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November 2, 2004 Election

County Results as of Dec 15 1:34pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (1088/1088)
70.5% Countywide Voter Turnout (610,145/865,271)

Statewide Results as of Dec 6 4:02pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (24035/24035)
75.9% Statewide Voter Turnout (12,572,735/16,557,273)

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Polling Location on November 2, 7am - 8pm
Congregation Beth Am (olive Room)
Near W Fremont
26790 Arastradero Rd
Los Altos Hills, CA 94022
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Precinct 2391
Ballot Type 102
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  • President

    President of the United StatesClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • John F. Kerry/John Edwards, Democratic
      6,737,355 votes 54.4%
    • George W. Bush/Dick Cheney, Republican
      5,501,496 votes 44.4%
    • Michael Badnarik/Richard Campagna, Libertarian
      50,101 votes .5%
    • David Cobb/Pat LaMarche, Green
      40,598 votes .3%
    • Leonard Peltier/Janice Jordan, Peace and Freedom
      27,548 votes .2%
    • Michael Anthony Peroutka/Chuck Baldwin, American Independent
      26,580 votes .2%
    • John Parker (Write-in)
    • John Joseph Kennedy (Write-in)
    • James Alexander-Pace (Write-in)
    • Ralph Nader (Write-in)
    • Anthony Jabin (Write-in)

    US Senate

    United States SenatorClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    US House

    United States Representative; District 14Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    State Senate

    State Senator; District 11Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    State Assembly

    Member of the State Assembly; District 21Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites


    Judge - Superior Court; County of Santa Clara; Office 7Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites


    Member; Santa Clara County Board of Education; Trustee Area 1Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites


    Council Member; Town of Los Altos HillsClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    Special District

    Director; Purissima Hills Water DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    State Propositions

    Proposition 1A Protection of Local Government Revenues
    9,398,045 / 83.6% Yes votes ...... 1,837,430 / 16.4% No votes
    Should local property tax and sales tax revenues remain with local government thereby safeguarding funding for public safety, health, libraries, parks, and other local services? Provisions can only be suspended if the Governor declares a fiscal necessity and two-thirds of the Legislature concur.

    Proposition 59 Public Records, Open Meetings
    9,322,156 / 83.3% Yes votes ...... 1,867,161 / 16.7% No votes
    Shall the Constitution be amended to include public's right of access to meetings of government bodies and writings of government officials while preserving specified constitutional rights and retaining existing exclusions for certain meetings and records?

    Proposition 60 Election Rights of Political Parties
    7,217,315 / 67.5% Yes votes ...... 3,473,838 / 32.5% No votes
    Shall the general election ballot be required to include candidate receiving most votes among candidates of same party for partisan office in primary election?

    Proposition 60A Surplus Property
    7,765,107 / 73.2% Yes votes ...... 2,839,572 / 26.8% No votes
    Shall the sale proceeds of most surplus state property pay off specified bonds?

    Proposition 61 Children's Hospital Projects. Grant Program
    6,620,176 / 58.3% Yes votes ...... 4,743,459 / 41.7% No votes
    Shall $750 million general obligation bonds be authorized for grants to eligible children's hospitals for construction, expansion, remodeling, renovation, furnishing and equipping children's hospitals?

    Proposition 62 Elections. Primaries
    5,111,627 / 46.2% Yes votes ...... 5,960,889 / 53.8% No votes
    Should primary elections be structured so that voters may vote for any state or federal candidate regardless of party registration of voter or candidate? The two primary-election candidates receiving most votes for an office, whether they are candidates with "no party" or members of same or different party, would be listed on general election ballot. Exempts presidential nominations.

    Proposition 63 Mental Health Services Expansion, Funding. Tax on Personal Incomes above $1 Million
    6,183,119 / 53.7% Yes votes ...... 5,330,052 / 46.3% No votes
    Should a 1% tax on taxable personal income above $1 million to fund expanded health services for mentally ill children, adults, seniors be established?

    Proposition 64 Limit on Private Enforcement of Unfair Business Competition Laws
    6,562,861 / 58.9% Yes votes ...... 4,572,383 / 41.1% No votes
    Should individual or class action "unfair business" lawsuits be allowed only if actual loss suffered? Only government officials may enforce these laws on public's behalf.

    Proposition 65 Local Government Funds, Revenues. State Mandates
    3,895,621 / 37.6% Yes votes ...... 6,461,927 / 62.4% No votes
    Should reduction of local fee/tax revenues require voter approval? Permits suspension of state mandate if no state reimbursement to local government within 180 days after obligation determined.

