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May 19, 2009 Election

County Results as of Jun 8 10:03am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (184/184)
32.7% Countywide Voter Turnout (51,563/157,500)
Statewide Results as of Jun 12 4:29pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (17393/17393)
28.3% Statewide Voter Turnout (4,862,561/17,153,012)

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Polling Location on May 19, 7am - 8pm
Please call the Monterey County Election Department at 831-796-1499 or 866-887-9274 (toll free).
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Contests for all precincts in Monterey County, CA combined are shown below.
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  • State Propositions

    Proposition 1A State Budget. Changes California Budget Process. Limits State Spending. Increases "Rainy Day" Budget Stabilization Fund
    Fail: 1,665,030 / 34.6% Yes votes ...... 3,145,011 / 65.4% No votes
    Changes the budget process. Could limit future deficits and spending by increasing the size of the state "rainy day" fund and requiring above-average revenues to be deposited into it, for use during economic downturns and other purposes.

    Proposition 1B Education Funding. Payment Plan
    Fail: 1,830,515 / 38.1% Yes votes ...... 2,969,011 / 61.9% No votes
    Requires supplemental payments to local school districts and community colleges to address recent budget cuts.

    Proposition 1C Lottery Modernization Act
    Fail: 1,705,702 / 35.7% Yes votes ...... 3,077,940 / 64.3% No votes
    Allows the state lottery to be modernized to improve its performance with increased payouts, improved marketing, and effective management. Requires the state to maintain ownership of the lottery and authorizes additional accountability measures. Protects funding levels for schools currently provided by lottery revenues. Increased lottery revenues will be used to address current budget deficit and reduce the need for additional tax increases and cuts to state programs.

    Proposition 1D Protects Children's Services Funding. Helps Balance State Budget
    Fail: 1,630,144 / 34.1% Yes votes ...... 3,150,427 / 65.9% No votes
    Temporarily provides greater flexibility in funding to preserve health and human services for young children while helping balance the state budget in a difficult economy.

    Proposition 1E Mental Health Services Funding. Temporary Reallocation. Helps Balance State Budget
    Fail: 1,595,002 / 33.5% Yes votes ...... 3,161,825 / 66.5% No votes
    Helps balance state budget by amending the Mental Health Services Act (Proposition 63 of 2004) to transfer funds, for two years, to pay for mental health services provided through the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment Program for children and young adults. Fiscal Impact: State General Fund savings of about $230 million annually for two years (2009+10 and 2010+11). Corresponding reduction in funding available for Mental Health Services Act programs.

    Proposition 1F Elected Officials' Salaries. Prevents Pay Increases During Budget Deficit Years
    Pass: 3,557,557 / 74.2% Yes votes ...... 1,235,221 / 25.8% No votes
    Encourages balanced state budgets by preventing elected Members of the Legislature and statewide constitutional officers, including the Governor, from receiving pay raises in years when the state is running a deficit. Directs the Director of Finance to determine whether a given year is a deficit year. Prevents the Citizens Compensation Commission from increasing elected officials' salaries in years when the state Special Fund for Economic Uncertainties is in the negative by an amount equal to or greater than one percent of the General Fund. Fiscal Impact: Minor state savings related to elected state officials' salaries in some cases when the state is expected to end the year with a budget deficit.

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