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Orange County, CA November 6, 2018 Election
Directory of Orange County, CA Measures
County Results as of Nov 17 3:30am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (1546/1546)
63.0% Countywide Voter Turnout (982,091/1,558,988)

Measures
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Measure G. School Bond -- Los Alamitos Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 10,190 / 58.2% Yes votes ...... 7,318 / 41.8% No votes
To renovate, construct, acquire classrooms, science labs, instructional technology/equipment for student achievement in math, science, arts, engineering/careers; repair/upgrade 50 year old high school classrooms/ school facilities, deteriorating roofs, plumbing, sewer/electrical systems; improve student safety, shall this Los Alamitos Unified School District measure authorizing $97,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, levying approximately 3 cents/$100 assessed value ($6,200,000 annually) while bonds are outstanding be adopted, funds for local schools only, with taxpayer oversight, no administrator salaries?

Measure H. Trustee Term Limits -- Newport-Mesa Unified School District (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 54,989 / 84.3% Yes votes ...... 10,244 / 15.7% No votes
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?

Measure I. School Bond -- Santa Ana Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 25,715 / 69.0% Yes votes ...... 11,568 / 31.0% No votes
To update classrooms, science labs and facilities that prepare students for college and careers in math, science, technology, arts and skilled trades, improve student safety and security, repair/replace deteriorating roofs, plumbing and electrical systems and remove asbestos; shall Santa Ana Unified School District issue $232 million in bonds at legal rates, levying 2 cents per $100 of assessed value ($14 million annually) while bonds are outstanding, with citizen oversight, annual audits, and all funds used for local schools?

Measure J. Referendum Measure Approving Development Agreement No. 2016-00001 -- City of Anaheim (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 37,199 / 52.7% Yes votes ...... 33,445 / 47.3% No votes
Shall Anaheim City Council Ordinance No. 6376, which would approve a Development Agreement and provide a vested right to develop a Four Diamond 580-room, eight-story hotel on property located at 1700 S. Harbor Blvd. during the five-year term of that Development Agreement in accordance with governmental approvals and entitlements granted by the City, be adopted?

Measure K. Referendum Measure Approving Development Agreement No. 2016-00002 -- City of Anaheim (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 37,249 / 52.7% Yes votes ...... 33,401 / 47.3% No votes
Shall Anaheim City Council Ordinance No. 6377, which would approve a Development Agreement and provide a vested right to develop a Four Diamond 634-room, eight-story hotel on property located at 1030 W. Katella Ave. during the five-year term of that Development Agreement in accordance with governmental approvals and entitlements granted by the City, be adopted?

Measure L. Initiative Ordinance to Increase Minimum Wage Payable by Certain Hospitality Industry Employers -- City of Anaheim (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 38,192 / 52.6% Yes votes ...... 34,364 / 47.4% No votes
Shall the initiative ordinance to increase the minimum wage payable by hospitality industry employers located in the Anaheim or Disneyland Resort Specific Plan Zones that have tax rebate agreements with the City, and to require that service charges imposed by such employers be paid entirely to employees, be adopted?

Measure M. Rezoning -- City of Cypress (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 6,172 / 41.0% Yes votes ...... 8,872 / 59.0% No votes
Shall the measure, approving Ordinance No. 1173 which approves a zone change for the Cypress School District Maintenance Site, consisting of approximately 3.86 acres located at 5081 Orange Avenue, from "PS-1A Public/Semi- Public" to "PC Planning Community (PC-14)," thereby allowing for the construction of residential units, be adopted?

Measure O. Garden Grove Public Safety/9-1-1 and Vital City Services Measure -- City of Garden Grove (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 23,957 / 63.8% Yes votes ...... 13,618 / 36.2% No votes
If adopted, would establish a one-cent (1%) transactions and use (sales) tax on the sale of all tangible personal property sold at retail in the City, whose revenues may be used for general governmental purposes of the City, including provision of effective 9-1-1- emergency response, preventing cuts to police/firefighter/paramedic staffing levels, neighborhood police patrols, gang/drug prevention, protect local drinking water supplies, repair streets/potholes, address homelessness, support affordable housing options, and protect vital city services.

Measure P. Laguna Beach Utility Undergrounding and Fire Safety Measure -- City of Laguna Beach (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 5,335 / 45.8% Yes votes ...... 6,325 / 54.2% No votes
Shall the measure to improve emergency evacuation and access routes, 9-1-1 emergency response in case of disaster, and help reduce wildfire risk by moving overhead wires underground on Laguna Canyon Road, key evacuation routes, and other areas, and providing other fire safety measures and improvements, by levying a one-percent (1%) dedicated sales tax for 25 years raising approximately $5.6 million annually, requiring financial audits, with all funds for Laguna Beach only, be adopted?

Measure Q. Convert from By-District to At-Large Council Elections -- City of Lake Forest (Advisory Vote Only)
Pass: 13,993 / 56.1% Yes votes ...... 10,960 / 43.9% No votes
If the California Voting Rights Act (CVRA) is successfully challenged in court, thereby permitting the City Council of the City of Lake Forest to change back to at-large (city-wide) City Council elections without threat of litigation and financial exposure under the CVRA, should the Council change from by-district to at-large (city-wide) elections?

Measure R. At-Large City Council Elections Ordinance -- City of Lake Forest (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 10,010 / 40.3% Yes votes ...... 14,831 / 59.7% No votes
Shall the Lake Forest ordinance authorizing the City Council to return to at-large (City-wide) City Council elections, with the understanding that doing so could lead to litigation and financial exposure in the millions of dollars under the California Voting Rights Act, be adopted?

