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State of California November 2, 2010 Election
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Alameda County

Measure F. Transportation Improvement Measure -- Alameda County
Pass: 245582 / 63.25% Yes votes ...... 142696 / 36.75% No votes
Alameda County Transportation Improvement Measure

To repair and maintain local streets and roads; improve traffic flow and bicyclist, pedestrian and driver safety; improve public transportation; and encourage green transportation options; shall a local vehicle registration fee of ten dollars be established in Alameda County with expenditures subject to strict monitoring and with all revenues staying in Alameda County?

Measure G. Job Training/Quality Education Local Bond -- Ohlone Community College District
Pass: 37042 / 62.98% Yes votes ...... 21772 / 37.02% No votes
To improve and continue affordable college education, job training/workforce preparation by constructing/acquiring equipment/sites/facilities and making repairs/upgrades, including:
  • Renovating classrooms/science laboratories,
  • Acquiring up-to-date classroom technology,
  • Upgrading for earthquake/fire safety, and
  • Improving disabled access,

shall Ohlone Community College District issue $349,000,000 of bonds, at legal rates with all funds spent locally, independent citizens' oversight, annual audits, no money for administrators' salaries or Sacramento?

Measure H. Facilities Safety and Maintenance -- Berkeley Unified School District
Pass: 33946 / 80.88% Yes votes ...... 8027 / 19.12% No votes
Facilities Safety and Maintenance Act of 2010

To provide essential maintenance of schools and grounds, shall Berkeley Unified School District continue its existing special tax of 6.31 / square foot on residential buildings and 9.46 / square foot on commercial buildings, and $20 on unimproved parcels with annual cost-of-living adjustments for 10 years? Revenues maintain school buildings, classrooms, playgrounds, roofs,electrical systems, and address fire and safety hazards. The state cannot take the funds. An independent committee oversees funds.

Measure I. Bonds to improve school safety and facilities -- Berkeley Unified School District
Pass: 31723 / 77.16% Yes votes ...... 9390 / 22.84% No votes
To improve school safety and facilities for learning and teaching, shall Berkeley Unified School District issue $210,000,000 in bonds at interest rates within the legal limit, to construct new classrooms for growth, complete seismic upgrades, construct science labs, upgrade computers and education technology, renovate playgrounds, replace restrooms, cafeterias, roofs, heating and fire safety systems, remove hazardous materials, improve energy efficiency, and qualify for State grants, with independent audits and citizen oversight? The State cannot take the funds.

Measure J. Bond Measure -- Emery Unified School District
Pass: 1982 / 73.87% Yes votes ...... 701 / 26.13% No votes
Shall Emery Unified School District: maintain academic excellence/student performance, attract and retain quality teachers by: replacing/upgrading outdated schools no longer meeting seismic safety standards; provide updated classrooms, technology, science/computer labs: improve school safety; create energy efficient cost-saving facilities that provide job training, after-school, pre-school, and other community services by issuing $95 million dollars in bonds at legal rates with independent citizens' oversight, audits, and NO money for administrator salaries, benefits, or pensions?

Measure K. Parcel tax to provide for quality local education and programs -- Fremont Unified School District
Pass: 33699 / 70.09% Yes votes ...... 14381 / 29.91% No votes
To provide Fremont schools stable funding for quality local education and programs that cannot be taken away by the state, including:
Maintaining math, science, reading and writing programs;
Keeping school libraries open;
Supporting classroom/learning technology;
Maintaining college and workforce preparation programs; and Retaining qualified teachers

Shall the Fremont Unified School District levy $53 per parcel annually for 5 years, exempting seniors, with citizen oversight, no money for administrator salaries and all money benefiting local schools?

Measure L. Parcel tax for student achievement, support and safety -- Oakland Unified School District
Fail: 70471 / 65.95% Yes votes ...... 36390 / 34.05% No votes
OAKLAND STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT, SUPPORT AND SAFETY

to offset severe state budget cuts, improve student achievement, help every child read at or above grade level, and prepare students for college and careers by retaining teachers, teachers' aides, safety officers and other student support staff, shall Oakland Unified School District levy a tax of $195 per parcel annually for ten years, with low- income taxpayer exemptions, independent audits and citizens' oversight, and no money for Sacramento or administrators' salaries?

Measure M. Issue bonds to improve and modernize schools -- San Leandro Unified School District
Pass: 10638 / 63.08% Yes votes ...... 6226 / 36.92% No votes
To continue to improve and modernize its schools, renovate athletic facilities including Burrell Field, replace the pools at San Leandro High School, enhance energy efficiency and promote safe, healthy schools for all students, shall the San Leandro Unified School District be authorized to replace, renovate, acquire and construct school facilities, and issue $50,100,000 in bonds at legal interest rates with no funds for administrator salaries, conduct annual independent audits, and appoint an Independent Oversight Committee to monitor bond expenditures?

Measure N. Proposed Charter Modification -- City of Albany
Pass: 3424 / 62.09% Yes votes ...... 2091 / 37.91% No votes
PROPOSED CHARTER MODIFICATION

Do you approve of modifying the Albany City Charter, Section 3.01, as set forth in the voter pamphlet, to provide that the City Attorney be elected at the November 2, 2010 election to a one year term and that, in December 2011, the City Attorney be appointed by the City Council?

Measure O. Utility Users Tax -- City of Albany
Pass: 4810 / 86.20% Yes votes ...... 770 / 13.80% No votes
Shall Ordinance No. 2010-03 as set forth in the Voter's Pamphlet be adopted to: Reduce the Communications portion of the Utility Users' Tax from 7% to 6.5%; include video in the definition of Communications; modernize the application, calculation, and collection of the Utility Users' Tax to reflect technological advances and changes in state and federal law; exempt self-generated energy, and prohibit any tax-rate increase without voter approval?

Measure P. Paramedic Advanced Life Support Fire Engines and Ambulance Special Tax -- City of Albany
Pass: 4169 / 72.03% Yes votes ...... 1619 / 27.97% No votes
Shall the Albany Municipal Code, Chapter 4-8 entitled "Paramedic Advanced Life Support Fire Engines and Ambulance Special Tax" be amended, as set forth in the Voter Pamphlet, to provide that the City Council may increase the tax commencing in fiscal year 2011-2012 in accordance with the Consumer Price Index for the greater San Francisco area?

Measure Q. Business license tax for cannabis business -- City of Albany
Pass: 4983 / 84.34% Yes votes ...... 925 / 15.66% No votes
Do you approve of modifying the Albany Municipal Code, Chapter V, as set forth in the Voter's Pamphlet, to set a business license tax to be paid by a cannabis business operating in the City of Albany?

Measure R. Policies to revitalize the downtown -- City of Berkeley
Pass: 26120 / 64.07% Yes votes ...... 14648 / 35.93% No votes
Shall the City of Berkeley adopt policies to revitalize the downtown and help make Berkeley one of the greenest cities in the United States by meeting our climate action goals; concentrating housing, jobs and cultural destinations near transit, shops and amenities; preserving historic resources; enhancing open space; promoting green buildings; and calling for 2 residential buildings and 1 hotel no taller than our existing 180 foot buildings and 2 smaller office buildings up to 120 feet?

Measure S. Tax on medical cannabis businesses -- City of Berkeley
Pass: 33260 / 82.97% Yes votes ...... 6825 / 17.03% No votes
Shall a tax be authorized on medical cannabis businesses not exceeding $25 per $1000 of gross receipts phased in over two years; on nonprofit medical cannabis businesses not exceeding $25.00 per square foot for the first 3000 square feet and $10 per foot thereafter; and on non-medical cannabis businesses of $100 per $1000 gross receipts; and shall the City's appropriations limit be increased to permit expenditure of these tax proceeds?

Measure T. Amendment of Berkeley Municipal Code -- City of Berkeley
Pass: 25355 / 64.31% Yes votes ...... 14069 / 35.69% No votes
Shall the Berkeley Municipal Code be amended to: allow residential medical cannabis collectives, with up to 200 square feet of cultivation; allow six locations in the Manufacturing District for cultivation; allow a fourth dispensary; require dispensaries to be at least 600' from public and private schools and other dispensaries; permit new and relocated dispensaries only in C districts; change the makeup of the Medical Cannabis Commission; and permit the Council to adopt other amendments?

Measure U. Temporary Fiscal Emergency Measures -- City of Newark
Pass: 5850 / 58.71% Yes votes ...... 4115 / 41.29% No votes
To prevent closure of Silliman Center and elimination of school police officers and parks/recreation programs; restore public safety services,reopen the Senior Center; and prevent additional cuts to neighborhood patrols, crime prevention,anti-drug/gang-prevention programs, 9-1-1 emergency, and other city services, shall the City of Newark establish a 3.5% utility users tax for 5 years, exempting seniors and low-income residents, requiring independent audits, with no money for Sacramento?

Measure V. Amendment of business tax rate for Medical Cannabis Businesses -- City of Oakland
Pass: 74413 / 70.49% Yes votes ...... 31148 / 29.51% No votes
Shall the Oakland Municipal Code be amended to increase the business tax rate for "Medical Cannabis Businesses" from $18 per $1,000 of gross receipts to $50 per $1,000 of gross receipts,and creating a new "Non-Medical Cannabis Business Tax" of $100 per $1,000 of gross receipts, with all proceeds placed in the City's General Fund to be used for any governmental purpose?

Measure W. Telephone access line tax -- City of Oakland
Fail: 45732 / 43.94% Yes votes ...... 58349 / 56.06% No votes
To support vital city services including public safety, library services, and parks and recreation, shall the Oakland Municipal Code be amended to establish a telephone "access line" tax at a rate of $1.99 per month per access line and $13 per month per "trunk line" with all proceeds placed in the City's General Fund subject to annual audits?

Measure X. Public safety and violence prevention services parcel tax -- City of Oakland
Fail: 28788 / 27.72% Yes votes ...... 75068 / 72.28% No votes
To support, protect and enhance vital public safety and violence prevention services including violence reduction programs, shall the City of Oakland levy a $360 per single family residential unit parcel tax for 4 years which is subject to annual reviews of all funds, and rigorous oversight by a citizens committee?

Measure Z. Temporary Emergency Funding -- City of San Leandro
Pass: 12630 / 61.11% Yes votes ...... 8037 / 38.89% No votes
To protect and maintain local services, such as fire and 9-1-1 emergency response times, neighborhood police patrols, investigation and gang suppression officers, library hours/programs, street and pothole repairs, youth after-school and senior programs, and other general City services, shall the City of San Leandro enact a quarter-cent sales tax, for seven years, reviewed by a citizens' oversight committee, annual independent audits, and all funds for San Leandro and no funds for Sacramento?

Measure AA. Ordinance enacting one-half cent sales tax -- City of Union City
Pass: 8608 / 60.12% Yes votes ...... 5711 / 39.88% No votes
To prevent severe cuts to essential services such as police, fire, paramedic, library, streets, parks and other services, shall Union City adopt an Ordinance enacting a half-cent sales tax expiring four years from the date it is first collected, reviewed by a citizen's oversight committee, with annual independent audits, and all funds for Union City and no funds for the State of California?

Measure BB. Amend the Violence Prevention and Public Safety Act of 2004 -- City of Oakland
Pass: 73006 / 70.77% Yes votes ...... 30148 / 29.23% No votes
To restore community police officer positions and protect and enhance vital public safety services in the City of Oakland, shall the City, at no additional cost to taxpayers, amend the Violence Prevention and Public Safety Act of 2004 (Measure Y) to suspend the requirement that the City appropriate non-Measure Y funding each year to staff the police department at fiscal year 2003-2004 levels?

Butte County
Measure A. Utility User's Tax reduction for telecommunications and video services -- City of Oroville
Pass: 2239 / 73.19% Yes votes ...... 820 / 26.81% No votes
Shall Ordinance No. 1960 be adopted to reduce the City of Oroville utility user's tax for telecommunications and video services from 5% to 4.5% and to update telecommunication service definitions?

Contra Costa County
Measure J. Parcel Tax -- John Swett Unified School District
Fail: 2368 / 54.31% Yes votes ...... 1992 / 45.69% No votes
To maintain and improve academic programs including math, science, reading and writing; fund computer technology, music and arts; and retain highly qualified teachers; shall John Swett Unified School District levy a special tax of $96 per parcel, except for industrial/commercial parcels which are levied at $0.015 per square foot (see voter pamphlet), with citizens' oversight, senior exemption and all funds spent at neighborhood schools and not taken by the State?

Measure K. Bonds -- Martinez Unified School District
Pass: 6863 / 65.52% Yes votes ...... 3611 / 34.48% No votes
To qualify for State grants; install solar energy improvements; provide and upgrade classrooms; rehabilitate infrastructure; improve school grounds; enhance Alhambra's performing arts building; add culinary arts, career and technical education classrooms, and furnish computers and other electronic equipment, shall Martinez Unified School District be authorized to issue up to $45,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with citizens' oversight, independent annual performance and financial audits and no increase in the estimated tax rate?

Measure L. Bonds -- Pittsburg Unified School District
Pass: 7391 / 68.52% Yes votes ...... 3396 / 31.48% No votes
To provide safe, modern neighborhood schools with updated computer technology, upgrade energy systems, including solar, reduce cost, improve student learning by acquiring, upgrading, constructing, equipping classrooms, science and computer labs, and school facilities, replace aging roofs, plumbing, heating, ventilation/ electrical systems, improve fire alarms, school security and earthquake safety, shall Pittsburg Unified School District issue $100,000,000 of bonds, within legal rates and state approved bonding capacity limits with independent oversight, no administrators' salaries, keeping funds local?

Measure M. Parcel Tax -- West Contra Costa Unified School District
Fail: 35078 / 59.36% Yes votes ...... 24017 / 40.64% No votes
To provide local funding the State cannot take away, and preserve quality education by: providing manageable class sizes to improve core academics like math, science, reading/ writing, restoring arts/ music programs, attracting/ retaining quality teachers, improving campus safety/ cleanliness, preparing students for college and workforce, shall West Contra Costa Unified School District charge an annual tax of 7.2 cents per square foot of building area, or $7.20 per vacant parcel for five years, exempting seniors and requiring independent citizen oversight?

Measure N. Bonds -- Knightsen Elementary School District
Fail: 375 / 54.82% Yes votes ...... 309 / 45.18% No votes
To upgrade classrooms with up-to-date computers and technology infrastructure; repair and replace deteriorating roofs, plumbing and restrooms, and improve the District's budget, preserve school programs and retain teachers by paying lease obligations relating to existing school facility debt; shall Knightsen Elementary School District be authorized to issue $5 million of bonds within legal interest rates, so long as there is independent local citizens' oversight and funds cannot be taken by the State and spent elsewhere?

Measure O. Local Vehicle Registration Fee for Transportation -- County of Contra Costa
Fail: 143918 / 46.84% Yes votes ...... 163361 / 53.16% No votes
To repair and maintain local streets and roads; improve traffic flow, bicycle, pedestrian and driver safety; and improve public transportation efficiency; shall a local vehicle registration fee of ten dollars be established in Contra Costa with expenditures subject to strict monitoring and with all revenues staying in Contra Costa?

Measure P. Transactions and Use Tax -- City of Antioch
Fail: 11119 / 48.16% Yes votes ...... 11969 / 51.84% No votes
To avoid further severe cuts to all city services including police layoffs and maintaining neighborhood police patrols and 911 emergency response, fixing potholes and maintaining local streets and sidewalks, restoring code enforcement, and cleaning up abandoned properties; shall the City of Antioch adopt a one-half cent transactions and use (sales) tax, expiring in eight years, with mandatory annual audits and independent citizens' oversight and for local Antioch use only?

Measure Q. Transactions and Use Tax -- City of Concord
Pass: 18250 / 54.34% Yes votes ...... 15332 / 45.66% No votes
To provide funding that cannot be taken by the State and help protect/maintain Concord's city services, including 911 emergency response times, police officers, gang prevention, crime investigation, neighborhood police patrols, city streets/pothole repair, senior services and nutrition programs, youth/teen programs, and other general city services shall the City of Concord enact a half-cent sales tax for 5 years, with citizens oversight, mandatory financial audits, reports to the community, and all funds staying local?

