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November 7, 2000 Election

County Results as of Nov 22 4:24pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (457/457)
80% Countywide Voter Turnout (198,562/248,181)

Statewide Results as of Dec 5 12:43pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (25702/25702)
70.5% Statewide Voter Turnout (11,087,155/15,707,307)

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  • President

    President of the United States

    • Al Gore, Democratic
      5,833,974 votes 53.5%
    • George W. Bush, Republican
      4,542,793 votes 41.7%
    • Ralph Nader, Green
      415,370 votes 3.9%
    • Harry Browne, Libertarian
      45,291 votes .4%
    • Patrick J. Buchanan, Reform
      44,817 votes .4%
    • Howard Phillips, American Independent
      16,974 votes .1%
    • John Hagelin, Natural Law
      10,864 votes 0%
    • William M. Kenyon, Sr. (Write-In)
    • David McReynolds (Write-In)

    President and Vice President; United States

    United States Senator

    United States Senator

    United States Representative

    United States Representative; District 1

    United States Representative; District 6

    • Lynn Woolsey, Democratic
      182,116 votes 64.4%
    • Ken McAuliffe, Republican
      80,169 votes 28.4%
    • Justin "Justo" Moscoso, Green
      13,248 votes 4.6%
    • Richard O. Barton, Libertarian
      4,691 votes 1.6%
    • Alan Barreca, Natural Law
      2,894 votes 1%


    State Senator; District 3

    Member of the State Assembly; District 1

    Member of the State Assembly; District 6

    Member of the State Assembly; District 7

    • Patricia "Pat" Wiggins, Democratic
      102,425 votes 66.5%
    • Pedro J. Rivera, Republican
      45,563 votes 29.6%
    • William Schoeffler, Libertarian
      6,147 votes 3.9%


    Member, County Board of Education; Sonoma County Board of Education; Trustee Area 1

    Governing Board Member; Calistoga Joint Unified School District (3 Elected)

    • Carrie E. Domogalla
      179 votes 27.8%
    • Don Watson
      161 votes 25.0%
    • Doug Sterk
      118 votes 18.3%
    • Martin E. Hunt
      116 votes 18.0%
    • John Fruin
      68 votes 10.5%

    Governing Board Member; Cloverdale Unified School District (3 Elected)

    • Cindy Bogner
      1,810 votes 20.6%
    • Dick W. Johnson
      1,570 votes 17.9%
    • Rick Lopez
      1,492 votes 17.0%
    • Susan Ruffner-Statzer
      1,473 votes 16.8%
    • Linda L. Pardini
      1,304 votes 14.8%
    • Jeanette Sherman
      1,133 votes 12.9%

    Governing Board Member; Cotati/Rohnert Park Unified School District (2 Elected)

    Governing Board Member; Geyserville Unified School District (3 Elected)

    • Dan Weaver
      498 votes 31.7%
    • Bobbi L. Halvorsen
      394 votes 25.1%
    • Mindy L. Ward
      385 votes 24.5%
    • Duncan Soldner
      294 votes 18.7%

    Governing Board Member; Healdsburg Unified School District (3 Elected)

    Governing Board Member; Petaluma Joint Union High School District (2 Elected)

    Governing Board Member Prestwood Area; Sonoma Valley Unified School District

    • Bill Hammett
      8,322 votes 54.7%
    • Barbara Clementino
      6,875 votes 45.2%

    Governing Board Member Sassarini Area; Sonoma Valley Unified School District

    • Sandra Lowe
      8,623 votes 57.5%
    • Andrew J. Clyde
      6,358 votes 42.4%

    Governing Board Member; Windsor Unified School District (2 Elected)

    Governing Board Member; Bennett Valley Union School District (2 Elected)

    • Terri Mitchell
      3,247 votes 41.3%
    • Eric Davis
      2,126 votes 27.0%
    • Henry "Spud" Davis
      1,830 votes 23.3%
    • Joe Lucci
      654 votes 8.3%

    Governing Board Member; Old Adobe Union School District (2 Elected)

    Governing Board Member; Piner Olivet Union School District (2 Elected)


    Governing Board Member; City of Santa Rosa High School District (4 Elected)

    Member, City Council; City of Santa Rosa (4 Elected)

    Member, City Council; City of Cloverdale (2 Elected)

    City Clerk; City of Cloverdale

    • Michele Penirian Winterbottom
      1,633 votes 99.2%

    Member, City Council; City of Cotati (3 Elected)

    Member, City Council; City of Healdsburg (3 Elected)

    Member, City Council; City of Petaluma (3 Elected)

