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November 8, 2016 — California General Election
Ballot and voting information for Alameda County.
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November 8, 2016California General Election

Election Results

Statewide Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting.
  • Voter Turnout: 75.3%.

Alameda County Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting.
  • Voter Turnout: 75.4%.

Ballot Measures

State of California

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Prop. 51 — Bonds for School Facilities

Passed 7,516,142 votes yes (55.2%) 6,104,294 votes no (44.8%)

Authorizes $9 billion in general obligation bonds for new construction and modernization of K-12 public school facilities; charter schools and vocational education facilities; and California Community Colleges facilities. 

Prop. 52 — Private Hospital Fees for Medi-Cal

Passed 9,427,714 votes yes (70.1%) 4,026,710 votes no (29.9%)

This proposition is both an Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. It extends indefinitely an existing statute that imposes fees on hospitals to fund Medi-Cal health care services, care for uninsured patients, and children’s health coverage.

Prop. 53 — Public Vote on Revenue Bonds

Failed 6,508,909 votes yes (49.4%) 6,660,555 votes no (50.6%)

Requires statewide voter approval before any revenue bonds can be issued or sold by the state for certain projects if the bond amount exceeds $2 billion.

Prop. 54 — Changes to the Legislative Process

Passed 8,607,266 votes yes (65.4%) 4,559,903 votes no (34.6%)

This proposition prohibits the Legislature from passing any bill unless published on the Internet for 72 hours before a vote; requires the Legislature to record its proceedings and post them on the Internet; and it authorizes the use of recordings.

Prop. 55 — Extend Tax on High Income

Passed 8,594,273 votes yes (63.3%) 4,988,329 votes no (36.7%)

Extends by twelve years the temporary personal income tax increases enacted in 2012 on earnings over $250,000, with revenues allocated to K-12 schools, California Community Colleges, and, in certain years, healthcare. 

Prop. 56 — Tobacco Tax

Passed 8,980,448 votes yes (64.4%) 4,957,994 votes no (35.6%)

This proposition increases cigarette tax by $2.00 per pack, with equivalent increase on other tobacco products and electronic cigarettes containing nicotine.

Prop. 57 — Parole, Sentencing and Court Procedures

Passed 8,790,723 votes yes (64.5%) 4,847,354 votes no (35.5%)

This proposition is both an Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. It allows parole consideration for nonviolent felons; authorizes sentence credits for rehabilitation, good behavior, and education; and provides that a juvenile court judge decides whether a juvenile will be prosecuted as adult.

Prop. 58 — English Language Education

Passed 9,994,454 votes yes (73.5%) 3,598,855 votes no (26.5%)

Preserves requirement that public schools ensure students obtain English language proficiency. Requires school districts to solicit parent/community input in developing language acquisition programs. Requires instruction to ensure English acquisition as rapidly and effectively as possible. Authorizes school districts to establish dual-language immersion programs for both native and non-native English speakers.

Prop. 59 — Political Spending Advisory Question

Passed 6,845,943 votes yes (53.2%) 6,027,084 votes no (46.8%)

Asks whether California’s elected officials should use their authority to propose and ratify an amendment to the federal Constitution overturning the United States Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Citizens United ruled that laws placing certain limits on political spending by corporations and unions are unconstitutional.

Prop. 60 — Condoms in Adult Films

Failed 6,168,388 votes yes (46.3%) 7,146,039 votes no (53.7%)

Requires adult film performers to use condoms during filming of sexual intercourse. Requires producers to pay for performer vaccinations, testing, and medical examinations. Requires producers to post condom requirement at film sites.

Prop. 61 — Prescription Drug Costs

Failed 6,254,342 votes yes (46.8%) 7,109,642 votes no (53.2%)

Prohibits state from buying any prescription drug from a drug manufacturer at price over lowest price paid for the drug by United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Exempts managed care programs funded through Medi-Cal.

