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November 2, 2004 Election

County Results as of Nov 24 10:10am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (209/209)
89.5% Countywide Voter Turnout (136625/152657)

Statewide Results as of Dec 6 4:02pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (24035/24035)
75.9% Statewide Voter Turnout (12,572,735/16,557,273)

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  • President

    President of the United StatesClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • John F. Kerry/John Edwards, Democratic
      6,737,355 votes 54.4%
    • George W. Bush/Dick Cheney, Republican
      5,501,496 votes 44.4%
    • Michael Badnarik/Richard Campagna, Libertarian
      50,101 votes .5%
    • David Cobb/Pat LaMarche, Green
      40,598 votes .3%
    • Leonard Peltier/Janice Jordan, Peace and Freedom
      27,548 votes .2%
    • Michael Anthony Peroutka/Chuck Baldwin, American Independent
      26,580 votes .2%
    • John Parker (Write-in)
    • John Joseph Kennedy (Write-in)
    • James Alexander-Pace (Write-in)
    • Ralph Nader (Write-in)
    • Anthony Jabin (Write-in)

    US Senate

    United States SenatorClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    US House

    United States Representative; District 6Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    State Senate

    State Senator; District 3Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Carole Migden, Democratic
      258,166 votes 68.2%
    • Andrew D. Felder, Republican
      98,332 votes 26%
    • Ian J. Grimes, Peace and Freedom
      12,013 votes 3.1%
    • David Rhodes, Libertarian
      10,234 votes 2.7%

    State Assembly

    Member of the State Assembly; District 6Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Joe Nation, Democratic
      148,556 votes 72.6%
    • Carolyn F. Patrick, Republican
      56,311 votes 27.4%


    Judge, Superior Court; County of Marin; Office 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites


    Board Member; Sausalito Marin City School District; 4 Year Short TermClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites


    Supervisor; County of Marin; Supervisorial District 3Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites


    Member, City Council; City of SausalitoClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    • Amy Belser
      2555 votes 25.62%
    • Paul Albritton
      2258 votes 22.64%
    • Michael Kelly
      2015 votes 20.20%
    • Jonathan Leone
      1833 votes 18.38%
    • Susan Roe
      1267 votes 12.70%
    • (7 Writein Votes 0.26%)

    Special District

    Director; Marin Healthcare DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    Board Member; Marin Municipal Water District; District 4Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    Director; Marin Municipal Water District; District 5Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    Director; Stinson Beach County Water DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    • Gilbert Scott Tye
      296 votes 30.90%
    • Elizabeth Sapanai
      276 votes 28.81%
    • John Wiest Gilbert
      238 votes 24.84%
    • Charles Dutkin
      136 votes 14.20%
    • (5 Writein Votes 2.23%)

    State Propositions

    Proposition 1A Protection of Local Government Revenues
    9,398,045 / 83.6% Yes votes ...... 1,837,430 / 16.4% No votes
    Should local property tax and sales tax revenues remain with local government thereby safeguarding funding for public safety, health, libraries, parks, and other local services? Provisions can only be suspended if the Governor declares a fiscal necessity and two-thirds of the Legislature concur.

    Proposition 59 Public Records, Open Meetings
    9,322,156 / 83.3% Yes votes ...... 1,867,161 / 16.7% No votes
    Shall the Constitution be amended to include public's right of access to meetings of government bodies and writings of government officials while preserving specified constitutional rights and retaining existing exclusions for certain meetings and records?

    Proposition 60 Election Rights of Political Parties
    7,217,315 / 67.5% Yes votes ...... 3,473,838 / 32.5% No votes
    Shall the general election ballot be required to include candidate receiving most votes among candidates of same party for partisan office in primary election?

    Proposition 60A Surplus Property
    7,765,107 / 73.2% Yes votes ...... 2,839,572 / 26.8% No votes
    Shall the sale proceeds of most surplus state property pay off specified bonds?

    Proposition 61 Children's Hospital Projects. Grant Program
    6,620,176 / 58.3% Yes votes ...... 4,743,459 / 41.7% No votes
    Shall $750 million general obligation bonds be authorized for grants to eligible children's hospitals for construction, expansion, remodeling, renovation, furnishing and equipping children's hospitals?

    Proposition 62 Elections. Primaries
    5,111,627 / 46.2% Yes votes ...... 5,960,889 / 53.8% No votes
    Should primary elections be structured so that voters may vote for any state or federal candidate regardless of party registration of voter or candidate? The two primary-election candidates receiving most votes for an office, whether they are candidates with "no party" or members of same or different party, would be listed on general election ballot. Exempts presidential nominations.

