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  • Gray Davis, Democratic
    4,858,817 votes 58.0%
  • Dan Lungren, Republican
    3,216,749 votes 38.4%
  • Dan Hamburg, Green
    104,117 votes 1.3%
  • Steve W. Kubby, Libertarian
    73,823 votes 0.9%
  • Gloria Estela La Riva, Peace and Freedom
    59,181 votes 0.7%
  • Philip Ashamallah, Democratic (Write-In)
    50,434 votes 0.7%
  • Nathan E. Johnson, American Independent
    37,955 votes 0.4%
  • Harold H. Bloomfield, Natural Law
    31,226 votes 0.3%
  • Gale Shangold (Write-In)
  • Lark D. Jursek (Write-In)
  • Holden Charles Hollom (Write-In)

Lieutenant Governor

  • Cruz M. Bustamante, Democratic
    4,288,899 votes 52.7%
  • Tim Leslie, Republican
    3,159,789 votes 38.9%
  • Sara Amir, Green
    247,702 votes 3.1%
  • Thomas M. Tryon, Libertarian
    167,457 votes 2.0%
  • Jaime Luis Gomez, Peace and Freedom
    109,826 votes 1.3%
  • George M. McCoy, American Independent
    92,293 votes 1.1%
  • James J. Mangia, Reform
    74,148 votes 0.9%
  • Eli Green (Write-In)
    63,688 votes 0.9%

Secretary of State

  • Bill Jones, Republican
    3,783,665 votes 47.1%
  • Michela Alioto, Democratic
    3,693,927 votes 45.9%
  • Gail K. Lightfoot, Libertarian
    216,751 votes 2.7%
  • Jane Ann Bialosky, Natural Law
    103,523 votes 1.3%
  • Carolyn Rae Short, American Independent
    100,225 votes 1.2%
  • Israel Feuer, Peace and Freedom
    78,788 votes 0.9%
  • Valli Sharpe-Geisler, Reform
    72,924 votes 0.9%

Attorney General

Insurance Commissioner

  • Chuck Quackenbush, Republican
    4,005,343 votes 49.9%
  • Diane Martinez, Democratic
    3,518,178 votes 43.8%
  • Dale F. Ogden, Libertarian
    169,867 votes 2.2%
  • Barbara Bourdette, Natural Law
    130,755 votes 1.6%
  • Gary R. Ramos, Peace and Freedom
    116,036 votes 1.4%
  • Merton D. Short, American Independent
    92,950 votes 1.1%

State Controller

  • Kathleen Connell, Democratic
    4,874,097 votes 61.0%
  • Ruben Barrales, Republican
    2,652,115 votes 33.2%
  • Pamela J. Pescosolido, Libertarian
    147,343 votes 1.9%
  • Alfred L. "Al" Burgess, American Independent
    108,795 votes 1.3%
  • Denise L. Jackson, Reform
    100,644 votes 1.2%
  • C. T. Weber, Peace and Freedom
    68,697 votes 0.8%
  • Iris Adam, Natural Law
    50,955 votes 0.6%

State Treasurer

State Board of Equalization; District 1

US Legislative

United States Senator

  • Barbara Boxer, Democratic
    4,410,056 votes 53.1%
  • Matt Fong, Republican
    3,575,078 votes 43.1%
  • Ted Brown, Libertarian
    93,926 votes 1.2%
  • Timothy R. Erich, Reform
    82,918 votes 1.0%
  • H. Joseph Perrin, Sr., American Independent
    54,699 votes 0.6%
  • Ophie C. Beltran, Peace and Freedom
    48,685 votes 0.5%
  • Brian M. Rees, Natural Law
    46,543 votes 0.5%

United States Representative; District 13

  • Fortney Pete Stark, Democratic
    101,671 votes 71.3%
  • James R. Goetz, Republican
    38,050 votes 26.6%
  • Karnig Beylikjian, Natural Law
    3,066 votes 2.1%

