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November 3, 2020 Election

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County Results as of Dec 17 12:16pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (112/112)
90.2% Countywide Voter Turnout (158103/175220)
Statewide Results as of Dec 3 8:47am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (20497/20497)
80.7% Statewide Voter Turnout (17,783,784/22,047,615)

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  • President

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

    • Joseph R. Biden/Kamala D. Harris, Democratic
      11,109,764 votes 63.5%
    • Donald J. Trump/Michael R. Pence, Republican
      6,005,961 votes 34.3%
    • Jo Jorgensen/Jeremy "Spike" Cohen, Libertarian
      187,885 votes 1.1%
    • Howie Hawkins/Angela Nicole Walker, Green
      81,025 votes 0.5%
    • Roque De La Fuente "Rocky" Guerra/Kanye Omari West, American Independent
      60,155 votes 0.3%
    • Gloria La Riva/Sunil Freeman, Peace and Freedom
      51,036 votes 0.3%

    United States Representative

    United States Representative; District 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Jared Huffman, Democratic
      294,435 votes 75.7%
    • Dale K. Mensing, Republican
      94,320 votes 24.3%

    Member of the State Assembly

    Member of the State Assembly; District 10Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Marc Levine, Democratic
      158,263 votes 65.7%
    • Veronica "Roni" Jacobi, Democratic
      82,638 votes 34.3%

    School

    Board of Education Member; Marin County Board of Education; Trustee Area 4Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Felicia "Fel" Agrelius
      11491 votes 57.86%
    • Robert K. Goldman
      8369 votes 42.14%

    Governing Board Member; Marin Community College DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (4 Elected)

    • Paul Da Silva
      76526 votes 21.34%
    • Stephanie A. O'Brien
      70782 votes 19.74%
    • Philip J. Kranenburg
      63651 votes 17.75%
    • Eva Long
      63005 votes 17.57%
    • Stuart Tanenberg
      59575 votes 16.61%
    • Robbie Powelson
      25023 votes 6.98%

    Governing Board Member; Petaluma Joint Union High School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Sheldon Gen
      18,000 votes 29.1%
    • Ellen Webster
      16,036 votes 25.9%
    • Linda Judah
      15,940 votes 25.7%
    • Carol Ann Street
      11,954 votes 19.3%

    Governing Board Member; San Rafael Elementary School District; Trustee Area 1Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Gina Daly
      3887 votes 56.02%
    • Samantha Ramirez
      3051 votes 43.98%

    Governing Board Member; Tamalpais Union High School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Leslie J. Harlander
      30281 votes 29.48%
    • Karen K. Loebbaka
      27693 votes 26.96%
    • Brandon Johnson
      16855 votes 16.41%
    • Tiffany M. McElroy
      16057 votes 15.63%
    • Mandy Downing
      11826 votes 11.51%

    Governing Board Member; Mill Valley School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Michele Crncich Hodge
      8349 votes 28.54%
    • Elli Abdoli
      8046 votes 27.51%
    • Joan Hottenstein
      7319 votes 25.02%
    • Bob Jacobs
      5537 votes 18.93%

    Governing Board Member; Novato Unified School District; Trustee Area 3Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Julie Jacobson
      1730 votes 55.56%
    • Desmond Fambrini
      1384 votes 44.44%

    Governing Board Member; Reed Union School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Liz Edison Webb
      4484 votes 37.32%
    • Jacqueline Jaffee
      3919 votes 32.62%
    • Charles Hornbrook
      2574 votes 21.42%
    • Dan Emerson
      1038 votes 8.64%

    Governing Board Member; Sausalito Marin City School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Alena Maunder
      3227 votes 30.81%
    • Lisa Bennett
      2646 votes 25.26%
    • Yasmine McGrane
      2335 votes 22.29%
    • Jennifer Conway
      2267 votes 21.64%

    Municipal

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

    • Steve Block
      885 votes 28.99%
    • Nancy Kemnitzer
      879 votes 28.79%
    • James K. Lynch
      779 votes 25.52%
    • Chelsea Schlunt
      510 votes 16.70%

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

    • Chance Cutrano
      3320 votes 27.78%
    • Barbara Coler
      2914 votes 24.38%
    • Bruce Ackerman
      2277 votes 19.05%
    • John Reed
      1965 votes 16.44%
    • Joe McGarry
      1474 votes 12.33%

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

    • Brian Colbert
      4977 votes 24.85%
    • Alexis N. Fineman
      4768 votes 23.81%
    • Eileen Burke
      3815 votes 19.05%
    • John Wright
      3241 votes 16.18%
    • Ann Politzer
      3228 votes 16.12%

    Councilmember; City of San Rafael; Council District 1Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Maika Llorens Gulati
      1960 votes 100.00%

    Councilmember; City of San Rafael; Council District 4Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Rachel Kertz
      3359 votes 44.10%
    • Greg Knell
      2257 votes 29.63%
    • John A. Gamblin
      2001 votes 26.27%

