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November 2, 2004 Election

County Results as of Dec 15 1:37pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (522/522)
62.0% Countywide Voter Turnout (228,389/368,410)

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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330 W 20th Ave-Enter O'Farrell
San Mateo, CA

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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%
    • James Alexander-Pace (Write-in)
    • Anthony Jabin (Write-in)
    • John Joseph Kennedy (Write-in)
    • John Parker (Write-in)
    • Ralph Nader (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 12Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    State Assembly

    Member of the State Assembly; District 19Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites


    Member, Board of Trustees; San Mateo County Board of Education; Trustee Area #4Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    Member, Board of Trustees; San Mateo County Board of Education; Trustee Area #6Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    Member, Board of Trustees; San Mateo County Board of Education; Trustee Area #7Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    Special District

    Board Member; Peninsula Health Care DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Dan Ullyot
      27,305 votes 36.0%
    • Rick Navarro
      26,787 votes 35.3%
    • Nylda Gemple
      17,480 votes 23.0%
    • Anson Kwan
      4,349 votes 5.7%

    Harbor Commissioner; San Mateo County Harbor DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    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 Tax -- County of San Mateo (2/3 Approval Required)
    147,234 / 75.3% Yes votes ...... 48,227 / 24.7% No votes
    Shall San Mateo County Ordinance No. 04223, THE SAN MATEO COUNTY SAFE ROADS, TRAFFIC RELIEF AND PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION MEASURE be approved: To repair neighborhood streets; expand senior and paratransit services; improve Caltrain; construct bicycle/pedestrian paths; support existing BART service; assist water transport; reduce congestion; shall the Transportation Authority extend the current 1/2 cent sales/use tax for 25 years, implement the County Expenditure Plan and issue limited tax bonds not exceeding proceeds, with no increase in taxes, and with citizen participation and annual audits?

    Measure B Charter Amendment -- County of San Mateo (Majority Approval Required)
    129,609 / 70.5% Yes votes ...... 54,192 / 29.5% No votes
    Should Section 501 of the County Charter be amended to required that personnel appointments serve the County's diverse population and to prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability or sexual orientation?

    Measure C Charter Amendment -- County of San Mateo (Majority Approval Required)
    106,366 / 60.4% Yes votes ...... 69,607 / 39.6% No votes
    Shall Section 303 of the County Charter be amended to remove the requirement that the appoointment of an Acting County Manager must be an existing County officer or employee?

    Measure D Charter Amendment -- County of San Mateo (Majority Approval Required)
    97,523 / 59.1% Yes votes ...... 67,384 / 40.9% No votes
    Should Sections 502b(3) and 502b(4) of the County Charter be amended to limit the unclassified status of persons employed for professional, scientific, technical, expert services or associated services on a temporary basis for a specific project to three consecutive years and to delete part time physicians from unclassified service?

    Measure E Charter Amendment -- County of San Mateo (Majority Approval Required)
    82,809 / 47.8% Yes votes ...... 90,410 / 52.2% No votes
    Shall Section 206a(5) of the County Charter be amended to provide that the Board of Supervisors may annually request that the Grand Jury investigate and recommend on the need for an adjustment in the compensation of Supervisors. If the Grand Jury recommends an adjustment in compensation for Supervisors, the Board of Supervisors may accept or reject the recommendation but in no event may it set its compensation at an amount above the recommendation?

    Measure P Ordinance -- City of San Mateo (Majority Approval Required)
    17,151 / 68.7% Yes votes ...... 7,826 / 31.3% No votes
    Shall an ordinance be adopted to amend the City of San Mateo's General Plan to maintain policies on building heights, residential densities, commerical and office square footage, and affordable housing originally adopted by city voters in 1991, subject to certain specified revisions?

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