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San Diego County, CA November 8, 2016 Election
Directory of San Diego County, CA Propositions
County Results as of Dec 8 7:41am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (2175/2175)
81.5% Countywide Voter Turnout (1,346,513/1,652,570)

Propositions
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Measure A. Road Repair, Transit, Traffic Relief, Safety, and Water Quality -- County of San Diego (Referendum, Special-Purpose Sales Tax - 2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 720158 / 58.37% Yes votes ...... 513646 / 41.63% No votes
[NOTE 9/10/2016--To be updated. Due to a legal challenge, the wording of this question may change prior to ballot finalization.]

Shall an ordinance be adopted to: repair roads, deteriorating bridges; relieve congestion; provide every community funds for pothole/street repairs; expand public transit, including improved services for seniors, disabled, students, veterans; reduce polluted runoff; preserve open space to protect water quality/reduce wildfires by enacting, with independent oversight/audits, a 40-year, half-cent local sales tax ($308 million annually) that Sacramento cannot take away?

Measure B. Adopting the Lilac Hills Ranch Specific Plan -- County of San Diego (Initiative, General Plan/Zoning Map/Code Amendments - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 422322 / 36.46% Yes votes ...... 735894 / 63.54% No votes
[NOTE 9/10/2016--To be updated. Due to a legal challenge, the wording of this question may change prior to ballot finalization.]

Shall this Initiative be adopted for the purpose of amending the County General Plan, Zoning Ordinance and Code of Regulatory Ordinances and approving the Lilac Hills Ranch Specific Plan ("Plan")? The Plan provides for the development of a 608-acre master-planned community including 1,746 dwelling units, three commercial centers, a public park, 10 private parks and 16 miles of trails. The project site is generally located north of Escondido and east of I-15 in the unincorporated area of North San Diego County.

Measure C. Tax and Downtown Stadium/Convention Center -- City of San Diego (Initiative, Special Purpose Tax - 2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 237597 / 43.64% Yes votes ...... 306887 / 56.36% No votes
Should the measure be adopted to: increase San Diego's hotel occupancy tax by 6% to build a City-owned downtown professional football stadium and convention center project, and fund tourism marketing; effect the project financing, design, construction, use, management, and maintenance, including a $650,000,000 contribution and 30-year commitment by a professional football entity; end Tourism Marketing District assessments; adopt a development ordinance, and related land use, sign, and zoning laws?

Measure D. Facilities and Tourism Tax -- City of San Diego (Initiative, Special Purpose Tax - 2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 211739 / 41.12% Yes votes ...... 303144 / 58.88% No votes
[NOTE 9/10/2016--To be updated. Due to a legal challenge, the wording of this question may change prior to ballot finalization.]

Should the measure be adopted to: among other provisions, increase San Diego's hotel occupancy tax up to 5%; end Tourism Marketing District; allow hoteliers to create assessment districts and use hotel occupancy taxes for a downtown convention center and not a stadium; prohibit onsite expansion of existing convention center; create downtown overlay zone for convention and sports facilities; create environmental processes; and allow Qualcomm stadium property's sale for educational and park uses?

Measure E. Qualifications, Vacancy, and Removal for Mayor, City Attorney, and Council -- City of San Diego (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 419748 / 87.06% Yes votes ...... 62400 / 12.94% No votes
Shall the Charter be amended to include a new article adding: incapacity, felony conviction, and removal as grounds for vacancies in office; a procedure for calling a special election to remove an officer for cause; a revised procedure for filling vacancies; to require the City Attorney be a licensed attorney; and to define authority during vacancies and enforcement of office forfeiture?

Measure F. Terminations or Suspensions of Deputy City Attorneys -- City of San Diego (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 317803 / 68.27% Yes votes ...... 147720 / 31.73% No votes
Shall the City Charter be amended to change the term of service required of Deputy City Attorneys, for protection from termination or suspension without good cause, from two years or more of continuous service to one year or more of continuous service, which protection would continue not to apply to layoffs due to lack of work or insufficient appropriations?

Measure G. Citizens' Review Board on Police Practices -- City of San Diego (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 404803 / 83.09% Yes votes ...... 82372 / 16.91% No votes
Shall section 43(d) of the City Charter be amended to rename the Citizens' Review Board on Police Practices as the Community Review Board on Police Practices, to replace references to "City Manager" with "Mayor and City Council," and to require the board to review all deaths occurring while someone is in the custody of the San Diego Police Department and all police officer-related shootings?

Measure H. Purchasing and Contracting Processes -- City of San Diego (Referendum, Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 360127 / 77.09% Yes votes ...... 107047 / 22.91% No votes
Shall the City Charter be amended to: require contracts for public works, goods, services, and consultants to be awarded through a competitive process in accordance with rules adopted by ordinance, remove the position of Purchasing Agent, eliminate the requirement to publish certain notices in printed newspapers, and update other provisions consistent with state law?