United States Representative; District 14

United States Representative; District 15

  • Tom Campbell, Republican
    111,876 votes 60.6%
  • Dick Lane, Democratic
    70,059 votes 37.9%
  • Frank Strutner, Natural Law
    2,843 votes 1.5%
  • Constant "Connor" Vlakancic (Write-In)
    2,553 votes 1.5%

United States Representative; District 16

  • Zoe Lofgren, Democratic
    85,503 votes 72.9%
  • Horace Eugene Thayn, Republican
    27,494 votes 23.4%
  • John H. Black, Natural Law
    4,417 votes 3.7%

CA Legislative

State Senator; District 10

  • Liz Figueroa, Democratic
    129,496 votes 68.7%
  • Bob Gough, Republican
    59,071 votes 31.3%

Member of the State Assembly; District 20

  • John Dutra, Democratic
    52,142 votes 57.7%
  • Jonelle Joan Zager, Republican
    38,239 votes 42.3%

Member of the State Assembly; District 21

  • Ted Lempert, Democratic
    89,221 votes 70.1%
  • LaVerne F. Atherly, Republican
    35,053 votes 27.6%
  • Marilyn M. Bryant, Natural Law
    3,036 votes 2.3%

Member of the State Assembly; District 22

  • Elaine White Alquist, Democratic
    61,980 votes 63.9%
  • Stan Kawczynski, Republican
    30,186 votes 31.1%
  • Paul Rako, Libertarian
    3,562 votes 3.6%
  • Rick Dunstan, Natural Law
    1,414 votes 1.4%

Member of the State Assembly; District 23

  • Mike Honda, Democratic
    45,340 votes 75.8%
  • Patrick Du Long, Republican
    14,498 votes 24.2%

Member of the State Assembly; District 24

  • Jim Cunneen, Republican
    69,371 votes 57.3%
  • Phil Stokes, Democratic
    47,140 votes 38.9%
  • Ray Strong, Libertarian
    4,635 votes 3.8%

Member of the State Assembly; District 28

  • Peter Frusetta, Republican
    47,735 votes 51.7%
  • Alan D. Styles, Democratic
    40,652 votes 44.0%
  • Kate Woods, Libertarian
    4,063 votes 4.3%


Judge of the Superior Court; Office 3

California Supreme Court

Justice, California State Court of Appeal; District 6

  • Christopher C. Cottle
    316,261 votes 78.8%


Director; Santa Clara Valley Water District; District 4

Director; Purissima Hills Water District

  • Daniel Alexander
    1,572 votes 45.9%
  • Maurice R. Johnson
    977 votes 28.5%
  • Roy L. Rogers
    877 votes 25.6%




Council Member; Town of Los Gatos

  • Randy Attaway
    6,779 votes 29.3%
  • Steve Blanton
    6,701 votes 28.9%
  • Joe Pirzynski
    6,323 votes 27.3%
  • Paul Merchain
    3,357 votes 14.5%

Mayor; City of Milpitas

  • Henry C. Manayan
    7,620 votes 69.3%
  • Helen J. Gough
    3,368 votes 30.7%

Member of City Council; City of Milpitas

City Councilmember; City of Monte Sereno

Mayor; City of Morgan Hill

City Council; City of Morgan Hill

Councilmember; City of Mountain View

Mayor; City of Santa Clara

Councilman; City of Santa Clara; Seat 2

Councilman; City of Santa Clara; Seat 5

Council Member; City of Saratoga

Mayor; City of San Jose

  • Ron Gonzales
    93,586 votes 51.2%
  • Pat Dando
    89,293 votes 48.8%

Member, City Council; City of San Jose; District 1

  • Linda J. Lezotte
    9,006 votes 52.9%
  • Charles Phillip Gillingham
    8,031 votes 47.1%

Member, City Council; City of San Jose; District 3

  • Cindy Chavez
    5,559 votes 51.3%
  • Tony West
    5,275 votes 48.7%

Councilmember; City of Campbell

Member, City Council; Town of Los Altos Hills


State Superintendent of Public Instruction

Governing Board Member, Short Term; Foothill-De Anza Community College District

Governing Board Member; Gavilan Joint Community College District; Trustee Area 1

  • George Champion
    9,333 votes 47.9%
  • Paul V. Kloecker
    6,827 votes 35.0%
  • Manly Willis
    3,332 votes 17.1%