    Proposition 66 Limitations on "Three Strikes" Law. Sex Crimes. Punishment
    5,596,077 / 47.3% Yes votes ...... 6,230,122 / 52.7% No votes
    Should the "Three Strikes" law be limited to violent and/or serious felonies? Permits limited re-sentencing under new definitions. Increases punishment for specified sex crimes against children.

    Proposition 67 Emergency Medical Services. Funding. Telephone Surcharge
    3,238,537 / 28.4% Yes votes ...... 8,154,515 / 71.6% No votes
    Should the telephone surcharge be increased and other funds for emergency room physicians, hospital emergency rooms, community clinics, emergency personnel training/equipment, and 911 telephone system be allocated?

    Proposition 68 Non-Tribal Commercial Gambling Expansion. Tribal Gaming Compact Amendments. Revenues, Tax Exemptions
    1,894,183 / 16.2% Yes votes ...... 9,788,161 / 83.8% No votes
    Should tribal compact amendments be authorized? Unless tribes accept, should casino gaming be authorized for sixteen non-tribal establishments? Percentage of gaming revenues fund government services.

    Proposition 69 DNA Samples. Collection. Database. Funding
    7,183,917 / 62.0% Yes votes ...... 4,395,343 / 38.0% No votes
    Should collection of DNA samples from all felons, and from others arrested for or charged with specified crimes be required with submission to state DNA database? Provides for funding.

    Proposition 70 Tribal Gaming Compacts. Exclusive Gaming Rights. Contributions to State
    2,759,558 / 23.7% Yes votes ...... 8,868,324 / 76.3% No votes
    Upon tribe's request, should the Governor be required to execute a 99-year compact? Tribes contribute percentage of net gaming income to state funds, in exchange for expanded, exclusive tribal casino gaming.

    Proposition 71 Stem Cell Research. Funding. Bonds
    7,009,814 / 59.1% Yes votes ...... 4,859,401 / 40.9% No votes
    Should the "California Institute for Regenerative Medicine" be established to regulate and fund stem cell research with the constitutional right to conduct such research and with an oversight committee? Prohibits funding of human reproductive cloning research.

    Proposition 72 Health Care Coverage Requirements
    5,681,863 / 49.1% Yes votes ...... 5,881,886 / 50.9% No votes
    Should legislation requiring health care coverage for employees, as specified, working for large and medium employers be approved?

    Local Measures

    Measure A Prevailing Wage -- County of Santa Clara (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
    237,162 / 48.98% Yes votes ...... 247,047 / 51.02% No votes
    Shall the "prevailing wage" provisions of the Santa Clara County Charter, which have been interpreted by courts to mean base pay only and to require comparisons to private sector employees, be amended so County rates of pay will be based on comparisons only to public sector employees and, "wages" and "rates of pay" will mean base pay and employer-paid contributions for employee benefits, such as medical, dental and retirement plans?

    Measure B Impasse Procedures -- County of Santa Clara (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Requried)
    199,467 / 42.23% Yes votes ...... 272,823 / 57.77% No votes
    Shall the Charter be amended to permit the voters to approve or disapprove decisions made by arbitrators in labor negotiation disputes after the Board of Supervisors finds that those decisions will substantially interfere with the Board's authority over the financial and employment affairs of the County or will result in greater cost than the County's last proposal during negotiations, if the Charter has been amended to require binding arbitration for labor negotiation disputes?

    Measure C Binding Arbitration -- County of Santa Clara (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
    204,377 / 43.50% Yes votes ...... 265,498 / 56.50% No votes
    Shall the Charter of the County of Santa Clara be amended to supersede dispute resolution processes contained in State and County law in the event that bargaining is unsuccessful, to impose binding arbitration to resolve negotiation disputes over wages, hours or other terms and conditions of employment between the County of Santa Clara and unions representing certain County attorneys, certain officers employed by the County Department of Correction, and certain County registered nurses, who currently resolve disputes pursuant to law?

    Measure I Maintain High Quality Education -- Palo Alto Unified School District (Parcel Tax - Two-thirds Approval Required)
    22,301 / 66.01% Yes votes ...... 11,483 / 33.99% No votes
    To maintain high quality education in our neighborhood schools, avoid deeper cuts to classroom instruction, maintain manageable class sizes, and preserve educational programs that attract the best teachers and school employees, and enhance student achievement, shall Palo Alto Unified School District increase its current parcel tax by $19 per parcel per month for 8 years, with an exemption for senior citizens and all money staying in our community to benefit local schools?"

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