Measure I. Balboa Park and San Diego High School -- City of San Diego (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 383025 / 77.92% Yes votes ...... 108565 / 22.08% No votes
[NOTE 9/10/2016--To be updated. Due to a legal challenge, the wording of this question may change prior to ballot finalization.]

Shall City Charter section 55 be amended to authorize the City Council to lease the dedicated park property in Balboa Park currently occupied by San Diego High School, to the San Diego Unified School District for educational, cultural, recreational, and civic programs and activities, provided that the property is used for a public high school?

Measure J. Use of Lease Revenue from Mission Bay Park -- City of San Diego (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 336810 / 71.10% Yes votes ...... 136933 / 28.90% No votes
Shall Charter section 55.2 be amended to: increase, from 25% to 35%, the allocation of annual Mission Bay Park lease revenues exceeding $20 million, for capital improvements in San Diego Regional Parks; allow Council to add City-owned parkland to Mission Bay Park's boundaries; combine and coordinate construction of Mission Bay Park improvements identified in this section; and extend operation of this section until 2069?

Measure K. Run-Off Election for Mayor, City Attorney and Councilmember -- City of San Diego (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 280075 / 59.03% Yes votes ...... 194412 / 40.97% No votes
Shall the Charter be amended to eliminate the provision that elects a candidate for Mayor, City Attorney, or Councilmember to office if the candidate receives a majority vote in the June primary election, and instead require a run-off election at the November general election between the two candidates who received the most votes in the primary election?

Measure L. Initiative and Referendum Measures To Be Placed on November Ballots -- City of San Diego (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 305638 / 65.79% Yes votes ...... 158911 / 34.21% No votes
Shall the Charter be amended to require qualified citizens' initiative and referendum measures to be submitted to voters on the next November general election ballot and not at a June primary election, unless the Council chooses to submit the measure to voters prior to that election?

Measure M. Affordable Housing: Increasing the Limit of the Number of Units -- City of San Diego (General Plan Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 328588 / 66.41% Yes votes ...... 166171 / 33.59% No votes
Shall the voters increase by 38,680 the maximum number of housing units the City and certain other public agencies are allowed to help develop, construct, or acquire for people with low incomes, without this ballot measure approving specific housing units, providing funds for development, removing requirements that otherwise apply, or taking any other action?

Measure N. Non-Medical Cannabis Business Tax -- City of San Diego (General-Purpose Sales Tax - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 351088 / 68.68% Yes votes ...... 160109 / 31.32% No votes
If California voters approve Proposition 64 legalizing marijuana in the state, shall the City adopt an ordinance imposing a gross receipts tax, for general revenue purposes, on non-medical cannabis (also known as marijuana) businesses operating in the City, initially set at 5% and increasing to 8% on July 1, 2019, having a maximum rate of 15%, generating an undetermined amount of revenue and continuing indefinitely?

Measure O. Development or Reconstruction of a New Fire Station No. 2 -- City of Carlsbad (Referendum - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 39690 / 71.10% Yes votes ...... 16130 / 28.90% No votes
Do the voters of the City of Carlsbad approve spending existing city funds from various sources, including the General Fund, in an amount to exceed $1 million to construct a replacement Fire Station 2 located at the intersection of El Camino Real and Arenal Road for an estimated cost range of $7 million up to $10.5 million?

Measure P. Title to be added here (Re: half-cent sales tax) -- City of Chula Vista (General-Purpose Sales Tax - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 64704 / 68.43% Yes votes ...... 29845 / 31.57% No votes
To repair neighborhood streets and sidewalks, replace storm drains to prevent sinkholes, update police, paramedic and 9-1-1 equipment and facilities, improve parks, repair recreation facilities, and for general city services and infrastructure, shall the City of Chula Vista adopt an ordinance enacting a temporary cent sales tax, generating an estimated $16 million per year, expiring in 10 years, with no further increases without voter approval, with all funds staying in Chula Vista, requiring citizen oversight and independent audits?

Measure Q. Title to be added here (Re: one-cent sales tax) -- City of Del Mar (General-Purpose Sales Tax - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 1732 / 66.54% Yes votes ...... 871 / 33.46% No votes
To provide funding for general city services and infrastructure projects, such as improvement of streets and sidewalks, utility undergrounding, public landscapes, improvement of community parks, trails and recreation facilities; police, crime prevention, fire prevention and other public safety services, shall an ordinance that establishes an ongoing one-cent sales tax be adopted, providing an estimated 2 million dollars annually for the City of Del Mar, requiring citizen oversight and independent audits, and all funds controlled locally?