Governing Board Member, Short Term; Gavilan Joint Community College District; Trustee Area 2

  • Leonard O. Washington
    11,145 votes 58.1%
  • Timoteo L. Vasquez
    8,033 votes 41.9%

Governing Board Member; San Jose/Evergreen Community College District; Trustee Area 6

  • Richard Hobbs
    16,350 votes 73.0%
  • David L. Melvin
    6,042 votes 27.0%

Governing Board Member; West Valley/Mission Joint Community College District; Trustee Area 1

Governing Board Member; West Valley/Mission Joint Community College District; Trustee Area 2

  • Nancy Rucker
    29,339 votes 42.4%
  • Earl R. Carmichael
    14,914 votes 21.6%
  • Jason Michael Barba
    13,308 votes 19.2%
  • Julie Saldana
    11,641 votes 16.8%

Governing Board Member; Campbell Union High School District

Governing Board Member, Short Term; Campbell Union High School District

Governing Board Member; East Side Union High School District

  • Patricia Martinez-Roach
    41,440 votes 28.7%
  • Jeff Ota
    38,881 votes 27.0%
  • J. Manuel Herrera
    37,539 votes 26.0%
  • Enrico L. "Rick" Callender
    15,916 votes 11.0%
  • Patrick S. Little
    10,418 votes 7.2%

Governing Board Member, Short Term; East Side Union High School District

  • Craig Mann
    31,669 votes 54.3%
  • Eloisa Benavides
    26,695 votes 45.7%

Governing Board Member; Fremont Union High School District

Governing Board Member; Mountain View-Los Altos Union High School District

Governing Board Member; San Benito High School District

  • Kenneth W. Kovanda
    16 votes 29.1%
  • Judy M. Rider
    16 votes 29.1%
  • Sylvia Sanchez Sims
    13 votes 23.6%
  • Gary L. Corlett
    10 votes 18.2%

Governing Board Member; Gilroy Unified School District; Trustee Area 1

Governing Board Member; Morgan Hill Unified School District

Governing Board Member; Santa Clara Unified School District; Trustee Area 2

Governing Board Member; San Jose Unified School District; Trustee Area 2

  • Rich Garcia
    5,952 votes 73.0%
  • David S. Wall
    2,200 votes 27.0%

Governing Board Member; San Jose Unified School District; Trustee Area 4

Governing Board Member; Milpitas Unified School District

Governing Board Member; Alum Rock Union School District

Governing Board Member, Short Term; Alum Rock Union School District

  • Nancy C. Knight
    5,583 votes 52.4%
  • Rogelio M. Ruiz
    5,073 votes 47.6%

Governing Board Member; Berryessa Union School District

Governing Board Member; Campbell Union School District

  • Mary L. Perry
    10,760 votes 31.6%
  • Leon F. Beauchman
    8,939 votes 26.3%
  • John Snelham
    8,787 votes 25.8%
  • Aaron J. Thompson
    5,521 votes 16.2%

Governing Board Member; Evergreeen School District

  • Kathy Atwood
    9,146 votes 25.9%
  • Kathy Bowers
    8,403 votes 23.8%
  • Jeff L. Fischer
    7,735 votes 21.9%
  • Eddie Garcia
    6,637 votes 18.8%
  • Zully Ledesma Simeral
    3,402 votes 9.6%

Governing Board Member; Mountain View School District

Governing Board Member; North County Joint School District

  • Kevin Beatty
    16 votes 42.1%
  • Rebecca Doty
    9 votes 23.7%
  • Candice Mancino

Governing Board Member; Oak Grove School District

  • Yvonne Cook
    11,365 votes 29.2%
  • Dianne J. Lemke
    11,170 votes 28.7%
  • Dennis D. Hawkins
    9,368 votes 24.0%
  • Mark Stromberg
    7,053 votes 18.1%