    Mayor; City of San RafaelClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Kate Colin
      22570 votes 86.27%
    • Mahmoud A. Shirazi
      3591 votes 13.73%

    City Attorney; City of San RafaelClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Robert F. Epstein
      20133 votes 100.00%

    Clerk and Assessor; City of San RafaelClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Lindsay Lara
      20025 votes 100.00%

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

    • Janelle Kellman
      3005 votes 25.67%
    • Melissa Blaustein
      2660 votes 22.72%
    • Ian Sobieski
      1877 votes 16.03%
    • Joan Cox
      1876 votes 16.02%
    • Aaron Singer
      1247 votes 10.65%
    • Vicki Nichols
      1042 votes 8.90%

    District

    Director; Muir Beach Community Services DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • David H. Taylor
      233 votes 52.01%
    • Paul Jeschke
      151 votes 33.71%
    • Ming Hwang
      64 votes 14.29%

    Director; Tamalpais Community Services DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    • Steffen J. Bartschat
      2288 votes 29.42%
    • Steven M. Levine
      2283 votes 29.35%
    • Matthew McMahon
      2128 votes 27.36%
    • Mark Tarpey-Schwed
      1079 votes 13.87%

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

    • Edward J. Alfrey
      58073 votes 37.46%
    • Ann Sparkman
      50932 votes 32.86%
    • Harris F. "Hank" Simmonds
      25977 votes 16.76%
    • Melissa Bradley
      20038 votes 12.93%

    Director; Marin Municipal Water District; Division 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Monty Schmitt
      9697 votes 68.61%
    • Mark Lubamersky
      3866 votes 27.35%
    • Carsten S. Andersen
      570 votes 4.03%

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

    • Larry Russell
      11003 votes 68.25%
    • Chris Hobbs
      5118 votes 31.75%

    State Propositions

    Proposition 14 Authorizes Bonds Continuing Stem Cell Research
    Pass: 8,588,156 / 51.1% Yes votes ...... 8,221,692 / 48.9% No votes
    Authorizes $5.5 billion state bonds for: stem cell and other medical research, including training; research facility construction; administrative costs. Dedicates $1.5 billion to brain-related diseases. Appropriates General Fund moneys for repayment. Expands related programs. Fiscal impact: Increased state costs to repay bonds estimated at about $260 million per year over the next roughly 30 years.

    Proposition 15 Increases Funding Sources for Public Schools, Community Colleges, and Local Government Services by Changing Tax Assessment of Commercial and Industrial Property
    Fail: 8,212,641 / 48.0% Yes votes ...... 8,885,052 / 52.0% No votes
    Taxes such as properties based on current market value, instead of purchase price. Fiscal impact: Increased property taxes on commercial properties worth more than $3 million providing $6.5 billion to $11.5 billion in new funding to local government and schools.

    Proposition 16 Allows Diversity as a Factor in Public Employment, Education, and Contracting Decisions
    Fail: 7,216,721 / 42.8% Yes votes ...... 9,655,024 / 57.2% No votes
    Permits government decision-making policies to consider race, sex, color, ethnicity, or national origin in order to address diversity by repealing constitutional provision prohibiting such policies. Fiscal impact: No direct fiscal effect on state and local entities. The effects of the measure depend on the future choices of state and local government entities and are highly uncertain.

    Proposition 17 Restores Right to Vote After Completion of Prison Term
    Pass: 9,985,065 / 58.6% Yes votes ...... 7,068,706 / 41.4% No votes
    Restores voting rights upon completion of prison term to persons who have been disqualified from voting while serving a prison term. Fiscal impact: Annual county costs, likely in the hundreds of thousands of dollars statewide, for voter registration and ballot materials. One-time state costs, likely in the hundreds of thousands of dollars, for voter registration cards and systems.

    Proposition 18 Amends California Constitution to Permit 17-year-olds to Vote in Primary and Special Elections if They will Turn 18 by the Next General Election and Be Otherwise Elegible to Vote
    Fail: 7,513,957 / 44.0% Yes votes ...... 9,577,238 / 56.0% No votes
    Fiscal Impact: Increased statewide county costs likely between several hundreds of thousands of dollars and $1 million every two years. Increased one-time costs to the state of hundreds of thousands of dollars.

    Proposition 19 Changes Certain Property Tax Rules
    Pass: 8,545,393 / 51.1% Yes votes ...... 8,175,618 / 48.9% No votes
    Allows homeowners who are over 55, disabled, or wildfire/disaster victims to transfer primary residence's tax base to replacement residence. Changes of taxation of family-property transfers. Establishes fire protection services fund. Fiscal impact: Local governments could gain tens of millions of dollars of property tax revenue per year, probably growing over time to a few hundred million dollars per year. Schools could receive similar property tax gains.

