit the Legislature from creating certain expenditures unless offsetting revenues or spending cuts are identified, and to make changes in certain responsibilities of local governament, the Legislature and the Governor?

    Proposition 32 Political Contributions by Payroll Deduction. Contributions to Candidates
    Fail: 5,328,207 / 43.4% Yes votes ...... 6,940,282 / 56.6% No votes
    Should unions, corporations, government contractors and state and local government employers be prohibited from using payroll-deducted funds, or in some instances their own funds, for political expenditures?

    Proposition 33 Auto Insurance Companies. Prices Based on Driver's History of Insurance Coverage
    Fail: 5,441,219 / 45.1% Yes votes ...... 6,633,713 / 54.9% No votes
    Should automobile insurance companies be permitted to offer a discount to drivers who have continuously maintained their insurance coverage, even if they change their insurance company?

    Proposition 34 Death Penalty
    Fail: 5,885,080 / 48.0% Yes votes ...... 6,372,996 / 52.0% No votes
    Should the death penalty be repealed and replaced with life imprisonment without possibility of parole when someone is convicted of murder with specified special circumstances?

    Proposition 35 Human Trafficking. Penalties
    Pass: 9,935,574 / 81.4% Yes votes ...... 2,277,560 / 18.6% No votes
    Should the definition of human trafficking be expanded, penalties for traffickers be increased, convicted sexual traffickers be required to register as sex offenders, and additional training for law enforcement officers be required?

    Proposition 36 Three Strikes Law. Repeat Felony Offenders. Penalties
    Pass: 8,447,576 / 69.3% Yes votes ...... 3,750,222 / 30.7% No votes
    Should California law be amended to provide that a life sentence should not be imposed for a third felony conviction unless the third conviction is for a serious or violent felony?

    Proposition 37 Genetically Engineered Foods. Labeling
    Fail: 5,986,652 / 48.5% Yes votes ...... 6,365,236 / 51.5% No votes
    Should labeling be required on foods containing genetically modified ingredients when such foods (whether raw or processed, plant or animal) are offered for sale to consumers in California?

    Proposition 38 Tax to Fund Education and Early Childhood Programs
    Fail: 3,485,443 / 28.7% Yes votes ...... 8,671,851 / 71.3% No votes
    Should California's personal income tax rates be increased during 2013-24 to provide funds for public schools, early childhood education programs, and state debt payments?

    Proposition 39 Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses. Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Funding
    Pass: 7,273,367 / 61.0% Yes votes ...... 4,641,745 / 39.0% No votes
    Should the California tax code be changed to require multistate firms to pay income taxes based on a percentage of their sales in California, with roughly half of the resulting tax increase to be used to fund clean/efficient energy projects for five years?

    Proposition 40 Redistricting. State Senate Districts
    Pass: 8,235,698 / 71.9% Yes votes ...... 3,215,335 / 28.1% No votes
    Should the current state Senate districts be retained?

    Local Measures

    Measure A Sales Tax -- County of Santa Clara (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 339359 / 56.61% Yes votes ...... 260141 / 43.39% No votes
    Shall the County of Santa Clara enact a one-eighth cent sales tax, that cannot be taken by the state, for local priorities such as:
    • Law enforcement and public safety;
    • Trauma and emergency room services;
    • Health coverage for low-income children;
    • Economic development and job creation;
    • Housing for the homeless; and
    • Programs to help students stay in school;

    for a limited period of ten years, with annual public reports to ensure fiscal accountability?

    Measure B Special Tax -- Santa Clara Valley Water District (2/3 Approval Required)
    Pass: 434021 / 73.69% Yes votes ...... 154970 / 26.31% No votes
    Shall Santa Clara Valley Water District renew an existing, expiring parcel tax without increasing rates, and issue bonds, described in Resolution 12-62, with independent citizen oversight and annual audits?

    Measure D Minimum Wages -- City of San Jose (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 178123 / 59.65% Yes votes ...... 120491 / 40.35% No votes
    Shall an ordinance be adopted that (1) requires (a) payment of minimum wages in San Josť at $10 per hour with an annual increase, if any, based on the Consumer Price Index beginning January 1, 2014; (b) City enforcement through fines, penalties, civil actions, or revocation or suspension of permits or licenses; and (c) voter approval of substantive changes to the ordinance; and (2) allows private enforcement through civil actions?

    Measure E Cardroom Gaming -- City of San Jose (Majority Approval Required)
    Fail: 120138 / 42.34% Yes votes ...... 163575 / 57.66% No votes
    Shall gambling be expanded by amending the Municipal Code to (1) allow the maximum number of Card Tables at San Josť's two cardrooms to increase by 30 on January 1, 2013 and by an additional 30 on January 1, 2014; (2) allow Cardrooms to offer any form of gaming lawful in California after July 1, 2012, without additional voter approval; and (3) require San Josť to review rules for additional permissible gaming?

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