    Proposition 63 Mental Health Services Expansion, Funding. Tax on Personal Incomes above $1 Million
    6,183,119 / 53.7% Yes votes ...... 5,330,052 / 46.3% No votes
    Should a 1% tax on taxable personal income above $1 million to fund expanded health services for mentally ill children, adults, seniors be established?

    Proposition 64 Limit on Private Enforcement of Unfair Business Competition Laws
    6,562,861 / 58.9% Yes votes ...... 4,572,383 / 41.1% No votes
    Should individual or class action "unfair business" lawsuits be allowed only if actual loss suffered? Only government officials may enforce these laws on public's behalf.

    Proposition 65 Local Government Funds, Revenues. State Mandates
    3,895,621 / 37.6% Yes votes ...... 6,461,927 / 62.4% No votes
    Should reduction of local fee/tax revenues require voter approval? Permits suspension of state mandate if no state reimbursement to local government within 180 days after obligation determined.

    Proposition 66 Limitations on "Three Strikes" Law. Sex Crimes. Punishment
    5,596,077 / 47.3% Yes votes ...... 6,230,122 / 52.7% No votes
    Should the "Three Strikes" law be limited to violent and/or serious felonies? Permits limited re-sentencing under new definitions. Increases punishment for specified sex crimes against children.

    Proposition 67 Emergency Medical Services. Funding. Telephone Surcharge
    3,238,537 / 28.4% Yes votes ...... 8,154,515 / 71.6% No votes
    Should the telephone surcharge be increased and other funds for emergency room physicians, hospital emergency rooms, community clinics, emergency personnel training/equipment, and 911 telephone system be allocated?

    Proposition 68 Non-Tribal Commercial Gambling Expansion. Tribal Gaming Compact Amendments. Revenues, Tax Exemptions
    1,894,183 / 16.2% Yes votes ...... 9,788,161 / 83.8% No votes
    Should tribal compact amendments be authorized? Unless tribes accept, should casino gaming be authorized for sixteen non-tribal establishments? Percentage of gaming revenues fund government services.

    Proposition 69 DNA Samples. Collection. Database. Funding
    7,183,917 / 62.0% Yes votes ...... 4,395,343 / 38.0% No votes
    Should collection of DNA samples from all felons, and from others arrested for or charged with specified crimes be required with submission to state DNA database? Provides for funding.

    Proposition 70 Tribal Gaming Compacts. Exclusive Gaming Rights. Contributions to State
    2,759,558 / 23.7% Yes votes ...... 8,868,324 / 76.3% No votes
    Upon tribe's request, should the Governor be required to execute a 99-year compact? Tribes contribute percentage of net gaming income to state funds, in exchange for expanded, exclusive tribal casino gaming.

    Proposition 71 Stem Cell Research. Funding. Bonds
    7,009,814 / 59.1% Yes votes ...... 4,859,401 / 40.9% No votes
    Should the "California Institute for Regenerative Medicine" be established to regulate and fund stem cell research with the constitutional right to conduct such research and with an oversight committee? Prohibits funding of human reproductive cloning research.

    Proposition 72 Health Care Coverage Requirements
    5,681,863 / 49.1% Yes votes ...... 5,881,886 / 50.9% No votes
    Should legislation requiring health care coverage for employees, as specified, working for large and medium employers be approved?

    Local Measures

    Measure A Transportation Authority -- County of Marin (2/3 Majority Required)
    89555 / 71.22% Yes votes ...... 36187 / 28.78% No votes
    To reduce local traffic congestion by implementing a 20-year Transportation Plan that:

    • Maintains and improves bus service, including special services for seniors and disabled persons;
    • Fully funds and completes Highway 101 carpool lanes through San Rafael;
    • Maintains and improves roads, bikeways, sidewalks, and pathways;
    • Reduces school-related congestion and provides safe access to school;

    Shall Marin County voters authorize a 1/2-cent sales tax to implement the plan, with annual audits and an independent Citizens' Oversight Committee?

    Measure B Prohibiting Growing Genetically Modified Organisms -- County of Marin
    75313 / 61.91% Yes votes ...... 46333 / 38.09% No votes
    Shall the ordinance prohibiting growing of genetically modified organisms, with exceptions for medical research and treatment be adopted?

    Measure C Improvement Bond -- Marin Community College District (55% Vote Required)
    77102 / 63.04% Yes votes ...... 45199 / 36.96% No votes
    To provide affordable job training and four-year college reparation by using environmental building practice to improve science labs, classrooms, libraries, maintaining educational facilities, updating technology, wiring, improving energy efficiency, fire safety, campus security, disabled access, and repairing, constructing, acquiring, equipping classrooms, labs, sites, facilities, shall Marin Community College District issue $249,500,000 in bonds, at legal rates, with annual audits, citizen oversight, no money for administrator salaries?