Measure R. Transactions and Use Tax -- City of El Cerrito
Pass: 5834 / 58.50% Yes votes ...... 4139 / 41.50% No votes
To protect and maintain City services, including fire prevention and emergency services; neighborhood police patrols, emergency response times, crime prevention and investigation resources; firefighter and police staffing; earthquake preparedness; afterschool programs for children and teens; senior services; parks; and other general City services: Shall the City of El Cerrito enact a half-cent sales tax for seven years, with citizens' oversight, annual independent audits, and all funds staying local, none to Sacramento?

Measure S. Utility Users Tax -- City of Pinole
Fail: 2761 / 44.76% Yes votes ...... 3408 / 55.24% No votes
To continue essential public services to the residents of Pinole, shall an ordinance be adopted to amend Section 3.26.180 of the Pinole Municipal Code to extend the existing Utility User Tax of eight percent for an additional eight years, until December 31, 2020 and to include a new utility users tax on water utility services at the existing tax rate?

Measure T. Utility Users Tax -- City of Pleasant Hill
Fail: 5237 / 43.98% Yes votes ...... 6672 / 56.02% No votes
To protect the quality of life in Pleasant Hill, provide stable funding the State cannot take away, and minimize cuts to general city services including rapid emergency response, police/neighborhood patrols, repairing potholes/roads and maintaining library hours, shall an ordinance be adopted expanding the City of Pleasant Hill's existing utility users tax to additional utilities (described in the ballot pamphlet), capping the rate at 1.5%, providing specified exemptions/energy efficiency incentives and requiring that funds remain local?

Measure U. Point Molate Advisory Measure -- City of Richmond
Fail: 10007 / 41.70% Yes votes ...... 13991 / 58.30% No votes
Shall the City of Richmond approve a project including a casino at Pt. Molate provided that this advisory measure is considered in a manner consistent with all the City's legal obligations?

Measure V. Marijuana Business License Tax -- City of Richmond
Pass: 18050 / 78.38% Yes votes ...... 4980 / 21.62% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to amend the Richmond Business License Tax to provide that every person engaged in a marijuana business pay a general business license tax of five percent (5%) of its gross receipts?

Measure W. 2030 General Plan -- City of San Ramon
Fail: 5946 / 28.63% Yes votes ...... 14826 / 71.37% No votes
To plan for the future, shall an ordinance be adopted to: approve General Plan 2030; extend Ordinance 197 policies and procedures to 2015 to protect ridgelines, creeks, and open space; expand the Ridgeline Creek Protection Zone map; and extend the Urban Growth Boundary to enhance local control while preserving our quality of life?

Measure X. Special Tax -- Bethel Island Municipal Improvement District
Fail: 303 / 41.97% Yes votes ...... 419 / 58.03% No votes
Shall a special tax of $252.29, applicable to all taxable parcels (excluding legal parcels that are entirely underwater) within Bethel Island, be approved for each of ten fiscal years, beginning July 1, 2011, for purposes of maintaining and improving levees and drainage.

El Dorado County
Measure C. Special Tax for Road Maintenance and Improvements -- Cameron Estates Community Services District
Fail: 252 / 55.63% Yes votes ...... 201 / 44.37% No votes
Shall a special tax be levied within the Cameron Estates Community Services District pursuant to Board Resolution No. 2010-03 for providing road improvements, upgrades, and maintenance according to the following schedule:

A. Residential property: an increase of $125.00 over the current assessment of $250.00 for a total amount of $375.00 per year per residential parcel?

B. Commercial property, described as parcels 109-111-14-100, 109-111-15-100, 109-111-16-100, 109-111-17-100 and 109-111-18-100: an amount of $1,125.00 per parcel per year?

Measure E. Updating the City's Business License Tax -- City of South Lake Tahoe
Fail: 2010 / 49.19% Yes votes ...... 2076 / 50.81% No votes
Shall the ordinance that amends the methods for calculating certain business taxes in the City of South Lake Tahoe to increase locally controlled revenue for city services and operations + such as, police, fire, paramedics, snow removal, parks, and street repair + by reducing the percentage of taxes paid on gross revenues and increasing the not to exceed amount from $3,387 to $10,000 per calendar year, be adopted?

Measure G. Extend Purchase Authority Without Contract to Less Than $15,000 -- County of El Dorado
Fail: 33621 / 48.83% Yes votes ...... 35231 / 51.17% No votes
Shall Section 602 of the El Dorado County Charter, which currently requires the procurement of all services to be pursuant to a written contract, be amended to provide the Board of Supervisors with the authority to allow the procurement of services for less than $15,000.00 without the need for a written contract; provided, that the Board of Supervisors does so by ordinance which specifies alternate procedures for processing and documenting the purchases?

Measure H. Sales Tax Increase to Repay Wastewater Bonds and Improvements -- City of Placerville
Pass: 2654 / 75.01% Yes votes ...... 884 / 24.99% No votes
To help pay for the State-mandated Wastewater Plant upgrade debt and water and sewer line replacements, which would help reduce water and/or sewer rates in the City, shall the City of Placerville adopt an add-on sales tax (transactions and use tax) of one-quarter percent (.25%) for 30 years, with all proceeds going only to local water and/or wastewater debt service and water and/or wastewater construction projects, with annual oversight?

Fresno County
Measure E. Coalinga-Huron Joint Unified School District Bond Proposition -- Coalinga/Huron Unified School District
Pass: 1810 / 63.73% Yes votes ...... 1030 / 36.27% No votes
To improve the quality of education; modernize, upgrade, and renovate outdated classrooms, restrooms, and school facilities; replace inadequate electrical and heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems; upgrade computers and technology; improve energy efficiency; and make health and safety improvements; shall the Coalinga-Huron Joint Unified School District issue $16,100,000 of existing bonds at legal interest rates, have an independent citizens' oversight committee and have NO money used for administrative or teacher salaries or be taken by the state?

Measure H. Transient Occupancy Tax Ordinance -- City of Reedley
Fail: 1922 / 46.01% Yes votes ...... 2255 / 53.99% No votes
Shall the City of Reedley be authorized to amend the City's existing Transient Occupancy Tax Ordinance to make the existing 8.0% tax applicable to all hotels, motels, bed and breakfast inns, and inns in the City with four or more rooms, and all recreational vehicle campgrounds in the City with accommodations for six or more recreational vehicles, as set forth in Ordinance No. 2010-05.

Measure K. District Sale of Assets -- Kingsburg Hospital District
Pass: 3157 / 83.23% Yes votes ...... 636 / 16.77% No votes
To restore access to acute care services at the hospital facilities at 1200 Smith Street, Kingsburg, California, including acute and out-patient medical, surgical and ancillary services, should the District approve the sale and transfer of said hospital facilities and related assets for fair market value as determined by an independent appraiser, with no cost liability to taxpayers, to Hospital Developers LLC or another qualified operator of a hospital?

Measure L. Election of City Council and Mayor -- City of Sanger
Pass: 2288 / 57.11% Yes votes ...... 1718 / 42.89% No votes
Shall members of the City Council of the City of Sanger be elected by four (4) single member districts as described in Sanger Ordinance No. 1113 and the Mayor be elected by direct vote of all of the City's electors?

Measure Q. Quality Neighborhood Schools, Classroom Repair and Teacher Retention Measure -- Fresno Unified School District
Pass: 51125 / 75.72% Yes votes ...... 16397 / 24.28% No votes
To offset state budget cuts, attract quality teachers, and repair classrooms by: Upgrading vocational education classrooms/science labs/technology/libraries; Improving security/fire safety/restrooms/plumbing/ventilation systems; Increasing handicapped access; Securing state matching funds; Replacing deteriorating portables; Preventing dropouts by improving alternative schools; Acquiring, constructing, repairing campuses/facilities/equipment; Shall Fresno Unified School District issue $280 million in bonds requiring audits, citizens' oversight, no money for administrators' salaries, no money for Sacramento, and no tax rate increase?

Measure R. Appointed Treasurer -- City of San Joaquin
Pass: 143 / 56.75% Yes votes ...... 109 / 43.25% No votes
Shall the office of City Treasurer be appointive?

Measure S. Facilities Improvement District No. 1 -- Sierra Unified School District
Fail: 2087 / 49.37% Yes votes ...... 2140 / 50.63% No votes
To upgrade classrooms with up-to-date computers and technology; repair and replace deteriorating roofs, plumbing and restrooms; install fire alarms, remove asbestos, and improve the District's budget, preserve school programs and retain teachers by paying off existing school facility debt; shall Sierra Unified School District School Facilities District No. 1 be authorized to issue $9.6 million of bonds within legal interest rates, so long as there is independent local citizens' oversight and funds cannot be taken by the State and spent elsewhere?

Measure T. Cutler-Orosi Unified School District Bond Proposition -- Cutler Orosi Unified School District
Fail: 57 / 25.45% Yes votes ...... 167 / 74.55% No votes
To improve the quality of education, construct, modernize and renovate outdated classrooms, restrooms, and other school facilities; make health and safety improvements; update sports facilities ; improve student access to computers and modern technology; improvement to kitchen facilities; and construct a local gymnasium for school and community use; shall the Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified School District issue $15,000,000 in bonds, within legal interest rates, requiring a citizens' oversight committee, annual financial audits, and no money for administrative salaries?"

Measure U. Cutler-Orosi Unified School District Parcel Tax -- Cutler Orosi Unified School District
Fail: 28 / 12.67% Yes votes ...... 193 / 87.33% No votes
To develop a recreation department within the Cutler-Orosi area to promote youth activities including sports, and other experiences that develop young people into active, responsible citizens, shall Cutler-Orosi Joint Unified School District levy a tax of $89.00 per parcel annually, with annual cost of living adjustments, so long as the Cutler-Orosi School Board oversees the program?

Measure W. New Unified District -- Newly Unified School District
Pass: 1844 / 61.59% Yes votes ...... 1150 / 38.41% No votes
Shall the territory of the American Union Elementary School District and the Washington Union High School District be unified, with Orange Center, Pacific Union, Washington Colony, West Fresno and West Park elementary school districts excluded from the unification, and be governed by a seven member Board of Trustees elected by trustee area?

Humboldt County
Measure N. Zoning change to allow Marina Center Development -- City of Eureka
Pass: 4,636 / 69.07% Yes votes ...... 2,076 / 30.93% No votes
Shall ordinances be adopted amending the City of Eureka Local Coastal Program, including general plan and zoning amendments, to allow retail, office, multi0family residential, light industrial, restaurant, and museum uses on the "Balloon Track" and adjacent properties, as proposed for the 43-acre Marina Center Project; require additional permit approvals for the development; prohibit "Discount Superstores;" and authorize the City Council to amend or repeal specific limitations on development after 10 years and following appropriate environmental review?

Measure O. Eureka Sales Tax Increase for Public Services -- City of Eureka
Pass: 3,624 / 54.32% Yes votes ...... 3,047 / 45.68% No votes
Shall the Eureka Municipal Code be amended to add a one-half of a percent (0.50%) supplemental transaction and use tax to fund essential services such as police, fire, medical response, street maintenance, environmental programs, zoo, parks and recreation with the following restrictions?

  • The supplemental transaction and use tax will expire after five years, unless reauthorized by the voters.

  • A citizen's oversight committee shall be established to conduct annual audits of all expenditures generated by the tax to ensure fiscal accountability and public participation.

Measure P. Update the City Charter -- City of Eureka
Pass: 5,019 / 81.46% Yes votes ...... 1,142 / 18.54% No votes
Should minor cleanup amendments to various Sections of the Charter be performed to update language for consistency with State law and City regulations; remove outdated references to the Board of Education; remove expired citations, dates and obsolete code sections; update to reflect existing financial reporting systems; and remove obsolete bond revenue/indebtedness provisions?

Measure Q. Bond Measure to Improve High School Facilities of 2010 -- Northern Humboldt Union High School District
Pass: 7,619 / 58.90% Yes votes ...... 5,317 / 41.10% No votes
Shall the Northern Humboldt Union High School District issue $25,800,000 of bonds within legal interest rates to provide finance for specific school facilities projects.

Measure S. City to acquire low- and moderate-income housing -- City of Ferndale
Pass: 417 / 74.07% Yes votes ...... 146 / 25.93% No votes

Kern County
Measure C. School Facilities Support -- Fairfax School District
Pass: 1265 / 74.06% Yes votes ...... 443 / 25.94% No votes
To improve learning and safety in neighborhood schools and qualify for state matching funds, shall Fairfax School District rehabilitate/replace aging school safety, heating, ventilation, roofing, plumbing, electrical and building systems; upgrade classroom technology and school libraries; build a new school to relieve overcrowding; and renovate, acquire, construct and equip schools; by issuing $24.8 million of bonds at legal interest rates, with mandatory audits, citizens' oversight, no administrators' salaries and all funds benefiting Fairfax schools?

Measure D. New Public Safety Employee Pensions -- City of Bakersfield
Pass: 40305 / 55.21% Yes votes ...... 32693 / 44.79% No votes
Shall the City of Bakersfield adopt the following law: Effective January 1, 2011, new City of Bakersfield sworn public safety employees will pay 100% of their employee pension contribution and be eligible for a maximum retirement allowance with the Board of Administration of the Public Employees' Retirement System (PERS) at a 2% at age 50 formula based on their average salary calculated over 36 highest paid consecutive months.

Measure E. Funding for Water Supply and Distribution -- City of California City
Fail: 1312 / 46.69% Yes votes ...... 1498 / 53.31% No votes
Shall a city-wide special tax of up to $120.00 per lot or parcel be approved for each of ten (10) fiscal years beginning July 1, 2011, for water supply and distribution purposes?

Measure F. Funding for lockable Mailboxes -- Bear Valley Community Services District
Fail: 1459 / 53.02% Yes votes ...... 1293 / 46.98% No votes
To maintain public safety, shall the Bear Valley Community Services District replace the existing nonlockable mailboxes with lockable mailboxes (cluster mail box units) by levying a one-time special tax of $140 on each parcel of land and providing a comprehensive audit to ensure proper use of the tax revenue. The tax will be levied through a one-time property tax on each privately owned parcel within the district.

Measure G. Facilities Improvement -- Kern Valley Health Care District
Fail: 2988 / 53.82% Yes votes ...... 2564 / 46.18% No votes
To improve healthcare in Kern Valley, build a new emergency room, meet current seismic standards, purchase mortgaged assets to reduce annual operating costs, and provide modern medical technology, including cardiac, ultrasound and radiology, shall the Kern Valley Healthcare District be authorized to issue up to $22,700,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with an independent Citizens' Oversight Committee, annual audits, and provided no funds are used for administrative salaries?

Measure H. Funding for Raise in Appropriations Limit -- North Edwards Water District
Fail: 58 / 42.65% Yes votes ...... 78 / 57.35% No votes
Shall a special tax of up to $50.00 per lot or parcel and concurrent raise in the appropriations limit be approved for each of four fiscal years beginning July 1, 2012?

Los Angeles County
Measure A. Temporary Utility User Tax Increase -- City of Bellflower
Fail: 6,686 / 49.95% Yes votes ...... 6,699 / 50.05% No votes
Shall an ordinance to offset severe State cuts to the City of Bellflower by protecting and restoring essential City services including: sheriff patrols/substation hours of operation, school crossing guards, school safety/after-school programs, services for the disabled and drug/gang prevention; by temporarily increasing the City's utility users' tax by 2%, with a 5-year sunset, audits, low-income senior exemptions, citizens' oversight, and local control of funds be adopted?

Measure B. Tax on Recreational Marijuana -- City of Long Beach
Pass: 74,781 / 72.78% Yes votes ...... 27,965 / 27.22% No votes
To protect public safety services such as 911 emergency response, police and fire, as well as essential quality of life programs like parks, libraries, public works and infrastructure, should the City of Long Beach impose a 15% tax on recreational marijuana businesses if legalized, with a $25 tax on cultivation sites per square foot, with an annual CPI adjustment?

Measure C. Veteran's Preference -- City of Long Beach
Pass: 65,388 / 68.27% Yes votes ...... 30,397 / 31.73% No votes
Shall Proposition C, which amends the Long Beach City Charter by increasing the credits given to disabled veterans in the hiring process, be ratified?

Measure D. Harbor Department and Oil Properties -- City of Long Beach
Pass: 49,993 / 55.58% Yes votes ...... 39,947 / 44.42% No votes
Shall Proposition D, which amends the Long Beach City Charter by changing the formula from 10% of net income to 5% of gross operating revenues in order to clarify the formula for the transfer of funds from Harbor Department revenues to the Tidelands Operating Fund, and clarifying that the management of the City's oil properties and subsidence control operations are under the exclusive control of the City Council, be ratified?

