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San Mateo County, CA November 4, 2014 Election
Directory of San Mateo County, CA Measures
County Results as of Dec 28 11:42am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (475/475)
46.2% Countywide Voter Turnout (164,453/355,598)

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Measure H. Educational Bond Measure -- San Mateo County Community College District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 102,615 / 66.2% Yes votes ...... 52,350 / 33.8% No votes
To prepare College of San Mateo, Canada College, and Skyline College students for universities and high-demand jobs; modernize math and science classrooms and labs; upgrade computer, biotechnology and job training facilities; upgrade access for disabled students; ensure classrooms meet earthquake, fire, and safety requirements; and replace aging infrastructure with energy efficient systems, shall San Mateo County Community College District issue $388,000,000 in bonds within legal limits, with annual independent audits, Citizens' Oversight, and all proceeds benefiting your local community colleges?

Measure I. Educational Bond Measure -- Belmont-Redwood Shores School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 7,017 / 64.8% Yes votes ...... 3,820 / 35.2% No votes
To add elementary and middle school classrooms and science labs for math, science, reading, and writing programs; relieve school overcrowding; provide updated classroom computers and instructional technology for quality 21st century education; repair, construct, acquire classroom, facilities and equipment; add restrooms to accommodate growing student enrollment, shall Belmont-Redwood Shores School District issue $48 million in bonds which cannot be taken by the State, at legal rates, with independent citizens' oversight, annual audits, and all funds benefitting local schools?

Measure J. Educational Bond Measure -- Jefferson Union High School District (55% Approval Required)
Pass: 17,090 / 71.2% Yes votes ...... 6,928 / 28.8% No votes
To repair and replace leaky roofs, gutters, and drains; upgrade classrooms with up-to-date computers and technology; and repair and construct classrooms, libraries, and educational facilities at Jefferson, Oceana, Terra Nova, Thornton, Westmoor, and Adult-Ed High Schools, shall Jefferson Union High School District be authorized to issue $133,000,000 of bonds with interest rates below legal limits, independent citizen oversight, no money for administrator salaries, all funds spent locally, and no funds taken by the State?

Measure K. Educational Parcel Tax -- Bayshore Elementary School District (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 451 / 73.5% Yes votes ...... 163 / 26.5% No votes
To preserve quality education and maintain stable, local funding that cannot be taken by the State; maintain competitive science, math, reading, writing, and other programs; attract and retain quality teachers; and integrate modern technology for future student success; shall Bayshore Elementary School District renew the existing parcel tax at the rate per parcel described in the voter pamphlet for 8 years with annual adjustments for inflation, senior and disability exemptions, and no money for administrator salaries?

Measure L. Educational Parcel Tax -- Burlingame School District (2/3 Approval Required)
Pass: 6,379 / 77.2% Yes votes ...... 1,885 / 22.8% No votes
Without increasing current tax rates and to maintain quality education for Burlingame students, by protecting math, science, technology, reading and writing programs; retaining qualified teachers; maintaining hands-on science classes; supporting art and music; maintaining school libraries; and maintaining smaller elementary class sizes, shall Burlingame Elementary School District consolidate and renew its existing $256 parcel taxes for 14 years, including a senior citizen exemption, no funds for administrators' salaries, independent citizen oversight, and all funds staying local?

Measure M. El Camino Real/Downtown Specific Plan -- City of Menlo Park (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 3,893 / 38.7% Yes votes ...... 6,179 / 61.3% No votes
Shall an Ordinance entitled "An Initiative Measure Proposing Amendments to the City of Menlo Park General Plan and Menlo Park 2012 El Camino Real/Downtown Specific Plan Limiting Office Development, Modifying Open Space Requirements, and Requiring Voter Approval for New Non-Residential Projects that Exceed Specified Development Limits" be adopted?

Measure N. Transit Corridors Plan Measure -- City of San Bruno (Majority Approval Required)
Pass: 5,382 / 68.2% Yes votes ...... 2,511 / 31.8% No votes
To stimulate economic enhancement only in San Bruno's Transit Corridors Plan Area, shall the City amend Ordinance 1284 to allow (1) buildings exceeding the maximum height of fifty feet by twenty feet along El Camino Real, fifteen feet along San Bruno Avenue, five feet along San Mateo Avenue, and forty feet in the Caltrain Station area; (2) development on 42 residential parcels exceeding the density permitted in 1974; (3) above-ground multi-story parking garages?

Measure O. Sales Tax Measure -- City of Half Moon Bay (Majority Approval Required)
Fail: 1,886 / 49.7% Yes votes ...... 1,908 / 50.3% No votes
To provide additional funding exclusively for the City of Half Moon Bay that can be used to substantially fund our new library, upgrade Smith Field and other recreational facilities, repair city streets, improve youth and senior services, and invest in opportunities to enhance our quality of life, shall the expiration date of the half-cent general sales tax approved by Half Moon Bay voters in 2012 be extended for 3 years to April 2019 with continued oversight by a citizens' committee?

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