    Measure E Bonds -- Novato Unified School District (2/3 vote required)
    17958 / 65.98% Yes votes ...... 9259 / 34.02% No votes
    To maintain, restore and improve essential educational programs in Novato's neighborhood schools with emphasis on math, science, and English, attracting and retaining qualified and experienced teachers and employees, reducing class sizes and supporting school library services and classroom technology shall the Novato Unified School District extend its existing special tax and increase it to $185 per parcel for eight years,with an exemption for seniors, all money staying in our community and no money for administrator salaries?

    Measure F Amendment of Section 1 -- City of Novato (Majority Approval Required)
    13522 / 62.80% Yes votes ...... 8011 / 37.20% No votes
    To allow the City of Novato increased flexibility to seek voter approval to construct city facilities, shall Measure D enacted in November of 1987 be amended to allow for projects of this nature to be voted upon in special elections as long as there is another measure or matter on the same ballot to reduce the costs of holding such special elections?

    Measure G Parcel Tax Renewal -- Tamalpais Union High School District (2/3 Vote Required)
    48312 / 74.63% Yes votes ...... 16426 / 25.37% No votes
    To maintain quality public high school education including small class sizes and exceptional instructional programs in Belvedere, Bolinas,Corte Madera, Fairfax, Greenbrae, Kentfield, Larkspur, Marin City, Mill Valley, Nicasio, Ross, San Anselmo, San Geronimo, Sausalito, Stinson and Tiburon, shall Tamalpais Union High School district be authorized to renew a parcel tax for 7 years commencing July 1, 2005, at the current rate plus an annual 3% increase ($199.97 + tax year 2005 + 2006), with an exemption for parcels owned and occupied by persons 65 and older?

    Measure H Renewal of Special Assessment for Educational Programs and Services -- Mill Valley School District (2/3 vote)
    13778 / 77.72% Yes votes ...... 3949 / 22.28% No votes
    To maintain school libraries and libraryervices, maintain small class sizes, and avoid the layoff of teachers in Mill Valley elementary and middle schools, shall the existing instructional parcel tax in Mill Valley be continued for an additional 8 years, including an annual audit and accountability measures?

    Measure I Sausalito School Improvement Bond -- Sausalito Marin City School District (55% Vote Required)
    4346 / 73.52% Yes votes ...... 1565 / 26.48% No votes
    To permit Sausalito Marin City School District tof inance construction/modernization of Martin Luther King, Jr. Academy, Bayside/Willow Creek modernization, replacement of Bayside School's kindergarten-first grade building; repair of inadequate electrical, heating, ventilation and plumbing; safety improvements, including upgrades to playgrounds and athletic fields; improvements to meet current building codes, improved accessibility, and technology upgrades; shall Sausalito Marin City School District issue $15,900,000 of bonds at interest rates within the legal limit, with a Citizens' Oversight Committee to audit expenditures?

    Measure J Transient Occupancy Tax and Appropriations Limit Increase -- City of Sausalito (Majority Approval Required)
    2432 / 58.84% Yes votes ...... 1701 / 41.16% No votes
    Shall an Ordinance of the City of Sausalito be approved to amend Section 3.12.030 of the City of Sausalito Municipal Code to increase the Transient Occupancy Tax from 10% to an amount not to exceed 12% and shall Sausalito's appropriations limit be correspondingly increased?

    Measure K Maintaining Excellence in Jr. High and High Schools -- Petaluma Joint Union High School District (2/3 Vote Required)
    22,119 / 68.0% Yes votes ...... 10,386 / 32.0% No votes
       21,989 (68.0%) Yes / 10,330 (32.0%) No in Sonoma County
       130 (69.89%) Yes / 56 (30.11%) No in Marin County
    To keep school libraries open, restore smaller class sizes grades 7-12, restore and maintain computer and technology programs, maintain music and fine art programs, and provide necessary educational programs and materials to the extent funds are available, shall the Petaluma Joint Union High School District be authorized to levy a $50 annual parcel tax for four years, beginning July 1,2005 with annual citizens' oversight committee, exempting parcels owned and occupied by persons 65 years of age or over?

    Measure L Adoption of Special Municipal Services Tax -- Town of Fairfax (Municipal Services Tax - 2/3 Approval Required)
    2525 / 57.05% Yes votes ...... 1901 / 42.95% No votes
    Shall an ordinance be adopted approving the adoptionpecial municipal services tax uponential property to a maximum rate ofone hundred twenty-five dollars for each dwelling unit andupon improved business property to a maximum rate of onehundred twenty-five dollars for each business occupancy andspecifying that all proceeds of the special municipal servicestax shall be paid into the general fund to be used exclusivelyfor the specific purposes of public safety, including police,fire, emergency medical and public works which includeshazard/safety improvements to our public streets andsidewalks?

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