Measure E. Facilities Improvement -- Duarte Unified School District
Pass: 4,198 / 59.90% Yes votes ...... 2,810 / 40.10% No votes
To improve learning in neighborhood schools and attract/ retain quality teachers by upgrading classroom technology, improving facilities that prepare Duarte students for college/ high demand jobs, repairing aging roofs, plumbing, restrooms and electrical systems, improving school security/ safety systems, renovating, acquiring, contructing/ equipping classrooms, sites, facilities and schools, shall Duarte Unified School District issue $62 million of bonds at legal rates, with independent citizens' oversight, mandatory annual audits, no money for administrators' salaries and all funds staying local?

Measure G. Development Standards -- City of Redondo Beach
Pass: 12,622 / 52.50% Yes votes ...... 11,422 / 47.50% No votes
Shall the Coastal Land Use Plan and the Zoning Ordinance for the Coastal Zone ("Coastal Zoning Ordinance") for the AES Power Plant site, the Catalina Avenue corridor and the Harbor/Pier areas of the City of Redondo Beach be amended to provide for major changes in existing policies and development standards including changes in permitted uses, adoption of height limitations, floor-area-ratio (FAR) limitations and other development policies and standards?

Measure H. The Carson Vital City Services Emergency Protection Measure -- City of Carson
Fail: 9,890 / 41.59% Yes votes ...... 13,889 / 58.41% No votes
To offset severe state budget cuts; maintain Sheriffs deputies patrols; 9-1-1 emergency response; pothole/street repairs; gang prevention; youth recreation and after school programs; parks; natural disaster response; seniors' services including meals on wheels and other general fund services; shall the City of Carson sales tax be increased one cent, legally required to end after five years with annual audits, and state government cannot take these funds?

Measure L. Classroom Repair, Job Training/Student Safety Measure -- Lynwood Unified School District
Fail: 4,821 / 53.79% Yes votes ...... 4,142 / 46.21% No votes
To improve education, make schools safe, complete essential health/safety repairs, fix roofs, shall Lynwood Unified School District upgrade plumbing, electrical, sewer/heating/cooling systems, aging schools, science labs, install energy efficient lighting/windows, improve school safety, remove hazardous materials; repair, acquire, construct, equip schools/facilities/sites, upgrade fire safety, by issuing $45,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, with guaranteed annual audits, independent citizens' oversight, and all money staying local?"

Measure M. Cannabis Business Tax Measures -- City of La Puente
Pass: 4,017 / 67.99% Yes votes ...... 1,891 / 32.01% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to require a Cannabis Business to pay an annual business license tax in the amount of 10% per $1,000 of gross receipts to provide for general municipal services, such as law enforcement and fire services, animal control, code enforcement, building inspection, plan checks, planning and public works?

Measure N. Medical Marijuana Cooperative Tax Measure -- City of La Puente
Pass: 4,141 / 68.32% Yes votes ...... 1,920 / 31.68% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to require Medical Marijuana Cooperatives operating in La Puente to pay an annual business license tax of 10% per $1,000 of gross receipts, or $100 per square footage on premises, if such Medical Marijuana Cooperative is exempted under California Constitution from local taxes measured by gross receipts to provide for general municipal services, including but not limited to law enforcement?

Measure O. Utility User Tax -- City of El Segundo
Fail: 2,890 / 45.10% Yes votes ...... 3,518 / 54.90% No votes
Shall the ordinance amending El Segundo Municipal Code Chapter 3-7 to temporarily increase the Utility User Taxes by 1% to fund general municipal services including, without limitation, police protection and crime suppression services, fire prevention and suppression services, and park and recreation facilities and services be adopted?

Measure P. Marymount College Campus Facilities Improvement Plan -- City of Rancho Palos Verdes
Fail: 8,117 / 45.59% Yes votes ...... 9,686 / 54.41% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted that would enact a new specific plan and related amendments to the City of Rancho Palos Verdes ("City") general plan and zoning ordinance to: (1) allow development of specified facility improvements, including dormitories, on the Marymount College Campus ("Campus") located at 30800 Palos Verdes Drive East; (2) govern the operation of the Campus, and (3) supersede inconsistent provisions of the Municipal Code and prior City land use decisions regarding the Campus?

Measure R. South El Monte Services Protection Measure -- City of South El Monte
Pass: 1,573 / 61.64% Yes votes ...... 979 / 38.36% No votes
To offset severe state budget cuts and prevent drastic cuts to sheriffs' deputies patrols, pothole and street repairs, youth gang and drug prevention, after school programs, senior services, storm drain maintenance, graffiti removal, parks, recreation and general City services, shall an ordinance be adopted to enact a one-half cent transaction and use tax in the City of South El Monte, subject to annual independent audits, public expenditure reports and local use of all funds?

Measure S. Vital City Services Protection and Fiscal Stability -- City of Santa Fe Springs
Pass: 2,462 / 60.70% Yes votes ...... 1,594 / 39.30% No votes
To maintain funding for City services including police officers, firefighters, paramedics, senior programs, youth/gang, drug, and crime prevention programs, street repairs, parks, ball fields, afterschool library programs, community centers and other City services, shall an ordinance be adopted to establish a 5% utility users tax, exempting low income seniors/residents, with annual audits, no tax increase without voter approval and no funds for Sacramento?

Measure Y. Sales Tax Increase -- City of Santa Monica
Pass: 20,046 / 61.22% Yes votes ...... 12,698 / 38.78% No votes
Y + PROPOSITION "Y": Shall an ordinance be adopted to offset severe state budget cuts, protect and stabilize City finances, and maintain essential services including: police, fire, paramedic and emergency 911 response, school, educational and afterschool programs, public transit, services for the disabled, gang and drug prevention programs, enviromental, library and other general fund services, by enacting a City of Santa Monica percent transactions and use tax, subject to independent annual audits, and no money going to Sacramento?"

Measure AA. High School Construction -- Wiseburn School District
Pass: 3,285 / 75.73% Yes votes ...... 1,053 / 24.27% No votes
To improve Wiseburn school facilities, and build a modern high school that accommodates all Wiseburn children, focuses on math, science and the arts, improves academic performance, safety, and security, and allows students to continue to achieve some of the highest test scores in the South Bay, shall the be authorized to issue up to $87 million in bonds at legal interest rates, with taxpayer safeguards, annual audits, and an independent Citizens' Oversight Committee?

Measure CL. Facilities Improvement -- Claremont Unified School District
Fail: 6,198 / 40.37% Yes votes ...... 9,156 / 59.63% No votes
To support and repair Claremont schools, make funding available for qualified teachers and academic programs threatened by the State cuts, provide safe/modern classrooms, qualify for State matching funds, construct, acquire, repair equip classrooms/school facilities/sites, improve fire/student safety, upgrade instructional technology, labs/librairies, roofs, plumbing, wiring, shall Claremont Unified School District issue $95,000,000 in bonds, at legal rates, with independent citizen oversight and all funds supporting local schools?

Measure CV. Facilities Improvement -- Centinela Valley Union High School District
Pass: 16,057 / 64.87% Yes votes ...... 8,697 / 35.13% No votes
To protect students from earthquakes; remove asbestos, lead paint, and other safety hazards from schools; and improve learning and academic achievement, shall the Centinela Valley Union High School District issue $98,000,000 in bonds, at legal rates, to repair, acquire, and construct local schools, sites, and facilities, including libraries, classrooms, science labs, and academic academies; and replace aging plumbing, heating, electrical, and school security systems; with mandatory audits, independent citizen oversight, no money for administrator salaries, and all funds staying local?

Measure EE. Facilities Improvement -- El Rancho Unified School District
Pass: 9,549 / 74.01% Yes votes ...... 3,354 / 25.99% No votes
To construct and improve local schools and student support facilities, improve student access to computers and classroom technology, build vocational technical classrooms, provide improvements to better maintain our schools, and provide renewable energy improvements to reduce operating costs and put more money into the classroom, shall El Rancho Unified School District be authorized to issue up to $52,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with annual audits, a Citizens' Oversight Committee, and no increase to current tax rates?

Measure GG. Civil Service Reform -- City of Long Beach
Fail: 42,975 / 46.70% Yes votes ...... 49,044 / 53.30% No votes
Shall Proposition GG which amends the Long Beach City Charter by transferring certain powers from the Civil Service Commision to the City Manager, including examination and certification for employment, classification creation, maintenance of eligibility lists, and the appointment management of a professional staff, be ratified?

Measure RR. Eviction for Cause -- City of Santa Monica
Pass: 19,897 / 65.36% Yes votes ...... 10,544 / 34.64% No votes
Shall the City Charter be amended to protect all tenants and preserve community stability and diversity by adding requirements that a landlord show good cause to evict any tenant and serve a warning notice giving reasonable time to correct a rental agreement violation, except nonpayment of rent, and adding a prohibition against evicting long-term elderly, disabled or terminally ill tenants for owner occupancy unless the proposed owner-occupant is also elderly, disabled or terminally ill?

Measure SP. Pomona Utility Users' Tax Emergency Increase -- City of Pomona
Fail: 5,910 / 26.90% Yes votes ...... 16,060 / 73.10% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to increase Pomona's Utility Users' Tax by (2%) for an initial period of 26 months, to fund general city services, including police, fire, street repair, parks, recreation and library programs; suspend the increase following the 26 month period, unless the Pomona City Council overrides the suspension by a 6/7ths vote; and provide a UUT payment exemption for the legally disabled?

Measure SS. Facilities Improvement -- Pomona Unified School District
Fail: 15,004 / 54.63% Yes votes ...... 12,462 / 45.37% No votes
To maintain and improve academic programs including math, science, reading, history and writing; computer technology, music and arts; and retain highly qualified teachers; shall Pomona Unified School District be authorized to raise $4 million per year through a $96 parcel tax for four years (per voter pamphlet), provided there is an annual accounting of funds, senior exemptions, and all funds are spent on neighborhood schools and cannot be taken by the state and used elsewhere?

Measure YY. Use of Revenue from Measure 'Y' -- City of Santa Monica
Pass: 22,077 / 68.26% Yes votes ...... 10,266 / 31.74% No votes
If a local transactions and use tax is enacted in the City of Santa Monica, should half of its revenue be used to support school, educational and afterschool programs, with half of its revenue being used for general City services such as: police, fire, paramedic and emegency 911 response, public transit, services for the disabled, gang and drug prevention programs, enviromental, library and other general fund services?

Marin County
Measure A. Bonds -- Ross Valley School District
Pass: 8565 / 71.05% Yes votes ...... 3490 / 28.95% No votes
To maintain quality local public education, relieve overcrowding, maintain low class size ratios, restore art, music, multipurpose rooms, build science labs, upgrade computer/classroom technology and energy efficiency, shall Ross Valley School District replace portables with permanent classrooms, qualify for matching grants, acquire, repair, construct, equipment, sites and facilities, by issuing $41,000,000 in bonds within legal rates, with independent audits, citizen oversight, no money for administrators' salaries and all money staying local?

Measure B. Motor Vehicle Registration Fee -- County of Marin
Pass: 66937 / 63.05% Yes votes ...... 39226 / 36.95% No votes
To help reduce traffic congestion, maintain roads, improve safety, and reduce air pollution by: maintaining local and residential streets and pathways; funding transportation options for seniors and disabled persons; funding local pothole repair; providing school crossing guards and providing safe access to schools; and, reducing commute trip congestion and supporting a cleaner environment, shall Marin County voters authorize a $10 fee on the registration of vehicles, with citizen's oversight, to be spent entirely within Marin County?

Measure C. Paramedic/Emergency Medical Services Special Tax -- Town of Corte Madera
Fail: 2689 / 64.84% Yes votes ...... 1458 / 35.16% No votes
Shall Town of Corte Madera voters adopt an ordinance continuing a special tax for four more years for paramedic and/or emergency medical services at a rate of $60.00 per residence and $60.00 per 1,000 square feet of floor area for non residential uses for fiscal year 2011-2012, increasing $5.00 yearly to $75.00 per residence and $75.00 per 1,000 square feet of floor area for nonresidential uses in 2014-2015, and increasing the appropriations limit by the tax proceeds?

Measure D. Continuation of the Paramedic Services Special Tax -- Town of Fairfax
Pass: 2855 / 74.50% Yes votes ...... 977 / 25.50% No votes
Shall there be a continuation of the special tax for paramedic services in the amount of $42.50 not exceeding $51.50 in the fourth year per taxable living unit or per 1,500 square feet of structure of each developed parcel in nonresidential use, to be collected in addition to transport fees charged to insurance providers for Ross Valley residents, with the appropriations limit increased by the amount of said tax for the next four years?

Measure E. Continuation of the Paramedic Services Special Tax -- City of Larkspur
Pass: 3855 / 70.08% Yes votes ...... 1646 / 29.92% No votes
Shall there be a continuation of the special tax for paramedic services in the amount of $42.50 not exceeding $51.50 in the fourth year per taxable living unit or per 1,500 square feet of structure of each developed parcel in non-residential use, to be collected in addition to transport fees charged to insurance providers for Ross Valley residents, with the appropriations limit increased by the amount of said tax for the next four years?

Measure F. Half-Cent Sales Tax -- City of Novato
Pass: 11147 / 58.16% Yes votes ...... 8018 / 41.84% No votes
To offset/prevent additional budget cuts and maintain/restore vital general city services including, and not limited to: neighborhood police patrols, crime prevention programs, 9-1-1 response times; city street/pothole repair; park maintenance; preventing closure or elimination of youth and senior centers/services, shall the City of Novato enact a half-cent sales tax for 5 years, with review by a citizen committee, annual independent audits, and all funds spent locally for the benefit of Novato citizens?

Measure G. Continuation of the Paramedic Services Special Tax -- Town of Ross
Pass: 840 / 74.14% Yes votes ...... 293 / 25.86% No votes
Shall there be a continuation of the four year special tax for paramedic services in the amount of $42 (plus fifty cents County administrative fee) and incrementally increase if needed by $3, not to exceed $51 per year (plus fifty cents County administrative fee) per taxable living unit and per 1,500 square feet of structure developed parcel in non-residential use in the fourth year, to be collected in addition to fees for transport to the hospital charged to insurance providers for Ross Valley residents, with the appropriations limit increased by the amount of said tax for the next four years?

Measure H. Continuation of the Paramedic Services Special Tax -- Town of San Anselmo
Pass: 4334 / 72.49% Yes votes ...... 1645 / 27.51% No votes
Shall there be a continuation of the four year special tax for paramedic services in the amount of $42.50 not exceeding $51.50 in the fourth year per taxable living unit or per 1,500 square feet of structure of each developed parcel in non- residential use, to be collected in addition to transport fees charged to insurance providers for Ross Valley residents, with the Town appropriations limit increased by the amount of said tax for the next four years?

Measure I. Paramedic Services Special Tax -- City of San Rafael
Pass: 13588 / 68.44% Yes votes ...... 6265 / 31.56% No votes
To protect lifesaving paramedic services by maintaining rapid response times, providing advanced heart attack treatment, and keeping trained paramedics on fire engine companies, shall San Rafael Municipal Code Chapter 3.28 be amended to permit phased increases, up to $23.00 annually above the current rate, on residential units, and up to $.03 per square foot annually above the current rate on non-residential structures; and, shall San Rafael's appropriations limit be correspondingly increased?

Measure J. Paramedic Services Special Tax -- Lucas Valley County Service Area 13
Fail: 548 / 64.17% Yes votes ...... 306 / 35.83% No votes

Measure K. Paramedic Services Special Tax -- Santa Venetia-Bayside Acres Fire Protection District
Fail: 1766 / 66.24% Yes votes ...... 900 / 33.76% No votes
Paramedic Services Special Tax. To protect lifesaving paramedic services by maintaining rapid response times, providing advanced heart attack treatment, and keeping trained paramedics on fire engine companies, shall Ordinance No.3546 be approved to increase up to $23.00 annually the current rate on residential units, and up to $.0.03 per square foot annually the current rate on non-residential structures; and shall the County of Marin's appropriation limit be correspondingly increased?