Prop. 62 — Repealing the Death Penalty

Failed 6,361,788 votes yes (46.8%) 7,218,625 votes no (53.2%)

Repeals death penalty and replaces it with life imprisonment without possibility of parole. Applies retroactively to existing death sentences. Increases the portion of life inmates’ wages that may be applied to victim restitution. 

Prop. 63 — Gun and Ammunition Sales

Passed 8,663,159 votes yes (63.1%) 5,070,772 votes no (36.9%)

Requires background check and Department of Justice authorization to purchase ammunition. Prohibits possession of large-capacity ammunition magazines. Establishes procedures for enforcing laws prohibiting firearm possession by specified persons. Requires Department of Justice’s participation in federal National Instant Criminal Background Check System. 

Prop. 64 — Making Recreational Marijuana Legal

Passed 7,979,041 votes yes (57.1%) 5,987,020 votes no (42.9%)

Legalizes marijuana under state law, for use by adults 21 or older. Imposes state taxes on sales and cultivation. Provides for industry licensing and establishes standards for marijuana products. Allows local regulation and taxation.

Prop. 65 — Money from Carry-Out Bags

Failed 6,222,547 votes yes (46.1%) 7,276,478 votes no (53.9%)

Redirects money collected by grocery and certain other retail stores through mandated sale of carryout bags. Requires stores to deposit bag sale proceeds into a special fund to support specified environmental projects. 

Prop. 66 — Death Penalty Court Procedures

Passed 6,626,159 votes yes (51.1%) 6,333,731 votes no (48.9%)

Changes procedures governing state court challenges to death sentences. Designates superior court for initial petitions and limits successive petitions. Requires appointed attorneys who take noncapital appeals to accept death penalty appeals. Exempts prison officials from existing regulation process for developing execution methods. 

Prop. 67 — Plastic Bag Ban

Passed 7,228,900 votes yes (53.3%) 6,340,322 votes no (46.7%)

A “Yes” vote approves, and a “No” vote rejects, a statute that prohibits grocery and other stores from providing customers single-use plastic or paper carryout bags but permits sale of recycled paper bags and reusable bags.

County
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Alameda County
Ballot Measures

Measure A1

Passed 456,705 votes yes (73.3%) 166,320 votes no (26.7%)

To provide affordable local housing and prevent displacement of vulnerable populations, including low- and moderate-income households, veterans, seniors, and persons with disabilities; provide supportive housing for homeless people countywide; and help low- and middle-income households purchase homes and stay in their communities; shall the County of Alameda issue up to $580 million in general obligation bonds to acquire or improve real property, subject to independent citizen oversight and regular audits?

Local
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City of Berkeley
Ballot Measures

Measure AA — Amend the rent stabilization ordinance to affect owner move-in evictions

Passed 39,332 votes yes (73.16%) 14,427 votes no (26.84%)

Shall an ordinance amending the Rent Stabilization Ordinance to: prohibit owner move-in evictions of families with children during the academic year; increase the amount of relocation assistance required for owner move-in evictions to $15,000 with additional $5,000 for certain tenants; clarify protections for elderly/disabled tenants; require filing of eviction notices; change the source of interest rates for security deposits; and clarify exemptions and penalties to conform with state law, be adopted?

Measure BB — An ordinance to increase the minimum wage, sponsored by the City

Failed 18,628 votes yes (34.06%) 36,063 votes no (65.94%)

Shall an ordinance: (1) amending the City's existing minimum wage ordinance to increase the minimum wage to $15 per hour for all employees in the City of Berkeley by October 1, 2019, and thereafter by the CPI, with exemptions for youth in job training programs and a $1.50 health benefit credit; (2) requiring that service charges be distributed to the employees who provide the services; and (3) mandating paid sick leave for employees, be adopted?

