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November 8, 2005 Election

County Results as of Nov 23 10:05am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (556/556)
57.0% Countywide Voter Turnout (281,058/492,656)

Statewide Results as of Nov 23 4:01pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (17726/17726)
49.1% Statewide Voter Turnout (7,813,919/15,891,482)

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    Board Member; Oakley Union Elementary School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)


    Mayor; City of San RamonClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • H. Abram Wilson
      11,380 votes 96.44%
    • (420 Total Write-In Votes 3.56%)

    Member, City Council; City of San RamonClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • David E. Hudson
      9,598 votes 44.82%
    • Jim Livingstone
      7,681 votes 35.87%
    • Ellen Rosenbluth
      3,995 votes 18.66%
    • (140 Total Write-In Votes .65%)

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    State Propositions

    Proposition 73 Waiting Period and Parental Notification Before Termination of Minor's Pregnancy
    Fail: 3,610,475 / 47.3% Yes votes ...... 4,023,840 / 52.7% No votes
    Should the California Constitution be amended to require notification of the parent or legal guardian of an unemancipated, pregnant minor at least 48 hours before performing an abortion on the minor?

    Proposition 74 Public School Teachers. Waiting Period for Permanent Status. Dismissal
    Fail: 3,450,331 / 44.9% Yes votes ...... 4,241,972 / 55.1% No votes
    Should the probationary period for public school teachers be increased from two to five years, and should the process by which school boards can dismiss a permanent certificated employee be modified?

    Proposition 75 Public Employee Union Dues. Restrictions on Political Contributions. Employee Consent Requirement
    Fail: 3,575,521 / 46.5% Yes votes ...... 4,106,481 / 53.5% No votes
    Should public employee unions be required to obtain annual written consent from each member in order to use a portion of that member's dues for political activity?

    Proposition 76 State Spending and School Funding Limits
    Fail: 2,898,836 / 37.8% Yes votes ...... 4,775,219 / 62.2% No votes
    Should Californians make major Constitutional changes to create an additional state spending limit, grant the governor substantial new power to unilaterally reduce state spending, and revise key provisions relating to Proposition 98, school and community college funding, and transportation funding authorized by Proposition 42?

    Proposition 77 Redistricting. Initiative Constitutional Amendment
    Fail: 3,073,346 / 40.3% Yes votes ...... 4,548,276 / 59.7% No votes
    Should the California Constitution be amended to change the process of redistricting California's State Senate, State Assembly, Congressional and Board of Equalization districts, transferring the implementation of redistricting from the Legislature to a panel of three retired judges, selected by legislative leaders?

    Proposition 78 Discounts on Prescription Drugs
    Fail: 3,137,858 / 41.5% Yes votes ...... 4,421,298 / 58.5% No votes
    Should the state adopt a new state drug discount program to reduce the costs of prescription drugs for Californians at or below 300 percent of the federal poverty level?

    Proposition 79 Prescription Drug Discounts. State-Negotiated Rebates
    Fail: 2,940,106 / 39.3% Yes votes ...... 4,541,256 / 60.7% No votes
    Should the state of California create a new prescription drug discount program for residents at or below 400 percent of the federal poverty level, and change state law to make it illegal to engage in profiteering from the sale of prescription drugs?

    Proposition 80 Electric Service Providers. Regulation
    Fail: 2,532,094 / 34.4% Yes votes ...... 4,825,010 / 65.6% No votes
    Should the state expand its regulation of the electric industry?

    Local Measures

    Measure J School Bond -- West Contra Costa Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
    Pass: 30,013 / 56.85% Yes votes ...... 22,776 / 43.15% No votes
    To continue repairning all school facilities, improve classroom safety and technology, and relieve overcrowding shall the West Contra Costa Unified School District issue $400 million in bonds at legal interest rates, with annual audits and a citizens' oversight committee to monitor that funds are spent accordingly, and upon receipt of a waiver of the District's statutory debt limit from the State Board of Education, if required?