Measure L. Continuation of the Paramedic Services Special Tax -- Ross Valley Paramedic Authority County Service Area 27
Pass: 549 / 68.28% Yes votes ...... 255 / 31.72% No votes
Paramedic Services Special Tax. Shall there be a continuation of the four year special tax for paramedic services in the amount of $42.50 not exceeding $51.50 in the fourth year per taxable living unit or per 1,500 square feet of structure developed parcel in non-residential use, to be collected in addition to transport fees charged to insurance providers for Ross Valley residents, with the appropriations limit increased by the amount of said tax for the next four years?

Measure M. Paramedic Services Special Tax -- West Marin Paramedic County Service Area 28
Pass: 3860 / 73.13% Yes votes ...... 1418 / 26.87% No votes
Paramedic Services Special Tax. To protect lifesaving paramedic services by maintaining rapid response times, providing advanced heart attack treatment, and keeping trained paramedics on fire engine companies, shall a special tax be approved to permit an increase of $24 annually above the current rate on residential units and shall the County of Marin's appropriation limit be correspondingly increased?

Measure N. Fire-Suppression Services Special Tax -- County Service Area 31
Fail: 3935 / 62.29% Yes votes ...... 2382 / 37.71% No votes
Fire Suppression Special Tax. To maintain current fire suppression services and staffing, shall a special tax be approved to permit increases: $38 annually above the current rate on living units, $19 annually above the current rate on unimproved parcels and $57 above the current rate for improved commercial or industrial parcels; and shall the County of Marin's appropriation limit be correspondingly increased?

Measure O. Continuation of the Paramedic Services Special Tax -- Kentfield Fire District
Pass: 2217 / 70.72% Yes votes ...... 918 / 29.28% No votes
Shall there be a continuation of the four year special tax for paramedic services in the amount of $42.50 not exceeding $51.50 in the fourth year per taxable living unit or per 1,500 square feet of structure developed parcel in non-residential use, to be collected in addition to transport fees charged to insurance providers for Ross Valley residents, with the appropriations limit increased by the amount of said tax for the next four years?

Measure P. Appropriations Limit -- Kentfield Fire District
Pass: 1819 / 63.18% Yes votes ...... 1060 / 36.82% No votes
Shall the appropriations limit established for the Kentfield Fire Protection District pursuant to Article XIIIB of the California Constitution be increased in an amount equal to the amount of proceeds of taxes for fiscal years through 2014/2015?

Measure Q. Paramedic Services Special Tax -- Marinwood Community Services District
Fail: 1054 / 47.07% Yes votes ...... 1185 / 52.93% No votes
To maintain paramedic services in Marinwood and keep trained paramedics, shall Ordinance No. 20 be adopted to permit phased increases up to $23.00 annually above the current rate on residential units, and up to $.03 per square foot annually above the current rate on non-residential structures; and, shall Marinwood Community Services District's appropriation limit be correspondingly increased?

Measure R. Continuation of the Paramedic Services Special Tax -- Sleepy Hollow Fire Protection District
Pass: 1031 / 80.99% Yes votes ...... 242 / 19.01% No votes
Shall there be a continuation of the four year special tax for paramedic services in the amount of $42 not exceeding $51 in the fourth year per taxable living unit or per 1,500 square feet of structure-developed parcel in non-residential use, to be collected in addition to transport fees charged to insurance providers for Sleepy Hollow residents, with the appropriations limit increased by the amount of said tax for the next four years?

Measure S. Desalination Voter Approval Requirements -- Marin Municipal Water District
Pass: 54540 / 69.55% Yes votes ...... 23884 / 30.45% No votes
Ordinance 418. Shall an ordinance be adopted requiring voter approval before the Marin Municipal Water District approves constructing, or financing the construction of, a desalination facility?

Measure T. Desalination Voter Approval Requirements -- Marin Municipal Water District
Pass: 43244 / 55.30% Yes votes ...... 34950 / 44.70% No votes
Ordinance 419. Shall an ordinance be adopted requiring voter approval before the Marin Municipal Water District approves, authorizes or undertakes the construction of a facility to desalinate water from San Francisco Bay, or other water body, or appropriates, authorizes expenditures for, issues revenue or other types of bonds, or approves other funding mechanisms intended to pay for such construction, or takes any steps towards approving any contract relating to the planning or construction of any such facility?

Measure U. Appropriations Limit -- Stinson Beach County Water District
Pass: 276 / 81.18% Yes votes ...... 64 / 18.82% No votes
Shall the appropriations limit of the Stinson Beach County Water District for Fiscal Year 2010-2011 be established at $961,250, and should the limit for that Fiscal Year (i.e., $961,250) be used to determine the limits for Fiscal Years 2011- 2012 through 2013-2014?

Mendocino County
Measure C. County Vital Services Transactions and Use Tax -- County of Mendocino
Fail: 8983 / 30.23% Yes votes ...... 20735 / 69.77% No votes
Shall the ordinance titled "County Vital Services Transactions and Use Tax" be approved?
Yes or No

Measure D. Service Charge Collection -- Brooktrails Township Community Services District
Pass: 737 / 53.64% Yes votes ...... 637 / 46.36% No votes
Shall the Brooktrails Township Community Services District stop collecting water and sewer service charges from customers who have requested their water service be turned off?
Yes or No

Monterey County
Measure E. Bonds -- Coalinga-Huron Joint Unified School District
Pass: 3 / 100.00% Yes votes ...... 0 / 0.00% No votes
To improve the quality of education; modernize, upgrade, and renovate outdated classrooms, restrooms, and school facilities; replace inadequate electrical and heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems; upgrade computers and technology; improve energy efficiency; and make health and safety improvements; shall the Coalinga-Huron Joint Unified School District issue $16,100,000 of existing bonds at legal interest rates, have an independent citizens' oversight committee and have NO money used for administrative or teacher salaries or be taken by the state?

Measure M. Temporary 1% Sales Tax -- City of Marina
Pass: 2,966 / 62.69% Yes votes ...... 1,765 / 37.31% No votes
To preserve funding for general city services, including but not limited to, maintaining firefighters and police officers for adequate emergency response, reducing crime and criminal gang and drug activity, maintaining city streets and parks, senior programs and youth after-school programs, shall the City of Marina adopt an ordinance enacting a temporary one percent (1%) transactions and use (sales) tax to automatically expire in five years, with all money staying locally to preserve Marina city services.

Measure N. Transient Occupancy Tax -- City of Marina
Pass: 3,385 / 71.98% Yes votes ...... 1,318 / 28.02% No votes
To preserve funding for general city services, including maintaining firefighters and police officers for adequate emergency response, reducing crime, maintaining city streets and parks, and senior and youth programs, shall the City of Marina temporarily increase the transient occupancy tax (hotel tax) rate from ten percent to twelve percent with the increase to expire in five years and tax to revert to ten percent with all money staying locally to preserve Marina city services?

Measure O. Proposed Charter -- City of King City
Pass: 802 / 60.94% Yes votes ...... 514 / 39.06% No votes
Shall the proposed charter for the City of King received and filed by the City Clerk on June 22, 2010 be adopted?

Measure P. Bonds -- Monterey Peninsula Unified School District
Pass: 15,558 / 71.55% Yes votes ...... 6,187 / 28.45% No votes
To improve local neighborhood elementary, middle/ high schools, make funds available to attract/ retain quality teachers and offset State cuts, repair/ replace aging heating, plumbing and wiring, install educational classroom technology, improve utility and energy efficiency to save money for academic programs, improve school/ student safety, acquire, repair, construct and equip classrooms/ sites/ school facilities, shall Monterey Peninsula Unified School District issue $110,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, with citizen oversight, annual audits and NO money for administrator salaries?

Measure Q. Parcel Tax -- City of Pacific Grove
Fail: 4,109 / 61.78% Yes votes ...... 2,542 / 38.22% No votes
Shall a new Chapter 6.70 be added to the Pacific Grove Municipal Code to impose a tax at the rate of $90.00 per year for all Owners of Parcels in the City of Pacific Grove as well as $45.00 per year per unit for multi-Common Household units, in order to create a dedicated and restricted revenue source solely to provide, maintain, and improve core library services for the Pacific Grove public Library in the City of Pacific Grove such?

Measure R. Retirement Benefits Charter Amendments -- City of Pacific Grove
Pass: 4,390 / 73.63% Yes votes ...... 1,572 / 26.37% No votes
Shall the Pacific Grove City Charter be amended to conform to the "Voter Initiative Limiting the Ability of the City of Pacific Grove to Approve or Modify Agreements That Provide Retirement Benefits to City Employees," provide City officers/employees do not hold rights to future employment or future employment benefits, and amend the Pacific Grove Municipal Code to clarify that voter- approved limits relating to long-term City debt or financial liabilities apply only to retirement plans or agreements?

Measure Z. Bonds -- Aromas-San Juan Unified School District
Fail: 596 / 53.79% Yes votes ...... 512 / 46.21% No votes
To improve the quality of public education, attract qualified teachers, provide up- to-date science labs/classrooms/technology without increasing current tax rates, shall Aromas San Juan Unified School District equip classrooms with effective heating and cooling systems, upgrade aging plumbing, lighting/electrical systems, renovate restrooms, cafeteria, pay off facilities loans, repair, construct school facilities/acquire equipment, by issuing $9,700,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with mandatory audits, independent citizen oversight, no administrator salaries, and all money staying local?

Orange County
Measure G. Local Elementary School Classroom Safety, Repair and Improvement -- Anaheim City School District
Pass: 19,550 / 63.9% Yes votes ...... 11,030 / 36.1% No votes

Measure H. Change Method of Electing Trustees -- Capistrano Unified School District
Pass: 71,096 / 65.3% Yes votes ...... 37,718 / 34.7% No votes

Measure I. Facilities Improvement -- Magnolia School District
Pass: 6,366 / 65.7% Yes votes ...... 3,327 / 34.3% No votes
To improve the quality of education; upgrade technology; repair leaky roofs; modernize classrooms, restrooms and school facilities; make health and safety improvements; make handicapped accessibility upgrades; install solar panels to improve energy efficiency; replace temporary portable classrooms; and increase campus security; shall the Magnolia School District issue $16,300,000 of bonds at legal interest rates, have an independent citizens' oversight committee and have NO money used for administrative or teacher salaries or be taken by the state?

Measure J. Use of Design-Build Procurement for Public Works Projects -- City of Anaheim
Pass: 38,404 / 64.4% Yes votes ...... 21,268 / 35.6% No votes

Measure K. Prohibition of Automated Traffic Enforcement Systems -- City of Anaheim
Pass: 47,246 / 72.8% Yes votes ...... 17,688 / 27.2% No votes

Measure L. Transient Occupancy Tax -- City of Costa Mesa
Pass: 14,227 / 52.2% Yes votes ...... 13,048 / 47.8% No votes

Measure M. Term Limits -- City of Fullerton
Pass: 27,559 / 79.6% Yes votes ...... 7,077 / 20.4% No votes
Shall Term Limits of Three Consecutive Four Year Terms for Fullerton City Councilmembers Be Enacted?

Measure N. Form of City Government -- City of Huntington Beach
Pass: 30,084 / 55.1% Yes votes ...... 24,543 / 44.9% No votes

Measure O. Infrastructure Fund -- City of Huntington Beach
Fail: 26,343 / 45.5% Yes votes ...... 31,555 / 54.5% No votes

Measure P. Utility User Tax Modernization/Reduction -- City of Huntington Beach
Pass: 41,102 / 68.6% Yes votes ...... 18,787 / 31.4% No votes

Measure Q. Private Wireless Communication Facilities -- City of Huntington Beach
Fail: 27,674 / 43.6% Yes votes ...... 35,834 / 56.4% No votes

Measure R. Irvine School Support Initiativ -- City of Irvine
Pass: 40,861 / 78.2% Yes votes ...... 11,415 / 21.8% No votes

Measure S. Irvine Sustainable Community Initiative -- City of Irvine
Pass: 35,239 / 66.8% Yes votes ...... 17,479 / 33.2% No votes

Measure T. Term Limits -- City of Laguna Hills
Pass: 7,919 / 74.2% Yes votes ...... 2,749 / 25.8% No votes

Measure U. Provision for Annual Reductions in Utility User Tax -- City of La Palma
Pass: 4,387 / 91.8% Yes votes ...... 391 / 8.2% No votes

Measure V. Group of Fifteen Charter Revisions -- City of Newport Beach
Pass: 19,777 / 61.5% Yes votes ...... 12,362 / 38.5% No votes

Measure W. Utility User Tax Modernization -- City of Placentia
Pass: 8,975 / 61.4% Yes votes ...... 5,642 / 38.6% No votes

Measure X. Appointment of City Clerk -- City of Tustin
Pass: 9,551 / 61.8% Yes votes ...... 5,911 / 38.2% No votes

Measure Y. Ethics Regulations -- City of Yorba Linda
Pass: 22,415 / 85.1% Yes votes ...... 3,937 / 14.9% No votes

Measure Z. Affordable Housing -- City of Yorba Linda
Fail: 13,147 / 49.6% Yes votes ...... 13,344 / 50.4% No votes

Measure AA. Sale of Fireworks -- City of Westminster
Pass: 14,360 / 63.5% Yes votes ...... 8,264 / 36.5% No votes

Riverside County
Measure C. Term Limits -- City of Murrieta
Pass: 16,660 / 67.20% Yes votes ...... 8,132 / 32.80% No votes
Shall the ordinance prohibiting elected officials of the City of Murrieta and any of its political subdivisions from serving more than two consecutive four-year terms in office, with terms considered consecutive if they are at least four years apart, be adopted?

Measure D. City Council Compensation -- City of Murrieta
Pass: 17,111 / 69.47% Yes votes ...... 7,520 / 30.53% No votes
Shall the ordinance placing limits on City Council compensation to 15% of the City's annual median family/household income (exclusive of any amounts payable as reimbursement for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their official City duties); prohibiting City Council members from receiving any other personal benefits, including club memberships, medical and life insurance and pensions; and requiring that any increase be approved by 55% of the registered voters be adopted?

Measure E. Limit on Administrative Compensation -- City of Murrieta
Pass: 16,401 / 66.74% Yes votes ...... 8,175 / 33.26% No votes
Shall the ordinance prohibiting chief City administrative officials, including the City Manager and their direct reports (but excluding the police and other emergency public safety personnel), from having either annual salaries with benefits of a combined hourly rate with overtime and benefits (including, but not limited to, car, gas, life insurance, health/medical insurance, and other personal usage benefits) that exceeds 2.5 times the median family/household income in the City be adopted?

Measure K. Increase in Bonded Indebtedness for Approved Transportation Programs -- County of Riverside
Pass: 275,388 / 62.67% Yes votes ...... 164,022 / 37.33% No votes
Shall Ordinance No. 10-002, amending RCTC'S existing 2002 voter-approved ordinance to expedite construction of the following transportation projects:
  • Widen freeways including State Routes 91, 71, 79, and Interstates 10, 15, 215
  • Widen and improve major streets
  • Expand Metrolink commuter train services

by increasing bonded indebtedness from $500 to $975 million of estimated receipts from the Measure A program, without increasing taxes, be approved?

Measure L. Retain CALPERS Retirement Formula, with Increased Voter Oversight -- County of Riverside
Pass: 230,552 / 52.72% Yes votes ...... 206,767 / 47.28% No votes
Shall the proposed Ordinance, requiring voter approval for increases or decreases in public safety employee retirement or pre-retirement death benefits and requiring that the County of Riverside continue the current CALPERS (California Public Employee Retirement System) retirement formula, be adopted?

Measure M. Require Voter Approval for Public Safety Employee Benefit Changes -- County of Riverside
Pass: 261,972 / 60.84% Yes votes ...... 168,641 / 39.16% No votes
Shall Ordinance No. 899, requiring voter approval for increases in public safety employee retirement benefits or decreases in job related pre-retirement death benefits, and allowing decreases in retirement benefits, be adopted?

Measure N. Elected Mayor -- City of Moreno Valley
Pass: 25,122 / 80.74% Yes votes ...... 5,991 / 19.26% No votes
Do you support changing to an elected Mayor rather than one appointed by the City Council?

Measure O. Voter Approval re Elected Mayor -- City of Moreno Valley
Pass: 22,791 / 74.67% Yes votes ...... 7,732 / 25.33% No votes
Whether or not you support changing to an elected Mayor, should the City Council call a binding election for voters to decide the issue?