Governing Board Member; Loma Prieta Joint School District

  • Edward Garcia
    147 votes 20.9%
  • Rick A. Parfitt
    145 votes 20.6%
  • Tina Graham
    127 votes 18.0%
  • Margaret Murphy "Mardy" Binter
    115 votes 16.3%
  • Richard N. Lyness
    90 votes 12.8%
  • Wayne Heimsoth
    80 votes 11.4%

Governing Board Member; Los Gatos Union School District

  • Steve Glickman
    5,532 votes 29.0%
  • Thomas P. O'Donnell
    4,589 votes 24.1%
  • Andrew Fanelli
    3,669 votes 19.3%
  • Barry Bakken
    2,941 votes 15.4%
  • Brian P. Grasser
    2,322 votes 12.2%

Governing Board Member; Mount Pleasant School District

  • Virginia M. Baker
    1,649 votes 23.0%
  • Debbie Ramirez
    1,615 votes 22.5%
  • Gail Tremaine
    1,511 votes 21.1%
  • Linda T. Justus
    1,300 votes 18.1%
  • Armando B. Murrietta
    1,098 votes 15.3%

Governing Board Member; Saratoga Union School District

Board Member; Santa Clara County Board of Education; Trustee Area 2

  • T. N. Ho
    31,236 votes 56.6%
  • C. Burr Nissen
    23,909 votes 43.4%

Board Member; Santa Clara County Board of Education; Trustee Area 6

  • Maria Y. Ferrer
    25,103 votes 67.1%
  • Eugene E. Hill
    12,297 votes 32.9%

Board Member; Santa Clara County Board of Education; Trustee Area 7

Governing Board Member; Franklin-McKinley School District

  • George Sanchez
    4,515 votes 25.5%
  • Susan Sandy
    3,354 votes 18.9%
  • Phil Renteria
    3,145 votes 17.8%
  • Alfredo Benavides
    2,577 votes 14.5%
  • Bob Durstenfeld
    2,396 votes 13.5%
  • Robin Rogers
    1,728 votes 9.8%

State Propositions

Proposition 1A Class Size Reduction Kindergarten- University Public Education Facilities Bond Act of 1998.
4,886,570 / 62.5% Yes votes ...... 2,934,131 / 37.5% No votes
This nine billion two hundred million dollar ($9,200,000,000) bond issue will provide funding for necessary education facilities for at least four years for class size reduction, to relieve overcrowding and accommodate student enrollment growth and to repair older schools and for wiring and cabling for education technology. Funds will also be used to upgrade and build new classrooms in community colleges, the California State University, and the University of California. These bonds may be used only for eligible construction projects. Fiscal Impact: State cost of about $15.2 billion to pay off both the principal ($9.2 billion) and interest ($6 billion) on the bonds. The average payment for principal and interest over 25 years would be about $600 million per year. State cost of $160 million to offset all or part of school-related development fees borne by certain homebuyers and renters.

Proposition 1 Property Taxes: Contaminated Property.
5,366,159 / 71.1% Yes votes ...... 2,185,831 / 28.9% No votes
Amends article XIII A of the Constitution, added by Proposition 13, to allow repair or replacement of environmentally-contaminated property or structures without increasing the tax valuation of original or replacement property. Fiscal Impact: Property tax revenue losses probably less than $1 million annually in the near term to schools, counties, cities, and special districts. School revenue losses (about half of total) would be made up by the state.

Proposition 2 Transportation: Funding.
5,519,390 / 75.4% Yes votes ...... 1,801,685 / 24.6% No votes
Imposes repayment conditions on loans of transportation revenues to the General Fund and local entities. Designates local transportation funds as trust funds and requires a transportation purpose for their use. Fiscal Impact: Not likely to have any fiscal impact on state and local governments.

Proposition 3 Partisan Presidential Primary Elections.
3,424,127 / 46.1% Yes votes ...... 3,994,091 / 53.9% No votes
Changes existing open primary law to require closed, partisan primary for purposes of selecting delegates to national political party presidential nominating conventions. Limits voting for such delegates to voters registered by political party. Provides partisan ballots to be voted only by members of the particular party. Fiscal Impact: Minor costs to state and county governments statewide.