    Measure K Development Plan -- City of Antioch (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 12,612 / 59.70% Yes votes ...... 8,513 / 40.30% No votes
    Shall the electors adopt the City of Antioch Growth Control, Traffic Relief, Voter-Approved Urban Limit Line, and Roddy Ranch Development General Plan Reduction Initiative Ordinance?

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    Measure L Urban Limit Line -- City of Brentwood (Majority Approval Required)
    Fail: 5,151 / 49.22% Yes votes ...... 5,314 / 50.78% No votes
    Shall the voters approve the City of Brentwood Voter Approved Urban Limit Line measure, which would amend the City of Brentwood's General Plan by creating an Urban Limit Line to guide future growth and development in a manner consistent with the General Plan and should qualify the City of Brentwood to receive Measure J's "return to source" funds from the Contra Costa Transportation Authoirity for improvements to local streets and roads?

    Measure M Bond -- City of Clayton (2/3 Approval Required)
    Fail: 2,084 / 45.06% Yes votes ...... 2,541 / 54.94% No votes
    Shall the City Council be authorized to levy a special landscape tax for 15 years, issue no more than $2,800,000 in improvement bonds, and finance public services and facilities through Community Facilities District 2005-1 (replacing existing District 1997-1) in the initial annual amount of $365.00 per residential parcel and non-residential acre (subject to annual CPI increases), for public landscaping, weed abatement, trails, downtown park, fountain and related costs; and shall the District's first year appropriations limit be $1,616,000?

    Measure N Office of City Clerk -- City of Pittsburg (Majority Approval Required)
    Fail: 4,417 / 42.85% Yes votes ...... 5,892 / 57.15% No votes
    Shall the office of city clerk be appointive?

    Measure O Office of City Treasurer -- City of Pittsburg (Majority Approval Required)
    Fail: 4,319 / 41.79% Yes votes ...... 6,016 / 58.21% No votes
    Shall the office of city treasurer be appointive?

    Measure P City General Plan and Zoning Map -- City of Pittsburg (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 5,577 / 51.75% Yes votes ...... 5,199 / 48.25% No votes
    Shall the voters of the City of Pittsburg approve a proposal to amend the City General Plan and Zoning Map by: (1) establishing a voter-approved urban limit line, which could only be changed by a vote of the people; (2) prezoning certain lands outside the City limits; (3) adding a new General Plan goal; and (4) modifying other General Plan text and diagrams, as further described in the proposal?

    Measure Q Transactions and Use Tax Ordinance -- City of Richmond (Majority Approval Required)
    Fail: 6,843 / 34.88% Yes votes ...... 12,778 / 65.12% No votes
    Shall the ordinance amending the City of Richmond Transactions and Use Tax Ordinance to increase the tax rate by one-half percent (1/2%) be adopted?

    Measure R Bond -- City of Walnut Creek (2/3 Approval Required)
    Fail: 16,133 / 61.53% Yes votes ...... 10,087 / 38.47% No votes
    To replace the outdated, undersized, worn out downtown library with a new library accessible to all, with adequate space for books and materials, children's reading programs, a computer, homework and tutoring center for local students, and the space and equipment to offer computer and Internet programs for adults and seniors, shall the City of Walnut Creek issue $21 million of bonds to build a new downtown library, adjoining plaza and parking for the new library and Civic Park?

    Measure S Appropriations Limit -- County Service Area R-7, Zone A (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 3,383 / 67.31% Yes votes ...... 1,643 / 32.69% No votes
    Shall the appropriations limit under California Article XIII-B for County Service Area R-7A (Alamo Parks and Recreation) be increased to $990,000 and adjusted for changes in the cost-of-living and population, with the increase effective for the Fiscal Years 2006/2007 through 2009/2010 (inclusive) to provide for the expenditure of funds that will be available to the Service Area during the stated fiscal years?

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