Measure P. Transient Occupancy Tax -- City of Moreno Valley
Fail: 9,864 / 31.94% Yes votes ...... 21,015 / 68.06% No votes
Shall the Transient Occupancy Tax assessed by the City for persons occupying hotel/motel rooms in the City of Moreno Valley be increased from eight percent (8%) to eleven percent (11%)?

Measure Q. Term Limits -- City of Indian Wells
Pass: 1,740 / 79.31% Yes votes ...... 454 / 20.69% No votes
Shall Ordinance Bill No. 2010-04 be adopted to provide that no person shall be eligible to serve in the office of City Council Member of the City after serving two (2) consecutive four-year terms, until after the next election date established by the Municipal Code for City Council Members (approximately two years) following his or her second term?

Measure R. Annual Appropriations Limit -- City of Wildomar
Pass: 4,951 / 70.56% Yes votes ...... 2,066 / 29.44% No votes
Shall the permanent annual appropriations limit of the City of Wildomar be set at $7,728,041?

Measure S. Utility Users Tax -- City of Indio
Pass: 7,097 / 53.51% Yes votes ...... 6,167 / 46.49% No votes
To offset state budget cuts and limit cuts to police officers, firefighters, paramedic and ambulance response, pothole maintenance/street repairs, graffiti removal youth anti-gang/anti-drug programs, senior services, parks and other general City services, shall the existing City of Indio utility users' tax rate be increased three percent, exempting all seniors, requiring annual financial audits, citizens' oversight, with no money going to Sacramento?

Measure T. Transient Occupancy Tax -- City of Lake Elsinore
Fail: 2,911 / 36.19% Yes votes ...... 5,132 / 63.81% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to impose a transient occupancy tax of twelve percent (12%) on hotels and campgrounds in the City of Lake Elsinore?

Measure U. Funding for MSAC Banning Campus -- Mount San Jacinto Community College District Bond Area
Fail: 10,754 / 52.57% Yes votes ...... 9,704 / 47.43% No votes
Should a $47 million bond be issued by the Mt. San Jacinto Community College District to construct a new college campus in Banning?

Measure V. Transient Occupancy Tax -- City of Riverside
Pass: 38,827 / 65.98% Yes votes ...... 20,021 / 34.02% No votes
To offset State budget cuts, provide local funding the State cannot take, and supplement City funds for essential services such as 9-1-1 response, police and fire protection, youth/senior programs, tourism, and facilities such as the convention center, libraries, and parks, shall the City's existing transient occupancy tax, also known as a hotel tax paid only by hotel guests, be increased by 2%, subject to audit and all funds staying local?

Measure W. Limit of Three Terms -- City of Hemet
Pass: 16,133 / 88.87% Yes votes ...... 2,020 / 11.13% No votes
Shall there be a limit of three terms in office for Hemet Elected City Officials?

Measure X. Prohibit From Contributing to the Cost of Healthcare -- City of Hemet
Pass: 14,486 / 80.80% Yes votes ...... 3,443 / 19.20% No votes
Shall the City of Hemet be prohibited from contributing to the cost of health benefits made available to elected Hemet City Officials?

Measure Y. Annual Appropriations Limit -- City of Menifee
Pass: 13,056 / 70.27% Yes votes ...... 5,524 / 29.73% No votes
Shall the permanent annual appropriations limit of the City of Menifee be set at $25,794,387?

Measure Z. Term Limits -- City of Menifee
Pass: 16,171 / 81.39% Yes votes ...... 3,698 / 18.61% No votes
Any Councilmember who has served two successive terms or eight consecutive years shall be ineligible to serve again in that office until an intervening period of two years has elapsed. Any Councilmember who serves for two or more years of an appointed or elected term shall be considered to have served a term. Terms completed prior to this measure taking effect shall not be counted in determining eligibility.

Measure AA. Vote at Large for Mayor, by District for Council -- City of Menifee
Pass: 14,361 / 73.51% Yes votes ...... 5,175 / 26.49% No votes
Commencing with the 2012 General Municipal Election, shall four (4) members of the City Council of the City of Menifee be elected by four (4) districts as described in this ballot measure and the Mayor of the City of Menifee be elected on a citywide basis by the voters of the entire City?

Measure BB. Term of Mayor -- City of Menifee
Two (2) Years 11,329 votes 56.45%
Four (4) Years 8,739 votes 43.55%
The term of office of any elected Mayor shall be (vote for only one):

Four (4) Years _____ ?
Two (2) Years _____ ?

Measure CC. Elected Mayor Salary -- City of Menifee
$8,000 per year 11,072 votes 56.00%
$10,000 per year 8,701 votes 44.00%
The salary per year of any elected Mayor shall be (vote for only one):

$8,000 per year _____ ?
$10,000 per year _____ ?

Measure DD. Shall Council Be Elected At Large -- City of Menifee
Pass: 14,181 / 71.38% Yes votes ...... 5,687 / 28.62% No votes
Shall the members of the legislative body of the City of Menifee be elected at large?

Sacramento County
Measure B. Utility Rate Roll Back -- City of Sacramento
Fail: 35,674 / 30.99% Yes votes ...... 79,446 / 69.01% No votes
Shall the ordinance repealing increases in monthly water, sewer, and garbage collection/solid waste disposal service rates approved by the Sacramento City Council in June 2009, setting these monthly utility service rates at the amounts in effect on February 10, 2010, and allowing the City Council to increase these rates without voter approval beginning July 2012 only if the rates are not increased above the annual increase in a specified consumer price index, be adopted?

Measure C. Marijuana Business Tax -- City of Sacramento
Pass: 83,986 / 71.74% Yes votes ...... 33,079 / 28.26% No votes
To help preserve essential services like fire, police, and 911 emergency response, shall City of Sacramento's business operations tax be updated by taxing businesses engaged in medical marijuana transactions, and in commercial production and sale of marijuana if legalized by California voters, at maximum rates of 4% and 10%, respectively, of gross receipts, with City Council discretion to lower tax rates or raise tax rates to the maximums, and requiring independent audits?

Measure D. Incorporation -- Proposed City of Arden Arcade
Fail: 6,927 / 24.57% Yes votes ...... 21,266 / 75.43% No votes
Shall the order adopted June 25, 2010, by Sacramento County LAFCo, ordering the incorporation of the territory described and designated as "City of Arden Arcade" be confirmed subject to terms and conditions specified in the order, including payments to Sacramento County commencing FY 2012-2013 and terminating after $219,000,000 is paid, and for the City to levy and collect the same taxes, fees, charges, assessments and rates currently imposed by Sacramento County, as particularly described in the order?

Measure E. Utility User Tax -- City of Rancho Cordova
Pass: 8,630 / 54.98% Yes votes ...... 7,068 / 45.02% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to continue the City of Rancho Cordova's existing 2.5% utility users tax on telecommunication and video services; modernize the ordinance to treat taxpayers equally regardless of technology used; to preserve funding for general municipal services such as neighborhood improvements and safety including, but not limited to, police services, maintenance of and improvements to city streets, sidewalks, landscaping and graffiti removal?

Measure H. Cannabis Business Tax -- City of Rancho Cordova
Pass: 10,865 / 68.22% Yes votes ...... 5,061 / 31.78% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted requiring cannabis (marijuana) businesses to pay a tax to fund general municipal services, including police and code enforcement, ranging from $120 to $150 per $1,000 of gross receipts, or $100 per square foot of space for non-profit organizations? The tax would only be effective if Proposition 19, or if any other law allowing cannabis businesses is adopted, and it would only be imposed if the City allows cannabis businesses.

Measure J. Utility User Tax -- City of Elk Grove
Pass: 31,093 / 76.57% Yes votes ...... 9,514 / 23.43% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to reduce the existing Utility User Tax from 2.5% to 2.25%; modernize the current ordinance to treat taxpayers equally regardless of technology used for telecommunications and video services; to preserve funding for essential general municipal services, such as public safety?

Measure K. Elective Office of Mayor -- City of Elk Grove
Pass: 32,500 / 78.26% Yes votes ...... 9,030 / 21.74% No votes
Shall the electors elect a mayor and four city council members? A Yes vote means the citizens directly elect the mayor; a No vote continues the practice that the council chooses one of its members to preside as Mayor on an annual basis.

Measure L. Two Year Term of Elective Office of Mayor -- City of Elk Grove
Pass: 26,170 / 63.68% Yes votes ...... 14,928 / 36.32% No votes
Shall the term of office of mayor be two years?

Measure M. Four Year Term of Elective Office of Mayor -- City of Elk Grove
Fail: 14,194 / 35.19% Yes votes ...... 26,142 / 64.81% No votes
Shall the term of office of mayor be four years?

Measure N. Increase to a Seven Member Legislative Body -- City of Elk Grove
Fail: 16,833 / 42.55% Yes votes ...... 22,727 / 57.45% No votes
Shall members of the legislative body of the City of Elk Grove be qualified by and elected from six(6) districts and the Mayor be qualified and elected on a citywide basis by the voters of the entire city; a Yes vote increases the legislative body to seven (7) members; a No vote retains the current size of the legislative body at five (5)members.

Measure O. Tax on Personal Cannabis Cultivation -- City of Rancho Cordova
Pass: 8,777 / 55.84% Yes votes ...... 6,941 / 44.16% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted requiring individuals cultivating cannabis (marijuana) for personal use to pay a tax to fund general municipal services, including public safety and code enforcement, in an amount not to exceed the following: 1) for indoor cultivation, from $600 to $900 per year for each square foot of area cultivated; and 2)for outdoor cultivation, from $600 to $900 per year for each 12.5 square feet of area cultivated?

San Bernardino County
Measure A. Sales Tax Increase -- City of Redlands
Fail: 10,041 / 46.12% Yes votes ...... 11,732 / 53.88% No votes
To prevent further cuts and preserve funding for essential City services, including police, fire, and emergency response; paving, maintaining and repairing City streets; reducing crime and criminal gang/drug activity; trimming trees and keeping public areas well-maintained; shall the City of Redlands establish a cent transactions and use (sales) tax automatically expiring in ten years, with independent citizen oversight, annual audits, and all funds dedicated entirely to local priorities and Redlands City services?

Measure B. Make City Treasurer Position Appointive -- City of Redlands
Fail: 8,052 / 38.51% Yes votes ...... 12,856 / 61.49% No votes
Shall the office of the Redlands City Treasurer be appointive?

Measure C. Appointed City Clerk, City Treasurer, and City Attorney -- City of San Bernardino
Fail: 11,333 / 36.86% Yes votes ...... 19,409 / 63.14% No votes
Shall the Charter of the City of San Bernardino be amended to (1) make the City Attorney, City Clerk and City Treasurer appointed, rather than elected positions; (2) allow for greater flexibility in the employment of additional legal services; and, (3) add professional qualification requirements for the positions of City Clerk and City Treasurer?

Measure D. Funding for School Improvement -- Baker Valley Unified School District
Fail: 41 / 40.20% Yes votes ...... 61 / 59.80% No votes
To improve the quality of education, upgrade and modernize classrooms and restrooms; make health and safety improvements; upgrade electrical systems, computers, and technology; replace outdated windows with new energy efficient windows; upgrade heating, ventilation, and air conditioning systems; and install solar panels, shall the Baker Valley Unified School District issue $3,200,000 of bonds within legal interest rates, have an independent citizens' oversight committee and have no money used for administrative or teacher salaries or be taken by the state?

Measure U. Several Policy Revisions -- City of Adelanto
Fail: 1,243 / 44.65% Yes votes ...... 1,541 / 55.35% No votes
Shall the City of Adelanto approve an amendment to The Charter of the City of Adelanto, Sections 400, 402 (City powers); 501, 502, 505 (elected officers); 601, 602, 605 (vacancy and compensation of elected officers); 606 (ordinances); 607 (contracts); 608, 609, 611 (franchises, indemnification and interference with administration); 703, 704, 705, 706 (city attorney); 708 (treasurer); 901, 902, 908 (budget); 1000 (effect of Charter on school districts); 1103, 1104, 1105, 1106 (commissions and boards)?

Measure V. Transient Occupancy Tax Increase -- City of Ontario
Fail: 12,198 / 48.07% Yes votes ...... 13,180 / 51.93% No votes
Shall the ordinance amending the Ontario Municipal Code to increase the rate for the City's transient occupancy tax by 1% to a total of 12 % of the rent charged by hotel operators, including online travel companies, for the transient occupancy of any hotel room, or portion of a hotel room, in the City be adopted to help the City preserve general City services such as police and fire protection?

Measure W. Electors Eligible for Water and Power Commissions -- City of Big Bear Lake
Pass: 1,339 / 72.61% Yes votes ...... 505 / 27.39% No votes
Shall Section 806 of the Charter of the City of Big Bear Lake be amended to make any elector of the area served by the Department of Water and Power eligible for appointment to the Board of Water and Power Commissioners, and prohibit City employees and commissioners and elected or appointed board members of any governmental agency having jurisdiction over any area served by the Department from becoming or remaining members of the Board?

Measure X. Ban on Fireworks -- City of Fontana
Fail: 9,803 / 32.70% Yes votes ...... 20,174 / 67.30% No votes
Shall the ordinance to prohibit the possession, sale, use, display or discharge of all fireworks within the City limits of Fontana be adopted?

Measure Y. Funding for School Improvement -- Rialto Unified School District
Pass: 12,608 / 69.52% Yes votes ...... 5,529 / 30.48% No votes
To improve the quality of education, shall the Rialto Unified School District be authorized to acquire, construct and improve classrooms and support facilities, provide career and technical classrooms, including science labs, to enhance preparation for college and careers, replace portable facilities with permanent classrooms, and increase student access to modern technology, by issuing $98,000,000 in bonds, at legal rates, with an independent Citizens' Oversight Committee, annual financial and performance audits, and no money for administrators?

Measure Z. Ban on Fireworks -- City of Grand Terrace
Fail: 1,158 / 30.86% Yes votes ...... 2,594 / 69.14% No votes
Shall the Ordinance to prohibit the possession, sale, use, display or discharge of fireworks within the City of Grand Terrace be adopted?

San Diego County
Proposition A. Proposed San Diego County Charter Amendment to Ensure Fair and Open Competition for County Construction Contracts -- County of San Diego
Pass: 614,744 / 75.8% Yes votes ...... 196,315 / 24.2% No votes
Shall the San Diego County Charter be amended to prohibit the County from requiring the use of project labor agreements on County construction projects except where required by State or federal law?

Proposition B. Amends City Charter to Add Good Cause Requirement for Certain Terminations Or Suspensions of Deputy City Attorneys -- City of San Diego
Pass: 238,803 / 72.3% Yes votes ...... 91,671 / 27.7% No votes
Shall the Charter be amended to establish a good cause requirement for the termination or suspension of Deputy City Attorneys who have served continuously for two years or more, except that any Deputy City Attorney may be subject to layoff due to lack of work or insufficient appropriations?

Proposition C. Amending Ordinance Number O-18568 (Proposition M of 1998) Relating to Development of Pacific Highlands Ranch -- City of San Diego
Pass: 228,775 / 70.7% Yes votes ...... 94,866 / 29.3% No votes
Shall Proposition M be amended, allowing completion of parks, library, trails, recreation and transportation facilities for Pacific Highlands Ranch by removing a development timing restriction based on completion of the SR-56/I-5 Interchange, only after City Council approves a program of phased development ensuring facilities are constructed before or concurrent with new development, paid for by developers at no cost to taxpayers?

Proposition D. If Financial Reform Conditions Are Met, Authorizes Temporary One-Half Cent Sales Tax -- City of San Diego
Fail: 137,010 / 38.1% Yes votes ...... 222,166 / 61.9% No votes
To help offset severe state cuts and help restore essential services, including police, fire and street resurfacing, shall the City of San Diego enact a temporary one-half cent sales tax for up to five years, only if the independent City Auditor certifies conditions have been met, including pension reforms and managed competition?

Proposition G. Retirement Benefits -- City of Carlsbad
Pass: 23,998 / 64.3% Yes votes ...... 13,335 / 35.7% No votes
Shall the Charter of Carlsbad, California be amended to add Section 502 Retention of Benefits limiting increases in safety retirement benefits without an amendment to this section?