Proposition 4 Trapping Practices. Bans Use of Specified Traps and Animal Poisons.
4,485,030 / 57.5% Yes votes ...... 3,324,133 / 42.5% No votes
Prohibits trapping fur-bearing or nongame mammals with specified traps. Prohibits commerce in fur of animals so trapped. Generally prohibits steel-jawed leghold traps on mammals. Prohibits use of specified poisons on animals. Fiscal Impact: Unknown state and local costs of several hundred thousand to in the range of a couple of million dollars annually, depending on workload and effectiveness of alternative trapping methods.

Proposition 5 Tribal-State Gaming Compacts. Tribal Casinos.
5,090,452 / 62.4% Yes votes ...... 3,070,358 / 37.6% No votes
Specifies terms and conditions of mandatory compact between state and Indian tribes for gambling on tribal land. Allows slot machines and banked card games at tribal casinos. Fiscal Impact: Uncertain impact on state and local revenues, depending on the growth in gambling on Indian lands in California. Effect could range from little impact to significant annual revenue increases.

Proposition 6 Criminal Law. Prohibition on Slaughter of Horses and Sale of Horsemeat for Human Consumption.
4,670,524 / 59.4% Yes votes ...... 3,194,570 / 40.6% No votes
Makes possession, transfer, or receipt of horses for slaughter for human consumption a felony. Makes sale of horsemeat for human consumption a misdemeanor. Fiscal Impact: Probably minor, if any, law enforcement and incarceration costs.

Proposition 7 Air Quality Improvement. Tax Credits.
3,313,816 / 43.6% Yes votes ...... 4,282,557 / 56.4% No votes
Authorizes $218 million in state tax credits annually, until January 2011, to encourage air-emissions reductions through the acquisition, conversion, and retrofitting of vehicles and equipment. Fiscal Impact: Annual state revenue loss averaging tens of millions to over a hundred million dollars, to beyond 2010. Annually, through 2010-11: state cost of about $4.7 million; additional local revenues, potentially in the millions of dollars. Potential unknown long-term savings.

Proposition 8 Public Schools. Permanent Class Size Reduction. Parent-Teacher Councils. Teacher Credentialing. Pupil Suspension for Drug Possession. Chief Inspector's Office.
2,913,430 / 36.8% Yes votes ...... 4,989,466 / 63.2% No votes
Permanent class size reduction funding for districts establishing parent-teacher councils. Requires testing for teacher credentialing; pupil suspension for drug possession. Fiscal Impact: Creates up to $60 million in new state programs, offset in part by existing funds and fees. Local school districts' costs potentially in the high tens of millions of dollars annually.

Proposition 9 Electric Utilities. Assessments. Bonds.
2,064,623 / 26.5% Yes votes ...... 5,710,140 / 73.5% No votes
Prohibits assessment of taxes, bonds, surcharges to pay costs of nuclear power plants. Limits recovery by electric companies for costs of non-nuclear power plants. Prohibits issuance of rate reduction bonds. Fiscal Impact: State government net revenue reductions potentially in the high tens of millions of dollars annually through 2001-02. Local government net revenue reductions potentially in the tens of millions of dollars annually through 2001-02.

Proposition 10 State and County Early Childhood Development Programs. Additional Tobacco Surtax.
4,042,466 / 50.5% Yes votes ...... 3,962,738 / 49.5% No votes
Creates state and county commissions to establish early childhood development and smoking prevention programs. Imposes additional taxes on cigarettes and tobacco products. Fiscal Impact: New revenues and expenditures of $400 million in 1998-99 and $750 million annually. Reduced revenues for Proposition 99 programs of $18 million in 1998-99 and $7 million annually. Other minor revenue increases and potential unknown savings.