Measure CC — Initiative measure on increasing the minimum wage

Failed 18,850 votes yes (34.69%) 35,490 votes no (65.31%)

Shall an ordinance: increasing the City's existing minimum wage to $15 per hour on October 1, 2017, with annual increases based on the CPI + 3% beginning January 1, 2019 until it reaches $16.37 per hour in 2016 dollars, and thereafter based on the CPI; eliminating exemptions for youth in job training programs; requiring that hospitality service charges be distributed to the employees who provide the services; and mandating paid sick leave for employees be adopted?

Measure DD — Increasing the tax on gross receipts for landlords

Failed 16,328 votes yes (29.05%) 39,874 votes no (70.95%)

Shall an ordinance permanently increasing the gross receipts tax on owners of three or more residential rental units from 1.081% to 1.5%, prohibiting landlords from passing the tax on to sitting tenants except as allowed by law, and authorizing the Council to create a citizen panel to make recommendations on increasing affordable housing and protecting residents from homelessness be adopted?

Financial Implications: This amendment is estimated to raise approximately $1,400,000 annually, increasing with rents.

Measure T1 — Bond measure to raise funds for improving City infrastructure

Passed 50,413 votes yes (86.6%) 7,800 votes no (13.4%)

Shall the City of Berkeley issue general obligation bonds not exceeding $100,000,000 to repair, renovate, replace, or reconstruct the City's aging infrastructure and facilities, including sidewalks, storm drains, parks, streets, senior and recreation centers, and other important City facilities and buildings?

Financial Implications: The average annual cost over the 40-year period the bonds are outstanding would be approximately $21, $90, and $128, respectively, for homes with assessed valuations of $100,000, $425,000, and $600,000.

Measure U1 — Proposed gross receipts tax increase for landlords

Passed 43,014 votes yes (74.93%) 14,389 votes no (25.07%)

Shall an ordinance permanently increasing the gross receipts tax on owners of five or more residential rental units be increased from 1.081% to 2.880%, prohibiting landlords from passing the tax on to sitting tenants, and directing the Housing Advisory Commission to make recommendations on funding and programs to increase affordable housing and protect Berkeley residents from homelessness, be adopted?

Financial Implications: This amendment is estimated to raise approximately $3,900,000 annually, increasing with rents.

Measure V1 — Increasing the GANN appropriation limit to permit expenditure of tax revenues already approved

Passed 47,070 votes yes (87.69%) 6,608 votes no (12.31%)

Shall the City's appropriation limit under Article XIIIB of the California Constitution be increased to allow expenditure of the proceeds of City taxes and income from the investment of those taxes for fiscal years 2017 through 2020?

Financial Implications: This measure would not increase taxes or impose a new tax. It would authorize the City to continue to spend the proceeds of already- approved taxes for FY 2017 through 2020.

Measure W1 — How the boundaries of the City Council districts will be drawn

Passed 48,209 votes yes (88.14%) 6,489 votes no (11.86%)

Shall the Charter of the City of Berkeley be amended to provide that the council district redistricting that occurs every ten years after the federal census shall be conducted by a citizens redistricting commission that is independent of the City Council?

Measure X1 — Changing the rules for financing local elections

Passed 33,921 votes yes (64.85%) 18,387 votes no (35.15%)

Shall a City Charter amendment and ordinance to allocate approximately $500,000 annually from the General Fund, not to exceed $2,000,000 over any four years, to provide those candidates for Mayor and Council who only accept contributions of $50 or less per donor with a matching payment of six times the amount of each contribution from Berkeley residents, up to $120,000 per participating Mayoral candidate and $40,000 per participating Council candidate, be adopted?

Measure Y1 — Lowering the voting age for local School Director races

Passed 38,459 votes yes (70.31%) 16,243 votes no (29.69%)

Shall the City of Berkeley Charter be amended to authorize the City Council to allow persons aged 16 and 17 years old who would otherwise be eligible to vote, to vote for the office of School Director, provided no City funds could be used for any related expenses, such voting is technically workable and would not prevent consolidation with county elections, and would not result in any increased election costs to the City?