Proposition H. Telecommunications Users' Tax Amendments -- City of Chula Vista
Fail: 23,303 / 43.7% Yes votes ...... 30,003 / 56.3% No votes
Shall the ordinance to modernize the City's 1978 Telephone Users' Tax (renamed the Telecommunications Users' Tax), with no rate increase; maintain exemptions for low income senior citizens; ensure Tax proceeds continue to be available for general municipal purposes, including police, fire, streets, libraries, and parks; revise the method for calculating and collecting the Tax to reflect technological and legal changes; and amend the tax base to equitable include all applicable telecommunications services be adopted?

Proposition J. Emergency Teacher Retention/Classroom Education -- San Diego Unified School District
Fail: 133,785 / 50.8% Yes votes ...... 129,737 / 49.2% No votes
To prevent Math, Science and English teacher layoffs, protect neighborhood schools from state budget cuts, prevent cuts to essential academic programs, job/college preparation, and preserve small classes, shall San Diego Unified School District levy a Temporary 5 Year Emergency annual tax that Sacramento can not take away of $98/single family home, and taxes on other types of parcels, exempting low income seniors, with independent audits and no money for administrators' salaries?

Proposition K. School Bonds -- San Marcos Unified School District
Pass: 20,082 / 63.4% Yes votes ...... 11,600 / 36.6% No votes
To maintain excellent local schools, repair aging, deteriorating classrooms/schools, attract quality teachers and offset State cuts by: removing asbestos, lead paint, repairing roofs, plumbing, wiring; preventing overcrowding; upgrading instructional technology, libraries, science labs; improving seismic, fire and student safety; and improving disabled access; shall San Marcos Unified School District issue $287 million in bonds, at legal interest rates, with citizens' oversight, mandatory audits, no money for District salaries, and all funds remaining local?

Proposition L. School Bonds -- Julian Union High School District
Pass: 1,259 / 60.4% Yes votes ...... 827 / 39.6% No votes
To maintain a safe and effective quality student learning environment, provide a modern science/technology center building and to provide for campus renovations, shall the Julian Union High School District be authorized to issue $2,100,000 in bonds within legal interest rates, including independent citizens' oversight, with mandatory audits, where bond funds will be spent locally, cannot be taken by the State and spent elsewhere, without an increase over projected future tax rates and to qualify for State matching funds?

Proposition M. School Bonds -- Dehesa Elementary School District
Pass: 507 / 58.4% Yes votes ...... 361 / 41.6% No votes
To improve student access to computers and modern technology; replace portable classrooms and construct new classrooms; build a new science lab and library and other educational facilities; shall Dehesa School District be authorized to issue $5.5 million of bonds within legal interest rates, so long as there is an independent local citizens' oversight committee and no funds can be taken by the State and spent elsewhere?

Proposition O. Parcel Tax -- South Bay Union Elementary School District
Fail: 8,288 / 59.7% Yes votes ...... 5,591 / 40.3% No votes
To maintain and improve academic programs including math, science, music, arts, reading and writing; retain highly qualified teachers; provide clean and safe schools; and minimize future class-size increases; shall South Bay Union School District raise $1.7 million per year for four years through a parcel tax at a rate described in the voter pamphlet, provided there is independent citizens' oversight and all funds are spent on neighborhood schools and cannot be taken by the State and used elsewhere?

Proposition P. School Bonds -- Encinitas Union Elementary School District
Pass: 17,989 / 61.6% Yes votes ...... 11,211 / 38.4% No votes
To improve the quality of education, upgrade computers and technology, improve energy efficiency/water conservation, replace aging roofs, upgrade inadequate electrical, plumbing, heating/ventilation/air-conditioning systems, renovate outdated classrooms, restrooms, and school facilities, and make health, safety and handicapped accessibility improvements, shall Encinitas Union School District acquire, construct, upgrade, and equip school facilities by issuing $44,200,000 of bonds at legal rates, with independent citizens' oversight, no money used for administrative salaries, or be taken by the State?

San Francisco County
Proposition A. Earthquake Retrofit Bond -- County of San Francisco
Fail: 162266 / 63.24% Yes votes ...... 94324 / 36.76% No votes
EARTHQUAKE SAFETY RETROFIT DEFERRED LOAN AND GRANT PROGRAM GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS, 2010. To provide deferred loans and grants to pay the costs for seismic retrofits of certain multi-story wood-frame buildings with vulnerable soft-story construction at significant risk of substantial damage and collapse during a major earthquake and funded by a qualified governmental housing finance agency for permanent or long-term affordability, or single room occupancy buildings owned by private parties, and pay related costs, shall the City issue up to $46,150,000 of general obligation bonded indebtedness, subject to citizen oversight and regular audits?

Proposition B. City Retirement and Health Plans -- County of San Francisco
Fail: 113894 / 43.04% Yes votes ...... 150734 / 56.96% No votes
Shall the City increase employee contributions to the Retirement System for retirement benefits; decrease employer contributions to the Health Service System for health benefits for employees, retirees and their dependents; and change rules for arbitration proceedings about City collective bargaining agreements?

Proposition C. Mayoral Appearances at Board Meetings -- County of San Francisco
Pass: 154776 / 59.89% Yes votes ...... 103673 / 40.11% No votes
Shall the Charter be amended to require the Mayor to appear in person at one regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of Supervisors each month to engage in formal policy discussions with the Board?

Proposition D. Non-Citizen Voting in School Board Elections -- County of San Francisco
Fail: 118608 / 45.09% Yes votes ...... 144418 / 54.91% No votes
Shall the City allow non-citizen residents of San Francisco who are 18 years of age or older and have children living in the San Francisco Unified School District to vote for members of the Board of Education?

Proposition E. Election Day Voter Registration -- County of San Francisco
Fail: 118217 / 47.21% Yes votes ...... 132189 / 52.79% No votes
Shall the Charter be amended to establish Election Day voter registration specifically for municipal elections?

Proposition F. Health Service Board Elections -- County of San Francisco
Fail: 130415 / 53.32% Yes votes ...... 114178 / 46.68% No votes
Shall the number of Health Service Board elections be reduced to two elections every five years instead of four elections?

Proposition G. Transit Operator Wages -- County of San Francisco
Pass: 164234 / 64.94% Yes votes ...... 88671 / 35.06% No votes
Shall the City eliminate the formula for setting minimum MUNI operator wages and instead set MUNI operator wages through collective bargaining and binding arbitration; add rules for arbitration proceedings regarding MTA's transit employees; and make other changes to terms of employment for MTA employees?

Proposition H. Local Elected Officials on Political Party Committees -- County of San Francisco
Fail: 103141 / 42.44% Yes votes ...... 139878 / 57.56% No votes
Shall the City prohibit elected City officials from serving on San Francisco political party county central committees?

Proposition I. Saturday Voting -- County of San Francisco
Pass: 150701 / 59.29% Yes votes ...... 103486 / 40.71% No votes
Shall the City open polling places on the Saturday before the November 2011 election if donors contribute enough money to pay for the costs?

Proposition J. Hotel Tax Clarification and Temporary Increase -- County of San Francisco
Fail: 116313 / 45.52% Yes votes ...... 139206 / 54.48% No votes
Shall the City increase the hotel tax rate from 14% to 16% for the next three years, confirm that anyone collecting rent from a hotel guest must also collect tax on room rental and related charges, and define "permanent resident" so that only an individual could qualify for the "permanent resident" exemption?

Proposition K. Hotel Tax Clarification and Definitions -- County of San Francisco
Fail: 95357 / 38.53% Yes votes ...... 152159 / 61.47% No votes
Shall the City keep the hotel tax rate at 14%, confirm that anyone collecting rent from a hotel guest must also collect tax on room rental and related charges, and define "permanent resident" so that only an individual could qualify for the "permanent resident" exemption?

Proposition L. Sitting or Lying on Sidewalks -- County of San Francisco
Pass: 142601 / 54.3% Yes votes ...... 120023 / 45.7% No votes
Shall the City amend its Police Code to prohibit sitting or lying on a public sidewalk in San Francisco between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m., with certain exceptions?

Proposition M. Community Policing and Foot Patrols -- County of San Francisco
Fail: 117608 / 46.59% Yes votes ...... 134808 / 53.41% No votes
Shall the City require the Police Commission to adopt a written community policing policy, require the Chief of Police to establish a comprehensive Foot Beat Patrol Program, and not amend its Police Code to prohibit sitting or lying on sidewalks?

Proposition N. Real Property Transfer Tax -- County of San Francisco
Pass: 149350 / 58.49% Yes votes ...... 105979 / 41.51% No votes
Shall the City increase its real property transfer tax rate to 2.0% for sales and long-term leases of real property valued at $5 million to $10 million and to 2.5% for sales and long-term leases of real property valued at $10 million or more?

Proposition AA. Vehicle Registration Fee -- County of San Francisco
Pass: 156016 / 58.77% Yes votes ...... 109434 / 41.23% No votes
Shall the San Francisco County Transportation Authority add $10 to the annual registration fee for vehicles registered in San Francisco to fund transportation projects involving street repairs and reconstruction, pedestrian safety, and transit reliability improvements?

San Joaquin County
Measure D. Change City Clerk's Position From Elected to Appointed -- City of Tracy
Pass: 8841 / 52.93% Yes votes ...... 7861 / 47.07% No votes
Shall the office of the City Clerk be appointed?

Measure E. Half-Cent Sales Tax -- City of Tracy
Pass: 10553 / 58.31% Yes votes ...... 7546 / 41.69% No votes
To help prevent additional budget cuts and maintain City services, including: police (patrol,911, command, gang/narcotics enforcement, crime investigations, other police services); fire protection, emergency services, and other fire services; park/sports field maintenance; support services; senior, teen, and youth services; art programs; and other general services, shall the City of Tracy enact a cent sales tax, expiring in five years, with resident oversight, annual independent audits, and all funds used for City of Tracy services only?

Measure G. Meeting Stockton's Housing Needs -- City of Stockton
Pass: 40005 / 73.83% Yes votes ...... 14182 / 26.17% No votes
Without increasing local taxes, and only by using existing affordable housing funding, shall public or publicly assisted housing providers, within the City of Stockton, according to the City's General Plan, construct, develop, acquire, rehabilitate, and/or convert housing project(s) into decent, safe, sanitary, and uncrowded units for low-income, elderly, or handicapped persons, up to 500 units annually, for ten years, with any unused units carried over annually?

Measure H. Stockton Fire Department and Charter Amendments -- City of Stockton
Pass: 28841 / 52.30% Yes votes ...... 26306 / 47.70% No votes
Shall the Stockton City Charter be amended to provide for a modernized structure and administration of the Fire Department that includes revisions to the appointment procedure and duties of the Fire Chief and Deputy Fire Chief; revisions to impasse resolution procedures for employee disputes; exempting the Fire Chief and Deputy Fire Chief from the civil service system; and removing mandatory vacation accrual provisions for fire department employees?

Measure I. Business Tax on Permitted Marijuana Sales -- City of Stockton
Pass: 35961 / 66.60% Yes votes ...... 18032 / 33.40% No votes
Shall Stockton's Business License Tax Ordinance be amended to establish new business categories of: (1) permitted "Medical Cannabis Dispensaries" at a tax rate of $25.00 for each $1,000.00 of gross receipts; and (2) non-medical "Marijuana Businesses" at a tax rate of $100.00 for each $1,000.00 of gross receipts, for general fund revenue to mitigate impacts on City services such as police, fire and code enforcement?

Measure J. School Bond -- Jefferson School District
Pass: 2354 / 67.26% Yes votes ...... 1146 / 32.74% No votes
To maintain excellent schools, protect student safety, offset state budget cuts and renovate aging/deteriorating schools by upgrading classrooms, science labs,libraries and instructional technology; removing asbestos and hazardous materials; replacing leaky roofs and deteriorating plumbing; upgrading outdated electrical systems to accommodate classroom technology, upgrading fire alarms and school security shall Jefferson School District issue $35.4 million in bonds at legal rates, with independent citizens'oversight and audits, no money for administrator salaries and all funds staying local?

San Luis Obispo County
Measure B-10. Prohibit Medical Marijuana Dispensaries -- City of Morro Bay
Fail: 2169 / 44.33% Yes votes ...... 2724 / 55.67% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to prohibit Medical Marijuana Dispensaries in the City of Morro Bay?

Measure C-10. City Clerk -- City of Arroyo Grande
Pass: 4114 / 58.74% Yes votes ...... 2890 / 41.26% No votes
Shall the office of City Clerk be appointive?

Measure D-10. City Treasurer -- City of Arroyo Grande
Pass: 3916 / 55.94% Yes votes ...... 3084 / 44.06% No votes
Shall the office of City Treasurer be appointive?

Measure E-10. Election of Mayor and Council -- City of Atascadero
Pass: 8562 / 83.54% Yes votes ...... 1687 / 16.46% No votes
Shall the electors elect a Mayor and four Council Members?

Measure F-10. Two-Year Term for Elected Mayor -- City of Atascadero
Pass: 5706 / 55.66% Yes votes ...... 4545 / 44.34% No votes
Shall the term of office of mayor be two years?

Measure G-10. Four-Year Term for Elected Mayor -- City of Atascadero
Fail: 4496 / 44.25% Yes votes ...... 5664 / 55.75% No votes
Shall the term of office of mayor be four years?

Measure H-10. Prado Road -- City of San Luis Obispo
Fail: 3063 / 19.99% Yes votes ...... 12260 / 80.01% No votes
Shall the Council of the City of San Luis Obispo adopt an ordinance amending the Margarita Area Specific Plan, Airport Area Specific Plan, Related Facilities Master Plans, and General Plan Land-Use and Circulation Elements for the purpose of eliminating a portion of the Prado Road alignment adopted by the San Luis Obispo City Council by Resolution 9615 (2004 Series)? http://www.slocity.org/cityclerk/elections/2010/measureh/documents/titleandsum.pdf

Measure I-10. Facilities Improvement -- Atascadero Unified School District
Pass: 9165 / 65.33% Yes votes ...... 4864 / 34.67% No votes
To expand vocational education programs and facilities; upgrade classroom computers and technology; construct a Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics facility; rebuild and replace roofs; and repair, renovate, construct and acquire classrooms and facilities throughout the District; shall Atascadero Unified School District be authorized to issue $117 million of bonds within legal interest rates, so long as there is an independent local citizens' oversight committee and no funds can be taken by the State and spent elsewhere?

San Mateo County
Measure I. Bond -- Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District
Pass: 9,509 / 65.9% Yes votes ...... 4,922 / 34.1% No votes
Ralston Middle School Repair Measure. To continue quality education/prevent classroom overcrowding, shall Belmont-Redwood Shores School District repair/replace leaking roofs, provide additional classrooms for science, math, general instruction, construct, acquire, repair classrooms/ facilities/sites/equipment, meet current fire/safety codes, improve disabled access, upgrade technology, replace outdated electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, safety/security systems by issuing $25,000,000 of bonds, qualifying for State matching funds, with citizens' oversight, no funds for administrator salaries/all funds staying local?

Measure J. Bond -- South San Francisco Unified School District
Pass: 13,758 / 77.5% Yes votes ...... 3,985 / 22.5% No votes
To provide safe, modern classrooms and educational support facilities by replacing deteriorated portable classrooms with permanent classrooms; repairing deteriorated roofs; providing disabled students access; upgrading science labs, libraries, technology and restrooms; enhancing safety, fire detection and security systems; improving energy efficiency; replacing outdated electrical, plumbing, and heating systems, shall South San Francisco Unified School District issue $162,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with citizen oversight, annual audits, no money for administrators' salaries, and all funds benefiting local schools?

Measure K. Sales Tax -- City of Half Moon Bay
Fail: 2,127 / 47.4% Yes votes ...... 2,363 / 52.6% No votes
Half Moon Bay Vital City Services Measure. To protect quality of life in the City of Half Moon Bay by maintaining essential local services including local library hours, 911 emergency police response, youth and senior programs and services, a local police department, park and recreational programs, street and pothole repair and other general City services, shall the City of Half Moon Bay levy a one cent sales tax, which the State cannot take away, and with independent annual audits and all funds staying local?

Measure L. Retirement Benefits -- City of Menlo Park
Pass: 8,238 / 71.3% Yes votes ...... 3,311 / 28.7% No votes
Shall the ordinance entitled "Measure to limit retirement benefits for new City of Menlo Park employees (Except Sworn Police Officers) and to restrict City Council from increasing benefits in the future without voter approval", be adopted?