Proposition 11 Local Sales and Use Taxes-- Revenue Sharing
3,896,675 / 53.4% Yes votes ...... 3,408,640 / 46.6% No votes
This measure would authorize local governments to voluntarily enter into sales tax revenue sharing agreements by a two-thirds vote of the local city council or board of supervisors of each participating jurisdiction. Fiscal Impact: No net change in total sales tax revenues going to cities and counties. Potential shift of sales tax revenues among cities and counties.

Local Measures

Measure A Development of rental housing for people with low income -- County of Santa Clara
221,395 / 66.9% Yes votes ...... 109,554 / 33.1% No votes
Without increasing local taxes, may publicly assisted providers develop, subject to local zoning and approval procedures, rental housing for the elderly, disabled, families and individuals of low income, in the municipalities and urban service areas within Santa Clara County, in annual amounts which, apart from any existing authority for the development of such housing, do not exceed 1/10th of 1% of the total housing units within the municipalities and urban service areas as of the 1990 census?

Measure B Delete wording regarding justice courts -- County of Santa Clara (Charter Amendment)
182,054 / 61.5% Yes votes ...... 114,191 / 38.5% No votes
Shall the County of Santa Clara amend section 712 by deleting the words "judges of the justice courts"?

Measure C Eliminate Intergovernmental Council and encourage cooperation among Bay Area agencies -- County of Santa Clara (Charter Amendment)
180,924 / 63.1% Yes votes ...... 105,890 / 36.9% No votes
Shall the County of Santa Clara delete section 507 eliminating the Intergovernmental Council and amend section 301 by adding a new sub-section (b) to the powers and duties of the Board of Supervisors providing, "Encourage cooperation among local public agencies both within Santa Clara County and the San Francisco Bay Area. When appropriate recommend and promote solutions to regional issues of mutual concern to Santa Clara County and other agencies and reletter subsections accordingly"?

Measure D Amend Charter -- County of Santa Clara (Charter Amendment)
133,970 / 46.5% Yes votes ...... 154,263 / 53.5% No votes
Shall the County of Santa Clara amend section 506 to: add "committees" following "boards" throughout the section to refer to "boards, committees and commissions," add "by laws, quorum requirements" to the second paragraph after "meeting times" and delete paragraph six, allowing organizational and administrative issues to be addressed by ordinance, rather than the charter, and add a provision providing flexibility in the residency requirement by allowing the Board to waive that requirement?

Measure E Board of Supervisor term limits -- County of Santa Clara (Charter Amendment)
169,796 / 55.5% Yes votes ...... 136,247 / 44.5% No votes
Shall the County of Santa Clara amend section 202 to limit the number of terms a member of the Board of Supervisors may serve to three terms, consisting of four years each?

Measure F Allow consideration of instant run-off voting system -- County of Santa Clara (Charter Amendment)
158,624 / 53.9% Yes votes ...... 135,525 / 46.1% No votes
Shall the County of Santa Clara add section 208 stating, "Nothing in this Charter shall preclude the Board of Supervisors from authorizing an instant run-off voting system for the November general election, which eliminates the need for run-off elections, when such technology is available to the County?"

Measure G Acquisition and improvement of real property -- Morgan Hill Unified School District (Bonds)
8,781 / 62.9% Yes votes ...... 5,179 / 37.1% No votes
In order to permit the Morgan Hill Unified School District to finance construction of a new high school, renovations to Live Oak High School, and construction of a new elementary school, shall the District be authorized to incur bonded indebtedness for the acquisition and improvement of real property for authorized school purposes, in the principal amount of $70,000,000, to bear interest at rates not exceeding the statutory maximum?

Measure H Construct, acquire, and renovate facilities -- Los Altos School District (Bonds)
12,000 / 75.8% Yes votes ...... 3,832 / 24.2% No votes
To relieve overcrowding and to repair and rehabilitate aging local schools, shall the Los Altos School District issue bonds to construct and acquire additional classrooms and school facilities as needed, and to renovate existing schools, including upgrading electrical wiring for safety and capacity, renovating aged plumbing systems and upgrading restrooms, in a total amount not to exceed $94.7 million at an interest rate within the legal limit?

