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November 7, 2000 Election

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Polling Location on November 7, 7am-8pm
Alameda Boys and Girls Club
2050 Lincoln Ave Al, Library
(Wheelchair accessible)
Precinct 30250000
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  • President

    President of the United States

    • George W. Bush, Republican
    • Patrick J. Buchanan, Reform
    • Howard Phillips, American Independent
    • Al Gore, Democratic
    • Harry Browne, Libertarian
    • John Hagelin, Natural Law
    • Ralph Nader, Green

    United States Senator

    United States Senator

    United States Representative

    United States Representative; District 9


    State Senator; District 9

    Member of the State Assembly; District 16


    Judge of the Superior Court; Office 23


    Governing Board Member; Alameda Unified School District (3 Elected)

    • Michael McMahon
    • Barbara Guenther
    • Bob Reeves
    • Janet C. Gibson
    • Len Grzanka
    • Larry Spencer


    For Member, City Council; City of Alameda (2 Elected)

    For Auditor; City of Alameda

    • Kevin R. Kearney

    For Treasurer; City of Alameda

    • Kevin Kennedy


    Director; East Bay Municipal Utility District; Ward 5

    Director; East Bay Regional Park District; Ward 4

    • Douglas L. "Doug" Siden
    • George Schneider

    State Propositions

    Proposition 32 Veterans’ Bond Act of 2000
    This act provides for a bond issue of five hundred million dollars ($500,000,000) to provide farm and home aid for California veterans. Fiscal Impact: Costs of about $858 million over 25 years (average cost of about $34 million per year); costs paid by participating veterans.

    Proposition 33 Legislature. Participation In Public Employees’ Retirement System
    Allows legislative members to participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System plans in which a majority of state employees may participate. Fiscal Impact: Annual state costs under $1 million to provide retirement benefits to legislators, with these costs replacing other spending from the fixed annual amount provided in support of the Legislature.

    Proposition 34 Campaign Contributions and Spending. Limits. Disclosure
    Limits campaign contributions and loans to state candidates and political parties. Provides voluntary spending limits; expands public disclosure requirements and increases penalties. Fiscal Impact: Additional net costs to the state, potentially up to several million dollars annually, and unknown but probably not significant costs to local government.

    Proposition 35 Public Works Projects. Use of Private Contractors for Engineering and Architectural Services.
    Amends Constitution eliminating existing restrictions on state, local contracting with private entities for engineering, architectural services; contracts awarded by competitive selection; bidding permitted, not required. Fiscal Impact: Unknown impact on state spending for architectural and engineering services and construction project delivery. Actual impact will depend on how the state uses the contracting flexibility under the proposition.

    Proposition 36 Drugs. Probation and Treatment Program
    Requires probation and drug treatment, not incarceration, for possession, use, transportation of controlled substances and similar parole violations, except sale or manufacture. Authorizes dismissal of charges after completion of treatment. Fiscal Impact: Net annual savings of $100 million to $150 million to the state and about $40 million to local governments. Potential avoidance of one-time capital outlay costs to the state of $450 million to $550 million.

    Proposition 37 Fees. Vote Requirements. Taxes
    Requires two-thirds vote of State Legislature, majority or two-thirds of local electorate to impose future state, local fees on activity to study or mitigate its environmental, societal or economic effects. Defines such fees as taxes except property, development, certain other fees. Fiscal Impact: Unknown, potentially significant, reduction in future state and local government revenues from making it more difficult to approve certain regulatory charges.

    Proposition 38 School Vouchers. State-Funded Private and Religious Education Public School Funding.
    Authorizes annual state payments of at least $4000 per pupil for private/religious schools. Permits replacement of current constitutional public school funding formula. Fiscal Impact: Near-term state costs from zero to $1.1 billion annually. Long-term state impact from $2 billion in annual costs to $3 billion in annual savings, depending on how many public school students shift to private schools.

    Proposition 39 School Facilities. 55% Local Vote. Bonds, Taxes Accountability Requirements.
    Authorizes bonds for repair, construction or replacement of school facilities, classrooms, if approved by 55% local vote. Fiscal Impact: Increased bond debt for many school districts. Long-term costs statewide could total in the hundreds of millions of dollars annually. Potential longer-term state savings to the extent school districts assume greater responsibility for funding school facilities.

    Local Measures

    Measure A Utility Users Tax -- County of Alameda
    Shall an ordinance be approved to extend until 6/30/2009 the existing 5.5% Utility Users Tax, collected only in the unincorporated areas (e.g. Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Fairview, San Lorenzo, Sunol), which funds County services, including services to unincorporated areas (e.g. Sheriff, Library, Planning and Code enforcement), and to amend the tax to include additional telecommunications services? The tax DOES NOT APPLY in Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, or Union City.

    Measure B -- County of Alameda
    "Shall Alameda County voters authorize implementing the Alameda County 20 year Transportation Expenditure Plan including:
    • Expand BART in Alameda County
    • Expand Altamont Commuter Express service
    • Expand Countywide Express, Local and Feeder Bus service
    • I-880/I-580/I-680/I-238/Route 84/Route 92 Improvements
    • Extend special transit services for seniors and persons with disabilities
    • Improve pedestrian/bike safety Approval of this Measure authorizes continuing the 1/2 cent transportation sales tax during the Plan's implementation. A Citizens Watchdog Committee shall audit all expenditures."

    Measure C Urban Growth Boundary -- County of Alameda
    Shall a measure that, among other things, affirms the County's urban growth boundary and separates rural lands from lands suitable for urban uses, establishes an advisory commission to develop a plan to enhance agriculture and open space, affirms County open space funding policies, continues cooperative planning efforts, requires a county-wide vote to change these policies except for certain city-adopted urban growth boundary changes, and provides an alternative to Measure C be adopted?

    Measure D Urban Growth Boundary -- County of Alameda
    Shall an ordinance amending the Alameda County General Plan to, among other things, revise the urban growth boundary in the East County to reserve less land for urban growth and more land for agriculture and open space, apply similar policies to rural Castro Valley, require new housing to be located primarily within existing cities, modify land use restrictions applicable to rural areas, and require a County-wide vote on changes to these policies, be adopted?

    Measure E Bonds -- Peralta Community College (Bond Measure E)
    Shall the Peralta Community College District, which includes the College of Alameda in Alameda, Laney and Merritt Colleges in Oakland, and Vista College in Berkeley, issue $153.2 million in bonds at interest rates within the legal limit to repair, renovate and construct classrooms, vocational training facilities, science labs and high-tech computer labs; meet current health, safety and accessibility standards; replace inadequate electrical, ventilation, gas, water and sewer systems and construct and acquire other facilities?

    Measure O Library Bonds -- City of Alameda (Bond Measure O)
    In order to improve library facilities, shall the City of Alameda issue general obligation bonds not to exceed $10,600,000, subject to matching funds being obtained to fund at least 60% of the construction costs, to acquire, construct and/or improve the main library, the West End and Bay Farm branch libraries, including providing adequate space for children, improving disabled accessibility, and providing access to technology?

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