Measure M. Vehicle Registration Fee -- County of San Mateo
Pass: 110,549 / 54.9% Yes votes ...... 90,740 / 45.1% No votes
To help maintain neighborhood streets, fix potholes, provide transportation options, improve traffic circulation, provide transit options including senior and disabled services, reduce congestion, reduce water pollution from oil and gas runoff, and provide safe routes to schools, shall the Congestion Management Agency for San Mateo County levy a $10 registration fee, for 25 years, on vehicles registered in San Mateo County, requiring annual audits and all funds be spent for programs and projects in San Mateo County?

Measure N. Bond -- Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District
Pass: 6,744 / 64.0% Yes votes ...... 3,795 / 36.0% No votes
Elementary School Repair Measure. To continue quality education, shall Belmont-Redwood Shores Elementary School District (SFID) repair/replace leaking roofs, construct, acquire, repair classrooms/facilities/sites/equipment, meet current fire/ safety codes, improve disabled access, provide science classrooms/additional classrooms to prevent overcrowding, upgrade technology, replace outdated electrical, plumbing, heating, ventilation, and security systems by issuing $35,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, qualifying for State matching funds, with citizens' oversight, no funds for administrators, and funds benefiting local schools?

Measure O. Bond -- San Mateo Union High School District
Pass: 43,251 / 61.9% Yes votes ...... 26,603 / 38.1% No votes
To better prepare local students for college/ 21st century jobs, shall San Mateo Union High School District provide classrooms/ labs for science, math, and job-training, update educational facilities to meet current safety codes, provide modern classroom technology/ computers, support academic programs/ teachers by eliminating debt, and repair, construct and acquire equipment, sites, schools/ facilities, by issuing $186,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, with citizen oversight, no money for administrators' salaries and all funds supporting only local schools?

Measure P. Parcel Tax -- Jefferson Union High School District
Fail: 21,146 / 65.8% Yes votes ...... 10,975 / 34.2% No votes
To maintain and improve academic programs including reading, writing, science and math; fund computer technology/vocational training, and retain highly qualified teachers; shall Jefferson Union High School District levy $96 per parcel annually for four years (as described in the voter pamphlet), so long as seniors are exempt, no money is used for administrators' salaries, independent citizens' committee oversight is required, and all funds are spent on neighborhood schools and cannot be taken by the State and used elsewhere?

Measure Q. Appointive City Treasurer -- Town of Colma
Pass: 163 / 51.3% Yes votes ...... 155 / 48.7% No votes
Shall the office of City Treasurer be appointive?

Measure R. Transient Occupancy Tax -- City of Pacifica
Pass: 8,018 / 59.7% Yes votes ...... 5,414 / 40.3% No votes
To ensure funding for general city services, shall the City of Pacifica approve an ordinance amending the Pacifica Municipal Code to increase the transient occupancy tax rate from ten percent (10%) to twelve percent (12%) on the rent charged to hotel guests within the City?

Measure S. City Election Timing -- City of Half Moon Bay
Pass: 3,584 / 83.0% Yes votes ...... 732 / 17.0% No votes
Initiative to amend the timing of the city's general election In order to consolidate with local school district and statewide general elections, and to help reduce the City's elections costs, shall all current City Council terms be extended by one year and shall section 1.24.010 of the Half Moon Bay Municipal Code be amended to provide that the City's general municipal election be held in each even-numbered year commencing with the year 2012?

Measure T. Menlo Gateway Project -- City of Menlo Park
Pass: 7,612 / 64.5% Yes votes ...... 4,189 / 35.5% No votes
Shall the voters affirm the decision of the Menlo Park City Council to approve the Menlo Gateway project and amend the City's General Plan to permit construction of offices, research and development space, a hotel, health club and restaurant on property located east of Highway 101 near Marsh Road?

Measure U. Charter Amendment -- County of San Mateo
Pass: 115,887 / 65.9% Yes votes ...... 60,008 / 34.1% No votes
Shall the San Mateo County Charter be amended to require filling of vacancies on the Board of Supervisors by election for vacancies occurring on or before October 15th of the third year of the term, and by election or appointment for vacancies after October 15th; and to authorize, for vacancies in any county elected office, an all-mailed ballot election, and commencement of the process to fill the vacancy on the date a resignation letter is filed?

Measure V. Councilmember Term Limits -- City of Pacifica
Pass: 6,741 / 51.0% Yes votes ...... 6,470 / 49.0% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted providing prospectively that no person who has served two terms of office as a Pacifica City Councilmember shall be eligible to run for election as a Pacifica City Councilmember and further providing that if for any reason a person serves a partial term as Pacifica City Councilmember in excess of two years, that partial term shall be considered a full term for purposes of the term limit provision?

Santa Barbara County
Measure O-2010. City Clerk and Treasurer Appointed Positions -- City of Guadalupe
Fail: 470 / 49.95% Yes votes ...... 471 / 50.05% No votes
Shall the offices of city clerk and city treasurer be appointive?

Measure P-2010. Vital Public Service Protection Measure -- City of Guadalupe
Fail: 269 / 27.53% Yes votes ...... 708 / 72.47% No votes
To help preserve, enhance and improve the infrastructure, safety and character of Guadalupe, shall an ordinance be adopted to increase the City of Guadalupe utility users tax from 5 percent to 7.5 percent for a period of six years?

Measure Q-2010. Santa Barbara County High School/Secondary School Bond Measure -- Santa Barbara High School District
Pass: 44370 / 70.04% Yes votes ...... 18980 / 29.96% No votes
To improve quality of local education, shall the Santa Barbara Secondary/High School District provide adequate classrooms, science labs, technology, and libraries; repair/replace outdated electrical, plumbing, heating/ventilation, infrastructure systems and deteriorated portable classrooms; fix leaking roofs; improve disabled student access; and improve educational academy and career technology facilities by issuing $75,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with no money for administrator salaries and with oversight by a citizens' committee ensuring funds are spent on local school improvements?

Measure R-2010. Elementary School District Bond Issue -- Santa Barbara Elementary School District
Pass: 19579 / 71.99% Yes votes ...... 7619 / 28.01% No votes
To improve quality of local education, shall the Santa Barbara Secondary/High School District provide adequate classrooms, science labs, technology, and libraries; repair/replace outdated electrical, plumbing, heating/ventilation, infrastructure systems and deteriorated portable classrooms; fix leaking roofs; improve disabled student access; and improve educational academy and career technology facilities by issuing $75,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with no money for administrator salaries and with oversight by a citizens' committee ensuring funds are spent on local school improvements?

Measure S-2010. Proposed Sales Tax for Crime Reduction, Fire Protection and Jail Construction/Operation -- County of Santa Barbara
Fail: 48590 / 39.24% Yes votes ...... 75250 / 60.76% No votes
Shall the County of Santa Barbara Ordinance to strengthen front-line law enforcement and fire protection within the County of Santa Barbara and Buellton, Carpinteria, Goleta, Guadalupe, Lompoc, Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, and Solvang and Carpinteria-Summerland, Montecito and County Fire Districts, construct and operate a 304-bed jail, repair existing correctional infrastructure and fund repeat offender reduction efforts and alternatives-to-incarceration, with a 1/2 percent Transactions (Sales) and Use Tax increase beginning 7/01/2011 through 6/30/, and advisory committee oversight be approved?

Measure T-2010. Prohibition of Storefront Marijuana Dispensaries -- City of Santa Barbara
Fail: 11279 / 38.76% Yes votes ...... 17818 / 61.24% No votes
Shall an Ordinance to amend the City's Zoning Ordinance to prohibit the operation or maintenance of storefront marijuana dispensaries within the City of Santa Barbara be adopted?

Santa Clara County
Measure A. Santa Clara County Children's Health Protection -- County of Santa Clara
Fail: 279,844 / 58.76% Yes votes ...... 196,397 / 41.24% No votes
To protect and maintain children's health and prevent serious illnesses through regular medical checkups, immunizations, and early detection; to reduce costs from unnecessary emergency room use; and to prevent elimination of insurance coverage for low-income children of working families; shall Santa Clara County enact a $29 dollar annual parcel tax; limited to 10 years; with independent citizens oversight, full public disclosure of all spending, and subject to audits?

YES

NO

Measure B. Traffic Congestion Relief and Road Improvement Measure -- Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority
Pass: 246,079 / 51.93% Yes votes ...... 227,773 / 48.07% No votes
To repair potholes, repave and maintain local streets, improve traffic flow on local roads; increase Santa Clara County's share of state/federal matching funds; improve safety; and pay for other congestion and pollution mitigation projects; shall the motor vehicle registration fee be increased $10 for each vehicle registered in Santa Clara County; thereby relieving traffic congestion, improving streets and reducing polluted, toxic roadway runoff which contaminates water supplies, with all revenues to remain in Santa Clara County?
YES
NO

Measure C. Term Limits -- Santa Clara Valley Water District
Pass: 334,678 / 75.34% Yes votes ...... 109,553 / 24.66% No votes
Shall an ordinance of the Santa Clara Valley Water District limiting Board members, whether elected or appointed after the established effective date, from serving more than three successive 4-year terms; which sets forth the effect of partial terms; and which establishes an effective date of December 3, 2010, to be approved?

YES

NO

Measure E. parcel tax -- Foothill-De Anza Community College District
Fail: 73,404 / 58.00% Yes votes ...... 53,162 / 42.00% No votes
To protect Foothill College/De Anza College from State budget cuts, provide local funding that cannot be taken by the State, preserve affordable, quality education for students, including:
  • Core academic classes including math, science and writing;
  • training for careers in healthcare, nursing, paramedics, technology, engineering and sciences; and
  • preparing students to transfer to 4-year universities,
Shall Foothill/De Anza Community College District levy $69 per parcel annually for six years with citizen oversight and no money for administrators' salaries?

YES
NO

Measure G. Bonds -- San Jose/Evergreen Community College District
Pass: 111,032 / 58.81% Yes votes ...... 77,759 / 41.19% No votes
To better prepare San Jose City College/Evergreen College students for good paying jobs and transfer to four-year colleges, shall San Jose Evergreen Community College District upgrade, acquire, construct energy-efficient technology-driven teaching classrooms, labs, sites, facilities equipment for health/science, general education/job-training, upgrade outdated electrical, plumbing, heating/ventilation systems, by issuing $268 million in bonds at legal rates, qualifying for matching funds, with citizen oversight, no money for administrator salaries, all funds staying local?

BONDS YES
BONDS NO

Measure H. Bonds -- Santa Clara Unified School District
Pass: 21,839 / 64.44% Yes votes ...... 12,051 / 35.56% No votes
To upgrade school fire, safety and security systems, renovate and reopen closed schools, install solar panels to decrease energy costs and save money for classrooms, acquire sites for future schools and expand overcrowded schools; shall the Santa Clara Unified School District issue $81.1 million in general obligation bonds, at interest rates within legal limits, subject to an annual audit and with an independent citizens' oversight committee?

BONDS YES
BONDS NO

Measure I. Parcel Tax -- East Side Union High School District
Fail: 63,866 / 57.37% Yes votes ...... 47,465 / 42.63% No votes
To retain and attract excellent teachers and support staff, increase student access to science, technology, math and core academic classes required for college admission and careers, keep guidance counselors, continue to fund art, music and athletics and keep our schools safe and secure, shall the East Side Union High School District be authorized to levy $98 per parcel annually for six years with citizen oversight, an exemption for seniors, no money for administrator salaries, and guaranteed local control of funds?

YES

NO

Measure J. Bonds -- Franklin-McKinley School District
Pass: 10,860 / 69.91% Yes votes ...... 4,674 / 30.09% No votes
To provide safe, modern neighborhood schools with updated computer technology, maximize energy efficiency to save money, improve student learning for local elementary school students by acquiring, upgrading, constructing, equipping classrooms, site/facilities, science/computer labs, replacing aging roofs, plumbing, heating, ventilation/electrical systems, improving fire alarms, school security/earthquake safety, shall Franklin-McKinley School District issue $50,000,000 of bonds, with independent oversight, annual audits, no money for administrators' salaries, and all funds staying local?

BONDS YES
BONDS NO

Measure K. Bonds -- Moreland Elementary School District
Pass: 9,035 / 69.15% Yes votes ...... 4,031 / 30.85% No votes
Without increasing current tax rates and to continue providing high quality education for local students by upgrading science labs, updating computer learning technology, maximizing energy efficiency and water conservation to save money, acquiring, constructing, repairing, equipping classrooms/sites/facilities/equipment, upgrading fire and security systems, and improving disabled access, shall Moreland Elementary School District issue $55,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, with citizen oversight, annual audits, no funds for administrators' salaries and all funds staying in local schools?

BONDS YES
BONDS NO

Measure L. Parcel Tax -- Cambrian School District
Fail: 5,843 / 58.41% Yes votes ...... 4,160 / 41.59% No votes
To maintain high academic achievement for local students by providing strong core and accelerated academic programs like reading, writing, science and math, retaining quality teachers and supporting smaller class sizes, improving access to computers, technology, and libraries, shall Cambrian Elementary School District authorize an education parcel tax of $96 per year per parcel for six years, with citizen oversight, an exemption available for seniors, no funds used for administrators' salaries, and every dollar staying in our local schools?

YES

NO

Measure M. Business License Tax -- City of Campbell
Pass: 8,852 / 69.59% Yes votes ...... 3,869 / 30.41% No votes
To maintain/protect city services, including 911 emergency response times, firefighters, police patrols, crime prevention, city streets and pothole repair, after-school programs for children/teens and senior programs, shall the City of Campbell modify the existing business license tax set in 1982, with the cost for most businesses increasing $50 and limiting annual cost-of-living adjustments to 2%, with proceeds placed in the City's General Fund for local use and with independent annual financial audits?

YES

NO

Measure N. Transient Occupancy Tax -- City of Campbell
Pass: 9,254 / 73.16% Yes votes ...... 3,395 / 26.84% No votes
To help prevent additional budget cuts and maintain/protect city services, including 911 emergency response times, firefighters, police patrols, crime prevention, city streets and pothole repair, after-school programs for children/teens and nutrition programs for seniors, shall the City of Campbell increase the existing transient occupancy tax charged to hotel guests from 10% to 12% with proceeds placed in the City's General Fund for local use and with independent annual financial audits?

YES

NO

Measure O. Appointing City Clerk and Treasurer -- City of Campbell
Pass: 6,622 / 57.25% Yes votes ...... 4,944 / 42.75% No votes
Shall the offices of City Clerk and City Treasurer by appointive?

YES

NO

Measure P. Appointing City Clerk and Treasurer -- City of Morgan Hill
Fail: 5,158 / 45.97% Yes votes ...... 6,062 / 54.03% No votes
Shall the offices of City Clerk and City Treasurer be appointive?

YES

NO

Measure Q. Zoning -- City of Saratoga
Fail: 6,939 / 49.28% Yes votes ...... 7,143 / 50.72% No votes
Shall the City of Saratoga adopt an ordinance setting a two-story limit for buildings on land in Commercial and Professional and Administrative Office zoning districts in the City and requiring voter approval of any future change to the two-story limit on those lands?

YES

NO

Measure R. Firefighter Charter Amendment -- City of Palo Alto
Fail: 6,567 / 24.81% Yes votes ...... 19,906 / 75.19% No votes
Shall the Charter be amended to require the City to continuously maintain in all budgetary years at least the number of Fire Department Personnel authorized in the 2009-10 Annual Budget, and to prohibit the City from implementing any proposal to reduce fire staffing levels or close or relocate a fire station unless the City Council holds two public hearings, submits the measure to voters, and a majority of voters approve the proposal?

Measure S. Election Date Change -- City of Palo Alto
Pass: 19,509 / 76.27% Yes votes ...... 6,071 / 23.73% No votes
To consolidate with county and State elections and help reduce the City's election costs, shall Article 111, Section 3 of the Palo Alto City Charter be amended to change the City's general municipal elections to each even-numbered year, with the next election scheduled for 2012, and to extend the terms of all current council members by one year in order to complete the transition to even-numbered year elections?