Measure Z1 — Authorizing the City to pursue more affordable housing

Passed 44,574 votes yes (83.34%) 8,912 votes no (16.66%)

Shall any federal, state or local public entity be empowered to develop, construct or acquire an additional 500 units of low-rent housing in the City of Berkeley for persons of low income? 

City of Hayward
Ballot Measures

Measure EE

Passed 26,729 votes yes (60.63%) 17,357 votes no (39.37%)

To assure local control and close on-going deficits, shall the City of Hayward be authorized to enact a general tax ordinance not exceeding 15% of gross sales for all products associated with medical or adult use of cannabis, from cultivation, distribution, manufacturing, and retailing of cannabis or products derived therefrom, if the City of Hayward permits cannabis business activities, such tax to be in addition to any other taxes imposed by the City of Hayward or the State of California?

City of Livermore
Ballot Measures

Measure FF

Passed 30,226 votes yes (81.15%) 7,020 votes no (18.85%)

Shall the ordinance affirming and readopting the open space designation "OSP Parks, Trail Ways, Recreation Corridors and Protected Areas" in Land Use Element for the 2003-2025 City of Livermore General Plan for the Springtown Golf Course, except for the Springtown Library and the Springtown Association parcel, be adopted?

City of Newark
Ballot Measures

Measure GG

Passed 9,373 votes yes (61%) 5,993 votes no (39%)

To upgrade City of Newark facilities and services, including replacing the seismically unsafe police operations/emergency operations center to survive an earthquake; providing updated crime-fighting technology; replacing aging library/city facilities with buildings meeting safety codes; providing disabled access and senior/teen/children 's facilities; and other facilities and services; shall the City of Newark enact a one-half cent sales tax, providing $3,500,000 annually, for 25 years, with annual audits, independent citizens' oversight, and all funds spent locally?

City of Oakland
Ballot Measures

Measure II

Passed 76,393 votes yes (53.11%) 67,449 votes no (46.89%)

Shall the Charter of the City of Oakland be amended to Increase the Maximum Lease Term of City-Owned Real Property From Sixty-Six Years To Ninety-Nine Years?

Measure JJ

Passed 124,282 votes yes (75.24%) 40,895 votes no (24.76%)

Shall Oakland's Just Cause For Eviction and Rent Adjustment Ordinances be amended by: (1) extending just-cause eviction requirements from residential rental units offered for rent on or before October 14, 1980 to those approved for occupancy before December 31, 1995; and (2) requiring landlords to request approval from the City before increasing rents by more than the cost-of-living adjustment allowed by City law?

Measure KK

Passed 139,450 votes yes (82.11%) 30,390 votes no (17.89%)

To improve public safety and invest in neighborhoods throughout Oakland by re-paving streets to remove potholes, rebuilding cracked and deteriorating sidewalks, funding bicycle and pedestrian safety improvements, funding affordable housing for Oaklanders, and providing funds for facility improvements, such as, neighborhood recreation centers, playgrounds, and libraries, shall the City of Oakland issue $600 million in bonds, subject to independent citizen oversight and regular audits?

Measure LL

Passed 137,032 votes yes (83.19%) 27,695 votes no (16.81%)

Shall Oakland's City Charter be amended to establish: (1) a Police Commission of civilian commissioners to oversee the Police Department by reviewing and proposing changes to Department policies and procedures, requiring the Mayor to appoint any new Chief of Police from a list of candidates provided by the Commission, and having the authority to terminate the Chief of Police for cause; and (2) a Community Police Review Agency to investigate complaints of police misconduct and recommend discipline?

 

Measure HH

Passed 107,405 votes yes (61.35%) 67,655 votes no (38.65%)

 Shall the City of Oakland impose a 1 cent per ounce general tax on the distribution of sugar-sweetened beverages, including products such as sodas, sports drinks, sweetened teas, energy drinks, but exempting: milk products, 100% juice, baby formula, diet drinks, or drinks taken for medical reasons; and providing an exemption for small businesses?