Measure I Repair, rehabilitate and construct facilities -- San Jose City College/Evergreen Community College District (Bonds)
97,031 / 74.3% Yes votes ...... 33,484 / 25.7% No votes
Shall San Jose/Evergreen Community College District repair and rehabilitate its San Jose City College and Evergreen Valley College facilities to meet current health, safety, accessibility, and instructional standards; replace aging roofs, inadequate lighting, deteriorated plumbing, heating, ventilation and electrical systems; refurbish classrooms, laboratories, restrooms, vocational training facilities, and construct technology centers, libraries and classrooms by issuing $135,750,000 of bonds at interest rates within the legal limit with no proceeds used for administrator salaries?

Measure J Term limits -- City of Monte Sereno
997 / 68.1% Yes votes ...... 467 / 31.9% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted limiting the number of terms a member of the Monte Sereno City Council may serve on the City Council to two consecutive four year terms with a right to run for office again only after at least two years have elapsed since that person last held office?

Measure K Administrative code -- City of Gilroy (Charter Amendment)
3,672 / 62.3% Yes votes ...... 2,223 / 37.7% No votes
Shall Section 800 of the City Charter be amended to delete the provision which required that the City Administrator prepare and submit to the City Council, and requiring the Council to adopt, the first administrative code after the Charter was established?

Measure L Bar on discrimination or favoring -- City of Gilroy (Charter Amendment)
4,733 / 75.2% Yes votes ...... 1,559 / 24.8% No votes
Shall Section 811 of the City Charter be amended to bar the City from discriminating against, or from favoring, a City employee or person seeking employment with the City, on the basis of political opinion or affiliations or membership in a lawful employees association, or because of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or veteran's status?

Measure M School crossing guards -- City of Gilroy (Charter Amendment)
3,543 / 59.2% Yes votes ...... 2,440 / 40.8% No votes
Shall Section 1000 of the City Charter be amended to remove from the list of positions coming within the jurisdiction of the General Service the position of school crossing guards?

Measure N Transfer of unused budgetary amounts -- City of Gilroy (Charter Amendment)
3,524 / 57.0% Yes votes ...... 2,655 / 43.0% No votes
Shall Section 1104 of the City Charter be amended to allow the City Administrator to transfer unused budgetary amounts from one account to another as long as the total appropriation approved by the City Council for any fund or department are not affected by the transfer during any fiscal year?

Measure O Fluoridation -- City of Mountain View (Advisory vote only)
10,316 / 59.8% Yes votes ...... 6,921 / 40.2% No votes
Should the City of Mountain View fluoridate its municipal water supply?

Measure P Consolidate duties of the City Auditor -- City of Mountain View (Charter Amendment)
7,350 / 58.0% Yes votes ...... 5,315 / 42.0% No votes
Shall Section 710 of the City Charter, relating to the duties of the City Auditor, be amended to set forth the duties of the City Auditor and eliminate those duties currently performed by the City Finance and Administrative Services Director?

Measure Q Alternate bidding process for public works -- City of Mountain View (Charter Amendment)
7,312 / 57.4% Yes votes ...... 5,437 / 42.6% No votes
Shall Section 1107 of the City Charter be amended to allow the City Council to adopt by ordinance an alternate bidding process for public works projects and limiting the dollar amount to that set by State law for general law cities?

Measure R Amend charter -- City of Mountain View (Charter Amendment)
6,173 / 51.6% Yes votes ...... 5,801 / 48.4% No votes
Shall the City of Mountain View amend the following sections of the City Charter: Sections 501, 505, 513 and 520 of Article V; Sections 706 and 711 of Article VII; Section 905 of Article IX; Section 1001 of Article X; Section 1204 of Article XII; Section 1604 of Article XVI; and delete Section 903 of Article IX and Section 1203 of Article XII?

Measure S Vote on labor agreements resulting from binding arbitration -- City of Sunnyvale (Charter Amendment)
12,056 / 40.3% Yes votes ...... 17,851 / 59.7% No votes
Shall the Sunnyvale City Charter be amended to require voter approval of any labor agreement resulting from binding arbitration or fact finding before the agreement may become effective, if the provisions negatively affect management rights or require additional revenues or appropriations, or if either side wishes to seek voter approval?