Measure T. Utility Users Tax -- City of Mountain View
Pass: 14,993 / 70.11% Yes votes ...... 6,393 / 29.89% No votes
Without increasing the tax rate residents and businesses currently pay, shall the City of Mountain View adopt an ordinance to update its Utility Users Tax, that would ensure equal treatment of taxpayers regardless of telecommunications technology used and provide funds to preserve essential services including: fire protection; rapid emergency response and crime prevention; library hours and services; gang prevention programs; and maintenance of city parks, playgrounds and athletic fields; with independent audits and all revenue staying in Mountain View?

YES

NO

Measure U. Marijuana Business Tax -- City of San Jose
Pass: 184,305 / 78.33% Yes votes ...... 50,992 / 21.67% No votes
In order to provide funding for essential City services such as police, fire, emergency response, street maintenance, pothole repair, parks, libraries and youth and senior programs, shall an ordinance be adopted to impose a tax at a rate of up to 10% of gross receipts on marijuana businesses in San Jose, subject to existing independent financial audits, with all revenue controlled by the City?

YES

NO

Measure V. Binding Arbitration -- City of San Jose
Pass: 148,368 / 66.41% Yes votes ...... 75,038 / 33.59% No votes
To provide fiscal stability, control costs and maintain City services to residents, shall the Charter be amended to permit binding arbitration only if outside arbitrators are (1) required to base awards to employees primarily on the City's ability to pay; and (2) prohibited from; creating any unfunded liability for the City, increasing police and firefighter compensation more than the rate of increase in General Fund revenues, or granting retroactive benefits?

YES

NO

Measure W. Pension Reform -- City of San Jose
Pass: 162,367 / 72.14% Yes votes ...... 62,710 / 27.86% No votes
To provide fiscal stability, control costs and maintain City Services to residents, shall the Charter be amended to allow the Council, by ordinance and subject to the requirements of applicable law, to exclude any officer or employee hired on or after the ordinance's effective date from any retirement plan or benefit of any plan then in existence and to require that any new or different plan shall be actuarially sound?

YES

NO

Santa Cruz County
Measure H. Utility Tax to Include Changes In Technology and Laws -- City of Santa Cruz
Pass: 13,942 / 63.26% Yes votes ...... 8,096 / 36.74% No votes
Summary:

To preserve the safety and quality of life of the City of Santa Cruz through City services--including law enforcement, fire protection, emergency medical response, park maintenance and youth programs--and to ensure that all taxpayers are treated fairly, shall the City's existing utility users tax be broadened to include changes in technology and laws, and increased by 1.5%, while including protections for low-income residents and seniors, and ensuring that all funds remain local?

Measure Z. Bonds -- Aromas-San Juan Unified School District
Pass: 12 / 66.67% Yes votes ...... 6 / 33.33% No votes
Summary:

To improve the quality of public education, attract qualified teachers, provide up-to-date science labs/classrooms/ technology without increasing current tax rates, shall Aromas San Juan Unified School District equip classrooms with effective heating and cooling systems, upgrade aging plumbing, lighting/electrical systems, renovate restrooms, cafeteria, pay off facilities loans, repair, construct school facilities/acquire equipment, by issuing $9,700,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with mandatory audits, independent citizen oversight, no administrator salaries, and all money staying local?

Solano County
Measure B. Special Tax -- Travis Unified School District
Fail: 2,146 / 43.34% Yes votes ...... 2,805 / 56.66% No votes
To minimize the loss of teaching positions, increases in class sizes, cuts in reading, math and other programs and to provide students with high-quality classroom programs and student services, shall the Travis Unified School District be authorized beginning July 1, 2011 to levy a qualified special tax of $250 per taxable parcel per year for 3 years with exemptions for seniors and all expenditures reviewed by a citizens' oversight committee?

Measure C. Parcel Tax -- Benicia Unified School District
Fail: 7,390 / 63.42% Yes votes ...... 4,263 / 36.58% No votes
To minimize the loss of teaching positions, increases in class sizes, cuts in reading, math and other programs; and to provide students with high-quality classroom programs and student services, shall the Benicia Unified School District be authorized to levy an annual parcel tax of $58 per residence and $58 per parcel of commercial or industrial property, for 6 years with exemptions for seniors, and expenditures reviewed by a citizens' oversight committee?

Measure D. Bonds -- Dixon Unified School District
Fail: 2,830 / 46.96% Yes votes ...... 3,196 / 53.04% No votes
To acquire, construct, repair, and improve classrooms and support facilities, including career technical and vocational facilities, increase student access to modern technology, provide utility and energy efficiency improvements, and purchase leased facilities to reduce operating costs and put more money in the classroom, shall the Dixon Unified School District be authorized to issue up to $32,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with an independent Citizens' Oversight Committee, annual audits, and no projected increase in overall tax rates?

Sonoma County
Measure A. Bond -- Calistoga Joint Unified School District
Pass: 184 / 67.4% Yes votes ...... 89 / 32.6% No votes
To renovate and improve Calistoga schools, improve school libraries, upgrade classrooms, modernize computer networks, build a new gym and a cafeteria, install solar energy systems, replace aging roofs, old heating, electrical, plumbing, cooling and ventilation systems with energy efficient systems, shall the Calistoga Joint Unified School District be authorized to issue $42,000,000 in bonds, at legal interest rates, with no funds for administrator salaries and all expenditures monitored by an independent Citizens' Oversight Committee?

Measure G. Bond -- Cloverdale Unified School District
Pass: 2,096 / 55.6% Yes votes ...... 1,673 / 44.4% No votes
To improve the quality of education, improve energy efficiency by installing solar panels; modernize outdated classrooms, restrooms, and school facilities; increase student access to computers and modern technology throughout the District; and upgrade inadequate electrical systems; shall the Cloverdale Unified School District issue $17,000,000 of bonds at legal interest rates, have an independent citizens' oversight committee and use No money for administrator or teacher salaries?

Measure H. Bond -- Sonoma Valley Unified School District
Pass: 10,581 / 67.6% Yes votes ...... 5,068 / 32.4% No votes
To improve student achievement, college/job preparation and help prevent budget cuts by making neighborhood schools energy efficient with solar panels, energy efficient windows and water conservation improvements, allowing savings to improve classrooms; upgrading technology; and modernizing/equipping classrooms, career/technical education, libraries, and computer/science labs; shall Sonoma Valley Unified School District issue $40,000,000 in bonds, at legal rates, under a no-tax-rate-increase financing plan, with annual audits, citizens' oversight and no money for administrators' salaries?

Measure I. Bond -- West Sonoma County Union High School District
Pass: 15,375 / 67.4% Yes votes ...... 7,439 / 32.6% No votes
To improve the quality of education, improve energy efficiency by installing solar panels; modernize outdated classrooms and facilities; replace outdated heating ventilation and air conditioning systems; upgrade inadequate electrical systems; and improve physical education fields and facilities for school and community use; shall the West Sonoma County Union High School District issue $23,800,000 of bonds at legal interest rates, have an independent citizens' oversight committee and use no money for administrator or teacher salaries or be taken by the state?

Measure J. Bond -- Bennett Valley Union School District
Pass: 2,976 / 62.9% Yes votes ...... 1,756 / 37.1% No votes
To improve the quality of education, renovate classrooms and facilities, replace leaky roofs, improve energy efficiency including installing solar panels, make health and safety improvements, replace outdated heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems, improve physical education fields, and upgrade electrical/technology systems, shall Bennett Valley Union School District acquire, construct, repair, equip school facilities by issuing $10,600,000 of bonds at legal interest rates, have an independent citizens' oversight committee and have No money used for administrative or teacher salaries?

Measure K. Bond -- Forestville Union School District
Pass: 2,104 / 66.1% Yes votes ...... 1,079 / 33.9% No votes
To improve the quality of education by making health and safety improvements, modernizing and renovating classrooms, improving energy efficiency, modernizing playgrounds, replacing 40-year-old dilapidated temporary portables, improving technology, upgrading computers and replacing outdated windows, shall the Forestville Union School District issue $5,100,000 in bonds at interest rates within the legal limit, with an independent citizens' oversight committee, no bond money for administrator or teacher salaries and no bond money taken by the State?

Measure L. Bond -- Piner-Olivet Union School District
Pass: 3,006 / 55.4% Yes votes ...... 2,423 / 44.6% No votes
To provide funds to acquire, construct and improve classrooms and facilities, expand student access to computers and technology, and provide renewable energy and related improvements to better maintain schools and reduce annual operating costs, shall Piner-Olivet Union School District be authorized to issue up to $20,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with a Citizens' Oversight Committee and annual audits, and no money used for administrative salaries?

Measure M. Bond -- Twin Hills Union School District
Pass: 1,975 / 64.8% Yes votes ...... 1,071 / 35.2% No votes
To qualify for State matching grants; reduce annual school operating costs by installing solar energy improvements and eliminating leases; replace portables and construct permanent libraries at Apple Blossom School and Twin Hills Middle School; and to construct a technology center and expand student access to computers and technology, shall the Twin Hills Union School District be authorized to issue up to $11,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with citizens' oversight and independent annual performance and financial audits?

Measure N. Civil Service Ordinance Amendment -- County of Sonoma
Pass: 87,550 / 59.6% Yes votes ...... 59,440 / 40.4% No votes
Shall the Sonoma County Civil Service Ordinance be amended to provide that the director of human resources be appointed by the Board of Supervisors and to add the director of human resources to the list of unclassified employees?

Measure O. Urban Growth Boundary Extension -- City of Santa Rosa
Pass: 32,487 / 67.1% Yes votes ...... 15,928 / 32.9% No votes
Shall the voters of the City of Santa Rosa adopt an ordinance amending section 17-28.010 of the Santa Rosa City Code to extend Santa Rosa's Urban Growth Boundary ordinance until December 31, 2035?

Measure P. Sales Tax -- City of Santa Rosa
Pass: 30,119 / 57.0% Yes votes ...... 22,759 / 43.0% No votes
THE CITY OF SANTA ROSA VITAL CITY SERVICES MEASURE. To help maintain essential City services including police and fire protection; violent and gang-crime prevention; pedestrian safety; property and nuisancerelated crime prevention; street paving and pothole repair; park safety; and recreation and youth programs, shall the City of Santa Rosa enact a one-quarter cent sales tax for eight years, with all revenue staying in the City and subject to annual, independent audits and public expenditure reports?

Measure Q. Urban Growth Boundary -- City of Cloverdale
Pass: 1,593 / 56.1% Yes votes ...... 1,249 / 43.9% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted creating an Urban Growth Boundary for the City of Cloverdale?

Measure R. Office of City Clerk Be Appointive -- City of Cloverdale
Pass: 1,412 / 51.8% Yes votes ...... 1,314 / 48.2% No votes
Shall the office of Cloverdale City Clerk be appointive?

Measure S. Office of City Treasurer Be Appointive -- City of Cloverdale
Fail: 1,254 / 45.8% Yes votes ...... 1,484 / 54.2% No votes
Shall the office of Cloverdale City Treasurer be appointive?

Measure T. Urban Growth Boundary Extension -- City of Petaluma
Pass: 13,962 / 65.3% Yes votes ...... 7,428 / 34.7% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to change the expiration of Petaluma's Urban Growth Boundary (UGB) from December 31, 2018 to December 31, 2025?

Measure U. Reduce Wastewater Service Rates -- City of Petaluma
Fail: 9,123 / 44.0% Yes votes ...... 11,616 / 56.0% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted to reduce City of Petaluma wastewater service rates to rates in effect on January 1, 2006?

Measure V. Special Tax -- Forestville Fire Protection District
Pass: 2,130 / 73.7% Yes votes ...... 760 / 26.3% No votes
Shall Forestville Fire Protection District Ordinance No. 09/10-01 be approved, authorizing the District to impose and levy a new special tax having a flat rate of $75 per improved parcel of real property within the Fire Protection District, to assist in meeting the costs of providing authorized services and exercising other rights and powers of the District?

Measure W. Vehicle Fee -- Sonoma County Transportation Authority District
Fail: 73,997 / 43.0% Yes votes ...... 97,944 / 57.0% No votes
Sonoma County Transportation Improvement Measure: In order to fill pot holes, build more bicycle and pedestrian safety projects, create a countywide Safe Routes to School program and sustain and improve local bus service throughout Sonoma County, shall the Sonoma County Transportation Authority establish a $10 annual vehicle license fee?

Stanislaus County
Measure G. Transient Occupancy Tax -- City of Riverbank
Fail: 1,790 / 40.63% Yes votes ...... 2,616 / 59.37% No votes
Shall an ordinance amending Section 34.47 of the Code of the City of Riverbank, providing that "for the privilege of occupancy in any hotel, each transient is subject and shall pay a tax in the amount of 9% of the rent charged by the operator", be adopted? If Measure G passes the transient occupancy tax rate as set forth in Section 34.47 of the Riverbank City Code would be increased from 4% to 9%?

Measure H. School District Bond -- Hughson Unified School District
Fail: 1,533 / 40.80% Yes votes ...... 2,224 / 59.20% No votes
To improve the quality of education, modernize and renovate the high school, improve energy efficiency to reduce operating costs, build a science building at the high school, upgrade technology and inadequate electrical systems, and improve and expand physical education fields and facilities, shall the Hughson Unified School District issue $21,000,000 of bonds at legal interest rates, have an independent citizens' oversight committee and NO money used for administrative or teacher salaries or be taken by the state?

Measure I. School Bond -- Waterford Unified School District
Fail: 849 / 38.78% Yes votes ...... 1,340 / 61.22% No votes
To improve the quality of education; construct a career technical education building for shop, science, and technology classes; upgrade outdated heating, ventilation and air conditioning systems; improve technology and inadequate electrical systems; modernize outdated classrooms and school facilities; and improve energy efficiency; shall the Waterford Unified School District issue $11,000,000 of bonds at legal interest rates, have an independent citizens' oversight committee and have NO money used for administrative or teacher salaries or be taken by the state?

Measure J. Charter Amendment Related to Run-off -- City of Modesto
Pass: 28,007 / 63.68% Yes votes ...... 15,972 / 36.32% No votes
Shall Section 300 of the Modesto City Charter be amended to eliminate run-off elections for Council districts and continue,if necessary,run-off elections for the position of Mayor, to be held on the first Tuesday in February of each even numbered year, commencing with the year 2012 and delete irrelevant dates?

Measure K. Charter Amendment Related to Definition of Votes -- City of Modesto
Pass: 28,340 / 65.14% Yes votes ...... 15,168 / 34.86% No votes
Shall Section 300 of the Modesto City Charter be amended to clarify that any run-off election, if necessary, shall be conducted if any candidate for a particular office does not receive a majority of the valid votes cast for that office in a regular municipal election and to delete irrelevant dates?

Measure L. Provision of Sewer Service to Parklawn Neighborhood -- City of Modesto
Pass: 26,218 / 58.27% Yes votes ...... 18,778 / 41.73% No votes
Shall the City Council provide sewer service to the following unincorporated county area described below? The unincorporated area known as the "Parklawn Neighborhood" which is described generally as the area bounded by Hatch Road on north, Pearson Avenue/Union Pacific Railroad on west, Nelson Way extended from the centerline of Nelson Way westerly to Union Pacific Railroad on south, and Morgan Road/Union Pacific Railroad on east.

Measure M. Term of Mayor -- City of Patterson
Fail: 1,373 / 37.75% Yes votes ...... 2,264 / 62.25% No votes
Shall the term of office of Mayor be changed from two (2) years to four (4) years effective at the election for Mayor on November 6, 2012?

Ventura County
Measure G. Utility Users Tax -- City of Port Hueneme
Pass: 3,284 / 77.60% Yes votes ...... 948 / 22.40% No votes
Shall an ordinance of the City of Port Hueneme, California, amending Article V, Chapter 4 of the Port Hueneme Municipal Code replacing the Telephone Users tax regulations with Modern Communication Services tax regulations and reducing the tax rate from 4% to 3.75% be adopted?

Measure H. Parcel Tax -- Ventura Unified School District
Fail: 24,491 / 59.36% Yes votes ...... 16,767 / 40.64% No votes
To maintain/improve academic programs including reading, writing, science and math; fund computer technology, music and arts; retain highly qualified teachers and minimize class-size increases; shall Ventura USD raise $4.5 million per year for four years through a parcel tax at a rate described in the voter pamphlet, provided there is independent citizens' oversight, senior exemptions, and all funds are spent on neighborhood schools and cannot be taken by the State and used elsewhere?


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