    • Pamela Torliatt
      11,993 votes 21.1%
    • Mike O'Brien
      9,890 votes 17.4%
    • Bryant Moynihan
      9,349 votes 16.5%
    • David Glass
      8,011 votes 14.1%
    • Scott Vouri
      6,695 votes 11.8%
    • James C. Mobley, Jr.
      4,336 votes 7.6%
    • Gabe Kearney
      3,602 votes 6.3%
    • Wayne E. Vieler
      2,868 votes 5.1%

    Member, City Council; City of Rohnert Park (3 Elected)

    Member, City Council; City of Sebastopol (2 Elected)

    Member, City Council; City of Sonoma (2 Elected)

    • Joe Costello
      2,272 votes 26.9%
    • Dick Ashford
      1,829 votes 21.7%
    • Jim Ghilotti
      1,530 votes 18.1%
    • Thomas Anderson
      777 votes 9.2%
    • William H. Paynter
      767 votes 9.1%
    • Debra J. Friedman
      702 votes 8.3%
    • John Toulze
      333 votes 3.9%
    • Richard Lyle Shown
      219 votes 2.6%

    Member, Town Council; Town of Windsor (2 Elected)


    Director; Forestville Fire Protection District (3 Elected)

    • James Hill
      2,150 votes 33.2%
    • Doug Wood
      1,860 votes 28.7%
    • A. Rebecca Smith
      1,811 votes 28.0%
    • Dennis Alan James
      651 votes 10.1%

    Director; Windsor Fire Protection District (3 Elected)

    • Victor A. Pozzi
      5,411 votes 26.7%
    • Jay M. Bushrow
      4,449 votes 21.9%
    • Richard J. Olufs
      3,097 votes 15.3%
    • John W. Martin
      1,691 votes 8.3%
    • John D. Nelson
      1,560 votes 7.7%
    • Floyd S. Coakley
      1,487 votes 7.3%
    • J. B. Bryant
      1,101 votes 5.4%
    • Kevin J. Davis
      849 votes 4.2%
    • Edward Halsey Brochu
      612 votes 3.0%

    Director; Petaluma Health Care District (3 Elected)

    Director; Sonoma Valley Health Care District (3 Elected)


    Judge of the Superior Court; County of Sonoma; Office 3

    State Propositions

    Proposition 32 Veterans’ Bond Act of 2000
    6,709,560 / 67.2% Yes votes ...... 3,278,248 / 32.8% No votes
    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
    3,791,715 / 39.0% Yes votes ...... 5,941,814 / 61.0% No votes
    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
    5,903,907 / 60.0% Yes votes ...... 3,933,949 / 40.0% No votes
    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.
    5,442,138 / 55.1% Yes votes ...... 4,428,702 / 44.9% No votes
    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
    6,199,992 / 60.8% Yes votes ...... 3,991,153 / 39.2% No votes
    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
    4,579,981 / 48.0% Yes votes ...... 4,963,684 / 52.0% No votes
    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.
    3,085,457 / 29.5% Yes votes ...... 7,387,753 / 70.5% No votes
    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.
    5,402,822 / 53.3% Yes votes ...... 4,733,205 / 46.7% No votes
    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 A Qualified Special Tax Assessment for Educational Purposes -- Shoreline Joint Unified School District
    890 / 71.7% Yes votes ...... 351 / 28.3% No votes
    To maintain existing school programs and improve the quality of education; to provide funds to buy updated textbooks and materials for math, reading, and writing courses; and to enhance critical computer science, library, and arts programs, shall the Shoreline Unified School District extend the existing $120 a year parcel tax, increasing annually at 4%, for no more than six years?

    Measure B School Facilities -- Shoreline Joint Unified School District (Bonds)
    862 / 70.7% Yes votes ...... 358 / 29.3% No votes
    To improve the quality of education and provide safety for our children; construct and modernize school facilities, including libraries, computer labs and multi-use rooms for school and community use; repair aging infrastructure such as worn-out electrical and heating systems and restrooms; and construct permanent classrooms to replace aging portables; shall the Shoreline Unified School District incur bonded indebtedness in the amount of $7,000,000 at an interest rate not to exceed the statutory limit?

    Measure H Transient Occupancy Tax -- County of Sonoma
    65,269 / 37.4% Yes votes ...... 109,045 / 62.6% No votes
    Shall an ordinance be approved to amend Section 12-11 of the Sonoma County Code to increase the transient occupancy tax rate from nine (9) percent to twelve (12) percent upon transients occupying lodging located only within the unincorporated area of Sonoma County?