Proposition R. Title to be added here (Re: voter approval of housing projects) -- City of Del Mar (Community Plan/Municipal Code Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 1256 / 48.85% Yes votes ...... 1315 / 51.15% No votes
Shall the ordinance which proposes to amend the Del Mar Community Plan, Housing Element, and Municipal Code to require voter approval for certain development projects be adopted?

Measure S. Title to be added here (Re: electing Council members by district) -- City of El Cajon (Charter Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 18671 / 69.16% Yes votes ...... 8327 / 30.84% No votes
Do you approve amending Section 201 of the City of El Cajon Charter to require election of City Council members by geographic districts in which they reside beginning with the general municipal election to be held in 2018?

Measure T. Title to be added here (Re: the "At Home in Encinitas" plan) -- City of Encinitas (Referendum - General Plan Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 14144 / 44.08% Yes votes ...... 17943 / 55.92% No votes
Shall City Council Resolution No. 2016-52 and Ordinance No. 2016-04, which collectively update the City's General Plan Housing Element, amend related General Plan provisions, and amend Specific Plans, Zoning Code, Zoning Map, Municipal Code, and Local Coastal Program, in an effort to comply with State law, incentivize greater housing affordability, implement rules to protect the character of existing neighborhoods, maintain local control of Encinitas zoning, and resolve existing lawsuits, be adopted?

Measure U. Title to be added here (Re: authorizing medical marijuana) -- City of La Mesa (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 13322 / 52.97% Yes votes ...... 11829 / 47.03% No votes
Shall the Ordinance amending the La Mesa Municipal Code to authorize and regulate medical marijuana dispensaries, and the cultivating and manufacturing of medical marijuana, in the City of La Mesa, be adopted?

Measure V. Title to be added here (Re: authorizing medical marijuana) -- City of Lemon Grove (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 4741 / 50.48% Yes votes ...... 4651 / 49.52% No votes
Shall an Ordinance to Rescind the prohibition of Marijuana Dispensaries and Add the Medical Marijuana Regulatory Ordinance to the Lemon Grove Municipal Code be adopted?

Measure W. Title to be added here (Re: permission to build hotel) -- City of Poway (Referendum - Specific Plan Amendment - Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 11319 / 48.54% Yes votes ...... 11999 / 51.46% No votes
Do you approve Specific Plan Amendment 16-002 as adopted by the Poway City Council to amend the Old Coach Golf Estates Specific Plan, to allow development of a hotel with up to 240 rooms on the existing Maderas Golf Course site located at 17750 Old Coach Road?

Measure X. Affordable College, Job Training, Campus Repair, Veteran Support -- Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District (School Facilities Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Fail: 97061 / 53.80% Yes votes ...... 83366 / 46.20% No votes
To repair classrooms/labs, prepare veterans, workers/students for technology, business, science/ other jobs, construct Workforce Training Center, support East County economic development, remove asbestos/lead paint, repair gas, electrical/sewer lines, repair, acquire, construct facilities, sites/equipment, shall Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College District issue $348,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, no money for administrators' salaries, independent audits, citizen oversight, all funds used locally?

Measure Z. Affordable Education, Job Training/Veteran Support -- Southwestern Community College District (School Facilities Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 115479 / 70.46% Yes votes ...... 48411 / 29.54% No votes
To repair/ upgrade local community college campuses, prepare students/ veterans for jobs/ university transfer, repair deteriorating roofs, electrical wiring, gas, water/ sewer lines, remove asbestos/ lead paint, improve energy efficiency/ campus safety/ security, upgrade, acquire, repair, construct classrooms/ labs/ sites/ facilities/ equipment, shall Southwestern Community College District issue $400 million in bonds at legal rates, no money for administrators' salaries/ pensions, independent audits, citizen oversight, all funds used locally?

Measure AA. Title to be added here (Re: funding repairs and upgrades) -- Fallbrook Union High School District (School Facilities Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 11279 / 64.73% Yes votes ...... 6145 / 35.27% No votes
Without increasing tax rates, shall Fallbrook Union High School District repair and upgrade aging classrooms and school facilities, including deteriorating roofs, plumbing and electrical systems; improve campus safety/security; upgrade career-training facilities, classrooms, and science labs supporting instruction in math, engineering, technology, science and skilled trades preparing students to be college and career ready; by issuing $45,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with independent citizens oversight, annual audits, no money for administrators, and all funds staying local?

Measure BB. Title to be added here (Re: funding repairs and upgrades) -- Grossmont Union High School District (School Facilities Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 105700 / 60.00% Yes votes ...... 70458 / 40.00% No votes
To upgrade East County high school classrooms/labs/facilities; repair aging roofs, plumbing/electrical systems; modernize technology infrastructure; improve student safety/security; replace deteriorated portables; construct new school facilities to accommodate growth; and renovate career-training facilities for instruction in science, technology, engineering, math and skilled trades; shall Grossmont Union High School District issue $128,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with independent citizen oversight, annual audits, no funding for administrator salaries, and all money benefitting East County high schools?