Measure T Failed negotiations subject to binding arbitration -- City of Sunnyvale (Charter Amendment)
15,009 / 49.6% Yes votes ...... 15,276 / 50.4% No votes
Shall the Sunnyvale City Charter be amended to provide that disputes about wages, hours and other terms and conditions of employment that cannot be resolved by negotiations between the City and the Public Safety Officers Association and the Communications Officers Association be subject to binding arbitration which is final without City Council or voter approval?

Measure U Increase tax on hotel/motel room stays -- City of Campbell
4,605 / 52.7% Yes votes ...... 4,132 / 47.3% No votes
Should Ordinance 1920 increasing the City of Campbell Transient Occupancy Tax Rate on hotel/motel room stays from 8% to 10% be approved?

Measure V Term Limits -- City of Campbell (Advisory vote only)
6,400 / 72.2% Yes votes ...... 2,461 / 27.8% No votes
Should the City of Campbell impose term limits on City Councilmembers?

Measure W Annexation -- Rancho Rinconada (Advisory vote only)
817 / 66.3% Yes votes ...... 415 / 33.7% No votes
Should the unincorporated area of Santa Clara County known as "Rancho Rinconada" be annexed to the City of Cupertino?

Measure X Extension of Utility Tax if Annexed -- Rancho Rinconada
678 / 55.7% Yes votes ...... 539 / 44.3% No votes
In the event that the unincorporated area of Santa Clara County, known as "Rancho Rinconada" (as more specifically described in the full ballot measure), is annexed to the City of Cupertino, shall the city's existing utility users excise tax, imposed on electric, gas, and telephone users throughout the city at a rate of 2.4% of the monthly bills for said utility services (subject to an exemption for senior citizens) be extended to this area?

Measure Y Term Limits -- Town of Los Altos Hills
2,371 / 68.2% Yes votes ...... 1,106 / 31.8% No votes
Do the qualified voters of the Town of Los Altos Hills approve the ordinance stating: No person shall be allowed to serve more than two (2) consecutive terms on the Los Altos Hills City Council. Notwithstanding the above, at any municipal election after the expiration of two years following the two (2) consecutive terms, such person may again seek election or appointment to the City Council.

Measure Z Urban Growth Boundary -- City of Milpitas
6,065 / 55.3% Yes votes ...... 4,897 / 44.7% No votes
Shall an ordinance be adopted that amends the Milpitas General Land Use Plan to create an Urban Growth Boundary near the base of the Milpitas foothills, effective for twenty years, that would limit development within the City to the valley floor and the base of the foothills by prohibiting the City from providing city services such as police, fire, sewer and water to new land use developments in the hillside area?

Measure AA Continuation of New Realities Taxes -- City Of San Jose
61,045 / 42.6% Yes votes ...... 82,164 / 57.4% No votes
Shall the existing ordinances implementing the New Realities Task Force recommendations which provide for a limited inflationary adjustment for business taxes, the collection of the existing utility tax on out-of-state telephone service, and an alternative business tax on fuel tank farms, be continued?

Measure BB Contractor participation in the Apprenticeship Program for at-risk youth -- City Of San Jose (Charter Amendment)
83,762 / 58.3% Yes votes ...... 59,867 / 41.7% No votes
Shall City Charter Section 1217 be amended to allow the City the option of including provisions in publicly bid contracts for contractor participation in an apprenticeship program for at-risk youth?

Measure CC Civil Service Reform -- City Of San Jose (Charter Amendment)
99,932 / 72.0% Yes votes ...... 38,947 / 28.0% No votes
Shall the San Jose City Charter be amended to implement the recommendations of the New Realities Task Force that the terms of the Civil Service Commissioners be reduced from six years to four years, and to delete provisions relating to the filling of Commissioner vacancies, removal of Commissioners from office and disciplinary action of City employees so that these provisions are addressed in the San Jose Municipal Code instead?

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