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November 7, 2000 Election

President | United States Senator | United States Representative | State | City | School | District | State Propositions | Local Measures
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Polling Location on November 7, 7am-8pm
San Luis Obispo Veterans Bldg
801 Grand Ave
San Luis Obispo

(Wheelchair accessable)
Precinct SL50601
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  • President

    President; United States

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

    United States Senator

    United States Senator

    United States Representative

    United States Representative; District 22


    Member of the State Assembly; District 33


    Councilmember; City of San Luis Obispo (2 Elected)

    Mayor; City of San Luis Obispo


    Governing Board Member; San Luis Coastal Unified School District; Trustee Area 1 (2 Elected)

    Governing Board Member; San Luis Coastal Unified School District; Trustee Area 2


    Harbor Commissioner; Port San Luis Harbor District (3 Elected)

    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 M Land Use Voter Approval Requirement -- San Luis Obispo County
    Shall an ordinance be adopted requiring a vote of the people for changes to the San Luis Obispo County General Plan policies and land use designations regarding "Open Space," "Agriculture," "Residential Rural," and "Rural Lands" in the unincorporated areas of the county?

    Measure S Police and Firefighters Binding Arbitration -- City of San Luis Obispo (Charter Amendment)
    Shall the San Luis Obispo City Charter be amended to provide that disputes about wages, hours and other terms and conditions of employment that cannot be resolved by negotiations between the City and the Police Officers' Association and the Firefighters' Union be subject to binding arbitration that is final without City Council or voter approval?

    Measure T Binding Arbitration Award Limits -- City of San Luis Obispo (Charter Amendment)
    Shall the "Taxpayer's Right to Decide" be enacted, amending the City's Charter to ensure fiscal accountability to the San Luis Obispo citizens by requiring voter approval of any binding arbitration award that imposes a financial burden greater than the increase in the local cost of living or the City's final offer, whichever is greater, limiting binding arbitration to salary only, and enacting other provisions to implement binding arbitration if it is approved by Measure S?

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