Measure CC. Title to be added here (Re: term limits) -- Sweetwater Union High School District (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 131550 / 84.98% Yes votes ...... 23248 / 15.02% No votes
Shall the Members of the Sweetwater Union High School District Board of Trustees be limited to two (2) terms of office?

Measure DD. Title to be added here (Re: new high school, upgrades/repairs) -- Bonsall Unified School District (School Facilities Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Fail: 4204 / 50.63% Yes votes ...... 4099 / 49.37% No votes
To construct and equip a new high school; install emergency communication systems; reduce traffic hazards for increased student safety; upgrade power/electrical systems; provide health/fitness facilities for student/community use; repair leaky pipes/deteriorating roofs; and replace temporary buildings with permanent classrooms; shall Bonsall Unified School District issue $58 million of bonds with interest rates below legal limits, independent citizen oversight, and all funds spent locally and not taken by the State and spent elsewhere?

Measure EE. Title to be added here (Re: technology upgrades) -- Cajon Valley Union School District (School Facilities Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 30406 / 57.16% Yes votes ...... 22787 / 42.84% No votes
To increase student access to computers; maintain and upgrade educational technology; keep pace with 21st century technological innovations; implement statewide technology requirements for testing and learning; and significantly reduce borrowing costs, shall Cajon Valley Union School District issue $20,000,000 of shortterm bonds with the interest rates at or below the legal limit, independent citizen oversight, and no money for administrator/teacher salaries, so long as all funds are spent locally and cannot be taken by the State?

Measure GG. Title to be added here (Re: funding repairs and upgrades) -- Cardiff Elementary School District (School Facilities Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 3994 / 65.94% Yes votes ...... 2063 / 34.06% No votes
To improve the quality of education with local funding that cannot be taken by the State; modernize/construct classrooms, restrooms and school facilities; repair/replace roofs; renovate deteriorating plumbing and sewer systems; upgrade inadequate electrical systems; make health, safety, and energy efficiency improvements; and replace portables with permanent classrooms; shall Cardiff Elementary School District issue $22 million of bonds at legal interest rates, have an independent citizens' oversight committee, and have NO money used for administrative or teacher salaries?

Measure HH. Title to be added here (Re: funding repairs and upgrades) -- National Elementary School District (School Facilities Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 11772 / 83.15% Yes votes ...... 2386 / 16.85% No votes
To repair and rebuild aging classrooms and facilities throughout the District; meet handicapped access requirements; increase student access to computers/technology; repair roofs; and improve campus security and student loading zones for increased safety; shall National School District be authorized to issue $30 million of bonds with interest rates below legal limits, annual audits, independent citizens' oversight, no money for administrative salaries and all funds spent locally and not taken by the State and used elsewhere?

Measure JJ. Title to be added here (Re: funding repairs and upgrades) -- Solana Beach Elementary School District (School Facilities Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 11776 / 65.75% Yes votes ...... 6135 / 34.25% No votes
To replace or upgrade aging, outdated classrooms, science labs, libraries, and school buildings; restore deteriorating roofs, plumbing, and electrical systems; improve student safety and campus security; and, provide students access to educational facilities, science, and technology needed to prepare for high school, college, and careers, and qualify for State grants, shall School Facilities Improvement District No. 2016-1 of the Solana Beach School District issue $105,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with annual audits, a citizen's oversight committee, and NO money for administrators' salaries?

Measure KK. Title to be added here (Re: road repair tax) -- Rincon Ranch Community Services District (Special-Purpose District Tax, Parcel Tax - 2/3 Approval Required)
Fail: 44 / 55.00% Yes votes ...... 36 / 45.00% No votes
Shall the Rincon Ranch Community Services District be authorized to establish and levy a special tax override, on all taxable real property within its boundaries for the purpose of providing funds for repair and resurface of the roads maintained by the District, with this special tax not to exceed five dollars and twenty cents ($5.20) per acre, or portion thereof, plus one hundred fifty dollars ($150) per parcel of land per year with a provision for an annual increase not to exceed the annual Engineering News Record (ENR) for the prior year?

Measure MM. Job Training, College Transfer, Veteran Support -- MiraCosta Community College District (School Facilities Bonds - 55% Approval Required)
Pass: 104493 / 62.39% Yes votes ...... 62992 / 37.61% No votes
To upgrade classrooms and career training facilities for science, healthcare, technology, advanced manufacturing, other growing local industries, provide job training/placement to Navy/ Marines/ other veterans, improve access to affordable higher education to local students, improve disabled access, repair, construct, acquire classrooms, facilities, sites/equipment, shall MiraCosta Community College District issue $455,000,000 in bonds, at legal rates, subject to local control, requiring annual audits, and independent citizen oversight?

 
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