 

City of Alameda
Ballot Measures

Measure K1 — Reaffirming Utility transfer to General Fund and Amending Utility Users Tax Ordinance

Passed 25,451 votes yes (72.92%) 9,454 votes no (27.08%)

To maintain funding for essential services, such as police, fire, parks and libraries, without raising tax rates or electric charges, shall the City of Alameda amend its Charter to reaffirm the continuous annual transfer of approximately $3.7 million from Alameda Municipal Power to the City, adjust future transfer amounts for inflation, and modernize the existing Utility Users Tax ordinance to reflect new and evolving technologies so that all taxpayers are treated equally regardless of technology?

Measure L1 — Rent Review, Rent Stabilization and Limitations on Evictions Ordinance

Passed 20,167 votes yes (55.51%) 16,164 votes no (44.49%)

Shall the voters adopt the City's March 31, 2016 Rent Stabilization Ordinance, which (a) limits residential rent increases to once annually, (b) requires mediation for all residential rent increases above 5%, including binding decisions on rent increases for most rental units, (c) restricts reasons for evictions, (d) requires landlords to pay relocation fees when terminating certain tenancies, and (e) permits the City Council to amend the ordinance to address changing concerns and conditions?

Measure M1 — THE ALAMEDA RENTER PROTECTION AND COMMUNITY STABILIZATION CHARTER AMENDMENT

Failed 12,281 votes yes (34.07%) 23,768 votes no (65.93%)

Shall the City Charter be amended to (a) limit annual residential rent increases for certain units to 65% of the percentage increase in the Consumer Price Index, (b) create an elected Rent Control Board separate from the City with authority to hire staff, impose fees on landlords for program funding and assess penalties, (c) limit the reasons for terminating tenancies and (d) require rental property owners to pay relocation fees to tenants when terminating certain tenancies?

City of Pleasanton
Ballot Measures

Measure MM

Failed 12,849 votes yes (37.37%) 21,532 votes no (62.63%)

Shall the ordinance proposing to amend the City of Pleasanton's General Plan to prohibit retail uses of 50,000 square feet or greater, larger scale retail and club retail, in the Johnson Drive Economic Development Zone be adopted?

City of Albany
Ballot Measures

Measure N1 — Ordinance to make changes in residential parking requirements

Passed 5,139 votes yes (64.74%) 2,799 votes no (35.26%)

Shall an ordinance authorizing the Albany City Council to amend the residential parking requirements established by Measure D (enacted by the Albany voters in 1978), after following the normal procedures for amending City Zoning Ordinances, be adopted?

Measure O1

Passed 6,282 votes yes (71.66%) 2,485 votes no (28.34%)

Shall an ordinance enacting a one cent per ounce general tax, providing approximately $223,000 annually with no expiration date, on the distribution of sugar-sweetened beverages and sweeteners used to sweeten such drinks, but exempting: (1) sweeteners typically used by consumers and distributed to grocery stores; (2) drinks and sweeteners distributed to small retailers; (3) milk products, 100% juice, baby formula, alcohol, or drinks taken for medical reasons, be adopted?

Measure P1 — Adding a parcel tax to raise money for repairing sidewalks

Passed 6,872 votes yes (78.6%) 1,871 votes no (21.4%)

To repair and upgrade aging and deteriorating public sidewalks and remove obstructions so that Albany sidewalks are safe and accessible by pedestrians, including people with disabilities that affect mobility, shall the City of Albany enact a special parcel tax ($38.65 annually for most single-family parcels, other parcel types at specified rates) for 10 years providing approximately $203,000 annually, with annual public reports and all proceeds to be spent in Albany?

Measure Q1 — Miscellaneous amendments to the city charter

Passed 5,911 votes yes (78.29%) 1,639 votes no (21.71%)

Shall the Albany City Charter be amended to authorize the City Council to establish procedures for filling a vacancy in an elective office by appointment, permit quarterly meetings of the Police and Fire Pension Board and change eligibility requirements for Board members, authorize the City Council to set fees for copies of official records, make the language within the Charter gender neutral, and make numerous other administrative, technical and clarifying changes?