    Measure I Rural Heritage Initiative -- County of Sonoma
    78,590 / 42.6% Yes votes ...... 105,923 / 57.4% No votes
    Shall the "Rural Heritage Initiative" ordinance which would, for the next thirty years, add a requirement for voter approval of any amendment to the Sonoma County General Plan to (i) amend the land use designation or increase the density of lands designated as "Land Intensive Agriculture," "Land Extensive Agriculture," "Diverse Agriculture," or "Resources and Rural Development," or (ii) make changes in specified General Plan land use goals, objectives, or policies, be adopted?

    Measure J Transient Occupancy Tax Increase -- City of Santa Rosa
    23,591 / 43.2% Yes votes ...... 31,041 / 56.8% No votes
    Shall the voters of the City of Santa Rosa adopt an ordinance amending Section 3-28.020 of the Santa Rosa City Code to increase the City's Transient Occupancy Tax upon transients occupying lodgings within the City to twelve percent?

    Measure K Utility Users Tax -- City of Cloverdale
    464 / 17.3% Yes votes ...... 2,215 / 82.7% No votes
    In order to maintain essential City services, shall the Cloverdale City Telephone, Electricity and Gas Users Tax, Municipal Code Chapter 3.40 be amended as follows: (1) the tax shall be increased to five percent; (2) the tax shall also be imposed on cellular, facsimile, pager and cable video services, with account addresses within the City of Cloverdale; and (3) the annual cumulative dollar limitation for any single service user shall be increased to $350?

    Measure L Growth Management -- City of Healdsburg (Council Initiative)
    1,852 / 42.3% Yes votes ...... 2,531 / 57.7% No votes
    Shall the Ordinance establishing growth control measures limiting annual building permits in the City of Healdsburg to 25 per year, subject to certain exemptions, and amending the General Plan be adopted?

    Measure M Growth Management -- City of Healdsburg (Citizen Initiative)
    2,472 / 55.2% Yes votes ...... 2,003 / 44.8% No votes
    Shall the Ordinance establishing growth control measures limiting annual building permits to 30 per year in the City of Healdsburg be adopted?

    Measure N Urban Growth Boundary -- City of Rohnert Park
    10,274 / 70.7% Yes votes ...... 4,249 / 29.3% No votes
    Shall the voters of Rohnert Park amend the General Plan to make the Urban Growth Boundary effective for 20 years so as to prevent urban sprawl, protect community separators, preserve agricultural land and open space, and control the amount and rate of growth to conform to the new General Plan, be spread evenly over 20 years, and provide that no change can be made to the Urban Growth Boundary measure unless approved by the voters?

    Measure O Affordable Housing -- City of Rohnert Park
    7,462 / 53.4% Yes votes ...... 6,504 / 46.6% No votes
    Without increasing taxes, shall private sponsors with government assistance be allowed to develop, construct, or acquire low-rent housing subject to these conditions: Authorized units shall not exceed four percent of units in the City; No more than 15 percent of the units shall be located in any Section (A through S) or specific plan area; Twenty percent of the units shall be reserved for elderly or disabled households; The authorization shall expire November 8, 2020?

    Measure P Transient Occupancy Tax Increase -- City of Sebastopol
    2,544 / 67.6% Yes votes ...... 1,219 / 32.4% No votes
    Shall the City increase the existing Transient Occupancy Tax from 6% to 10%?

    Measure Q Increase in Sales Tax -- City of Sebastopol
    1,898 / 50.4% Yes votes ...... 1,869 / 49.6% No votes
    Shall The City increase the Sales Tax by 0.125%?

    Measure R Low Income Housing -- City of Sonoma
    2,808 / 59.8% Yes votes ...... 1,890 / 40.2% No votes
    Shall the City of Sonoma adopt an ordinance authorizing public entities to develop, construct or acquire 100 additional units of low-rent housing in the City of Sonoma?

    Measure S Urban Growth Boundary -- City of Sonoma
    2,966 / 63.7% Yes votes ...... 1,689 / 36.3% No votes
    Shall the ordinance amending the City of Sonoma General Plan to establish an urban growth boundary be adopted?

    Measure T Special Tax -- Rincon Valley Fire Protection District
    8,528 / 70.7% Yes votes ...... 3,526 / 29.3% No votes
    Shall Ordinance No. 00/01-1-R of the Rincon Valley Fire Protection District authorizing imposition of a special tax having a maximum rate of $36.00 for the first dwelling unit and $12 for each additional dwelling unit for residential use property and $0.05 per square foot of building area for commercial and industrial use property to assist in meeting the costs of providing authorized services and exercising the other rights and powers of the District be approved?

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