Measure S. City Council Term Limit Ordinance -- City of Lake Forest (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 22,185 / 82.9% Yes votes ...... 4,570 / 17.1% No votes
Shall the measure proposing an ordinance limiting the terms of Lake Forest City Council Members to two (2) four (4) year terms be adopted?

Measure T. Require Voter Approval Prior to Issuing or Incurring Certain Debt Obligations -- City of Newport Beach (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 27,360 / 79.8% Yes votes ...... 6,924 / 20.2% No votes
Shall Newport Beach City Charter Section 1109 be amended to require at least fifty-five percent (55%) voter approval prior to issuing Certificates of Participation or Lease Revenue Bonds greater than fifty million dollars ($50,000,000.00) to finance capital projects?

Measure U. 911/Essential Services Measure -- City of Placentia (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 10,295 / 62.3% Yes votes ...... 6,236 / 37.7% No votes
To maintain Placentia's financial viability and provide funding for its local police department and essential city services, including street/pothole repair; quick responses to 911 emergencies; fire protection/emergency medical services; gang, drug, graffiti prevention; public cleanliness; general services, shall the ordinance establishing a one cent transactions and use (sales) tax be adopted, providing approximately $5,000,000 annually until ended by voters, with citizens' oversight, independent audits, all funds controlled locally?

Measure V. Initiative for Election of City Council Members by District -- City of San Clemente (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 7,089 / 28.8% Yes votes ...... 17,526 / 71.2% No votes
Shall the ordinance be adopted to change the manner in which City Council members are elected from "at large" to "by district," to establish a task force to recommend district boundaries, and to require a special election if the City Council does not adopt the task force's recommendation?

Measure W. Transient occupancy tax -- City of San Clemente (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 11,634 / 45.4% Yes votes ...... 13,975 / 54.6% No votes
Shall Ordinance No. 1657 be adopted to increase the transient occupancy tax ("TOT") to 12 percent in perpetuity, for an estimated annual increase of $570,000, and to clarify the definition of "hotels" that are subject to the tax?

Measure X. General Sales Tax Measure -- City of Santa Ana (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 27,410 / 56.2% Yes votes ...... 21,384 / 43.8% No votes
To maintain effective 9-1-1 response; retaining firefighters and police officers; addressing homelessness; fixing streets; maintaining parks, youth and senior services, and unrestricted general revenue purposes; shall the sales tax be increased one and one half (1.5) cents until 2029 providing approximately $60 million dollars annually, then reduced to one (1) cent providing approximately $40 million dollars annually, until 2039, requiring annual audits, citizens oversight and for Santa Ana use only?

Measure Y. Commercial Cannabis Business License Tax -- City of Santa Ana (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 34,476 / 71.0% Yes votes ...... 14,060 / 29.0% No votes
Shall Chapter 21 of the Santa Ana Municipal Code be amended to enact both a gross square footage tax of between 25 cents to $35.00 and a gross receipts tax rate up to 10% for cultivating, manufacturing, distributing, selling or testing cannabis and related products to raise between $8 to $12 million to fund public safety, parks, youth and senior services, among other general City services?

Measure Z. Charter Amendment Measure -- City of Santa Ana (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 31,443 / 67.6% Yes votes ...... 15,046 / 32.4% No votes
Shall the Charter be amended to: modernize and remove outdated language to reflect changes or conflicts in the City or State law concerning gifts and campaign contributions and designated City funds; create consistency in the Municipal Code regarding boards or commissions; and move the qualifications for the Finance Director to the Municipal Code?

Measure AA. By-Ward Elections -- City of Santa Ana (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 29,406 / 63.1% Yes votes ...... 17,188 / 36.9% No votes
Shall City of Santa Ana Charter sections 101.2 and 400 be amended requiring City Councilmember election from his or her residency ward and only by registered voters of that ward, instead of City Councilmember elections by registered voters of the entire City, with ward boundaries to be drawn as required by law?

Measure BB. Seal Beach Transaction and Use Tax -- City of Seal Beach (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 7,213 / 58.6% Yes votes ...... 5,104 / 41.4% No votes
To offset significant budget cuts and state takeaways and maintain City services, including community police patrols, paramedic services, fire protection, marine safety/lifeguards, school safety, 9-1-1 response times, and other essential general services, shall an ordinance be adopted for a one percent sales tax to raise approximately $5,000,000 annually until ended by voters, with independent audits to ensure transparency and funds spent only in Seal Beach?

Measure CC. Increase Transient Occupancy Tax -- City of Tustin (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 12,777 / 62.2% Yes votes ...... 7,758 / 37.8% No votes
Shall the measure to provide police, fire, emergency medical and rescue protection, to prevent fires and power outages, to maintain parks and roads, and to provide other local services and improvements in the community by raising the transient occupancy tax (paid by short-term hotel and other guests) from 10% to 13% until ended by voters, providing approximately $480,000 annually, with audits, all funds only for Tustin, be adopted?

Measure LL. School Bond -- Lowell Joint School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 6,831 / 63.1% Yes votes ...... 3,989 / 36.9% No votes
   3,899 (60.79%) Yes / 2,515 (39.21%) No in Los Angeles County
   2,932 (66.5%) Yes / 1,474 (33.5%) No in Orange County
To repair and modernize aging classrooms/school facilities at local elementary/intermediate schools, repair termite damage, dry rot, deteriorating roofs, plumbing, and electrical, improve student safety/security, and upgrade classrooms, science labs, and facilities to support student achievement in math, science, technology, and arts, shall Lowell Joint School District issue $48,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, an estimated 3 cents per $100 assessed valuation ($3,000,000 annually) for approximately 33 years, with citizen oversight and all money locally controlled?

 
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