Measure R1

Passed 5,451 votes yes (76.71%) 1,655 votes no (23.29%)

Shall the Albany City Charter be amended to dissolve the City's Civil Service Board and to add a definition for the term "classified service"?

Measure S1 — Removing term limits for the Albany School Board

Failed 2,643 votes yes (34.28%) 5,066 votes no (65.72%)

Shall the Albany City Charter be amended to remove term limits for the Albany Unified School District School Board of Education Members, this provision to take effect on January 1, 2023?

City of San Leandro
Ballot Measures

Measure NN

Passed 22,710 votes yes (75.23%) 7,476 votes no (24.77%)

To maintain and enhance the City of San Leandro, with funding that cannot be taken by Sacramento, including: social services, public art, programs that celebrate diversity, multilingual programming and other general city services, shall the City of San Leandro levy an ongoing tax of up to10% of gross receipts of cannabis (marijuana) businesses in the city, providing $500,000 annually, requiring independent citizen oversight, financial audits, and that all funds stay in the City of San Leandro?

Measure OO

Passed 19,363 votes yes (65.88%) 10,030 votes no (34.12%)

To maintain and enhance the City of San Leandro, with funding that cannot be taken by Sacramento, including: enhancing City infrastructure and general City services, shall the City of San Leandro modify the ongoing business license tax to reduce taxes for small businesses, charge 10 percent of gross receipts for parking lots, and charge $100 per 1,000 square feet of warehouse and distribution space, providing $800,000 annually, requiring independent taxpayer oversight, and all funds stay in San Leandro?

Measure PP

Passed 20,463 votes yes (68.92%) 9,229 votes no (31.08%)

To maintain and enhance the City of San Leandro, with funding that cannot be taken by Sacramento, including: enhancing library programming for children, more space for books, reference materials and public access computers, enhancing parks and infrastructure, and other general City services, shall the City of San Leandro increase the ongoing transient occupancy tax charged to hotel guests from 10% to 14%, providing $200,000 annually, requiring independent citizen oversight, financial audits, and all funds staying in the City of San Leandro.

City of Union City
Ballot Measures

Measure QQ —  Extend, voter­ approved local funding to maintain public safety services 

Passed 18,741 votes yes (78.16%) 5,236 votes no (21.84%)

To maintain essential police/ fire services, including maintaining 911 emergency response times, paramedic services /neighborhood police patrols; keeping fire stations open /maintaining fire prevention services; enhancing public school safety; and maintaining youth violence prevention/gang intervention programs; shall Union City extend its existing voter approved public safety services measure, with an average rate of $123 per residential parcel, providing $4,100,000 annually for 4 years, without increasing taxes, requiring citizen's oversight, and no funds for Sacramento?

Special District
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Alameda Unified School District
Ballot Measures

Measure B1

Passed 27,188 votes yes (74.25%) 9,431 votes no (25.75%)

To maintain high-quality Alameda schools by protecting small class sizes; core academic, art, music, science, innovative, and athletic programs; neighborhood schools; and retaining excellent teachers; shall Alameda Unified School District continue for seven years, without increase, its existing parcel tax rate of $0.32 per building square foot not to exceed $7,999 per parcel, with senior exemptions, strict accountability measures (annual audits and independent citizen oversight), and all approximately $12,000,000 raised annually staying in Alameda schools?

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District Special District 1
Ballot Measures

Measure C1

Passed 384,465 votes yes (82.1%) 83,766 votes no (17.9%)

To preserve essential local public transportation services, including those for youth, commuters, seniors, and people with disabilities, while keeping fares reasonable, shall the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District extend its existing 8 dollars per month parcel tax at current levels for 20 years with no increase in tax rate, raising approximately 30 million dollars annually, with independent oversight and all money spent locally?

Berkeley Unified School District
Ballot Measures

Measure E1 — Education

Passed 53,105 votes yes (88.86%) 6,658 votes no (11.14%)

To support high quality public education and fund class size reduction, school libraries, teacher training, student support, music programs, instructional technology, and other designated purposes, shall the Berkeley Unified School District replace its expiring special tax with an annual tax at 37¢/square foot for taxable buildings, for eight years, with annual cost-of-living adjustments and a low-income senior exemption? An oversight committee and independent auditors will monitor this fund.

Hayward Area Recreation and Park District
Ballot Measures

Measure F1

Passed 76,902 votes yes (78.88%) 20,588 votes no (21.12%)

To update, repair and maintain local parks, shall Hayward Area Recreation and Park District improve the quality/safety of neighborhood parks, improve/maintain park bathrooms/overall facility cleanliness, enhance senior/community centers, maintain existing local parks' children's playgrounds/recreation facilities, renovate parks, trails/recreation areas, repair, construct/acquire sites/facilities by issuing $250,000,000 in bonds which cannot be taken by the State, at legal rates, with independent citizens' oversight, all funds staying local?

Oakland Unified School District
Ballot Measures

Measure G1

Passed 138,889 votes yes (82.24%) 30,002 votes no (17.76%)

To provide a district-wide educator salary increase designed to attract/retain teachers; provide enhanced middle school art, music, languages/other programs in addition to core educational programs; improve academic achievement; provide safe, positive schools,and prepare students for college/careers; shall Oakland Unified School District levy a tax of $120 per parcel, providing $12.4 million annually, for 12 years, with exemptions for senior and low income residents, no money for Sacramento, and all money benefiting Oakland students?

 

Piedmont Unified School District
Ballot Measures

Measure H1

Passed 5,200 votes yes (73.21%) 1,903 votes no (26.79%)

To improve educational facilities and equipment to support advanced courses in math, science, engineering, arts and technology; repair and modernize aging science labs and classrooms at the high school and middle school; repair deteriorating roofs, plumbing, heating, ventilation and electrical systems; add kindergarten classrooms; and improve the likelihood of qualifying for state matching funds, shall Piedmont Unified School District issue 66 million dollars in bonds at legal interest rates, with independent citizen oversight and audits?

Pleasanton Unified School District
Ballot Measures

Measure I1

Passed 23,782 votes yes (69.1%) 10,633 votes no (30.9%)

To repair and upgrade aging classrooms and facilities at local schools; provide 21st-century learning technology and facilities; improve school safety and security; update science labs; improve energy and water efficiency; renovate, construct, and acquire classrooms, equipment and facilities; and construct a new elementary school, shall Pleasanton Unified School District issue $270,000,000 in bonds, at legal rates, with independent citizen oversight, annual audits, all funds used for local schools, and no money used for administrators' salaries?

San Leandro Unified School District
Ballot Measures

Measure J1

Passed 19,050 votes yes (74.8%) 6,419 votes no (25.2%)

To repair leaky roofs, faulty plumbing and electrical systems; improve heating and ventilation; improve student safety by upgrading security lighting, emergency communications, fire alarms and sprinklers; upgrade classrooms, libraries and science labs; replace deteriorating portables; and provide facilities and equipment needed to support instruction in math, science, engineering, arts and technology; shall San Leandro Unified School District issue $104,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with citizens' oversight, annual audits and all money benefiting San Leandro children?

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District
Ballot Measures

Measure RR

Passed 994,140 votes yes (70.5%) 415,366 votes no (29.5%)

To keep BART safe; prevent accidents/breakdowns/delays; relieve overcrowding; reduce traffic congestion/pollution; improve earthquake safety and access for seniors/disabled by replacing and upgrading 90 miles of severely worn tracks; tunnels damaged by water intrusion; 44-year-old train control systems; and other deteriorating infrastructure, shall the Bay Area Rapid Transit District issue $3.5 billion of bonds for acquisition or improvement of real property subject to independent oversight and annual audits?

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