    Proposition 20 Restricts Parole for Non-violent Offenders. Authorizes Felony Sentences for Certain Offenses Currently Treated Only as Misdemeanors
    Fail: 6,385,421 / 38.3% Yes votes ...... 10,293,563 / 61.7% No votes
    Limits access to parole program established for non-violent offenders who have completed the full term of their primary offense by eliminating eligibility for certain offenses. Fiscal impact: Increase in state and local correctional, court, and law enforcement costs likely in the tens of millions of dollars annually, depending on implementation.

    Proposition 21 Expands Local Goverments' Authority to Enact Rent Control on Residential Property
    Fail: 6,770,958 / 40.1% Yes votes ...... 10,094,634 / 59.9% No votes
    Allows local governments to establish rent control on residential properties over 15 years old. Local limits on rate increases may differ from statewide limit. Fiscal impact: Overall, a potential reduction in state and local revenues in the highs of tens of millions of dollars per year over time. Depending on actions by local communities, revenue losses could be less or more.

    Proposition 22 Exempts App-basedd Transportation and Delivery Companies From Providing Employee Benefits to Certain Drivers
    Pass: 9,957,858 / 58.6% Yes votes ...... 7,027,467 / 41.4% No votes
    Classifies app-based drivers as "independent contractors," instead of "employees," and provides independent-contractor drivers other compensation, unless certain criteria are met. Fiscal impact: Minor increase in state income taxes paid by rideshare and delivery company drivers and investors.

    Proposition 23 Establishes State Requirements for Kidney Dialysis Clinics. Requires On-site Medical Professional
    Fail: 6,161,109 / 36.6% Yes votes ...... 10,683,606 / 63.4% No votes
    Requires physician or other specified medical professional on site during dialysis treatment. Prohibits clinics from reducing services without state approval. Prohibits clinics from refusing to treat patients based on payment source. Fiscal impact: Increased state and local government costs likely in the low tens of millions of dollars annually.

    Proposition 24 Amends Consumer Privacy Laws
    Pass: 9,384,125 / 56.2% Yes votes ...... 7,305,026 / 43.8% No votes
    Permits consumers to: prevent businesses from sharing personal information, correct inaccurate personal information, and limit businesses' use of "sensitive personal information," including precise geolocation, race, ethnicity, and health information. Establishes California Privacy Protection Agency. Fiscal impact: Increased annual state costs of at least $10 million, but unlikely exceeding low tens of millions of dollars, to enforce expanded consumer privacy laws. Some costs would be offset by penalties for violating these laws.

    Proposition 25 Referendum on Law that Replaced Money Bail with System Based on Public Safety and Flight Risk
    Fail: 7,231,044 / 43.6% Yes votes ...... 9,356,096 / 56.4% No votes
    A "Yes" vote approves, and a "No" vote rejects, law replacing money bail with system based on public safety and flight risk. Fiscal impact: Increased costs possibly in mid hundreds of millions of dollars annually for a new process for release from jail prior to trial. Decreased county jail costs, possibly in high tens of millions of dollars annually.

    Local Measures

    Measure L Parcel Tax -- Shoreline Unified School District (2/3 Approval Required)
    Pass: 2,734 / 78.7% Yes votes ...... 742 / 21.3% No votes
       1695 (82.24%) Yes / 366 (17.76%) No in Marin County
       1039 (73.43%) Yes / 376 (26.57%) No in Sonoma County
    To ensure quality education in local schools with stable local funding that cannot be taken by the State, shall Shoreline Unified School District's measure to enhance science, technology, engineering, and math programs; maintain art and music programs; provide specialized reading and writing programs, and attract and retain qualified teachers; be adopted, renewing the current $212 per parcel rate without any increase, raising $1,000,000 annually, for 8 years, with senior exemptions, independent oversight, and all funds benefiting local students?

    Measure M Parcel Tax -- Tamalpais Union High School District (2/3 Approval Required)
    Pass: 51822 / 73.63% Yes votes ...... 18564 / 26.37% No votes
    To renew $16,800,000 in expiring annual funding and prevent deep cuts by continuing locally controlled school funding the state cannot take away, shall Tamalpais Union High School District maintain excellent hands-on science, technology, engineering, math, reading and writing instruction; attract/retain highly qualified teachers; and support music/art; by adopting a measure renewing the current $469 annual per parcel rate for 9 years, with senior exemptions, cost of living adjustments, and independent oversight?

    Measure P School Bonds -- Sausalito Marin City School District (55% Approval Required)
    Pass: 5024 / 73.83% Yes votes ...... 1781 / 26.17% No votes
    To replace older portable classrooms; construct new and modernize existing classrooms; upgrade libraries, science labs/ support facilities; make essential safety and security improvements; keep schools safe, clean and well-maintained; repair, construct, acquire classrooms, equipment, sites/ facilities; shall Sausalito Marin City School District's measure authorizing $41,600,000 in bonds, at legal rates, levying 3 per $100 of assessed value ($2,500,000 annually) while bonds are outstanding, be approved, with citizen oversight, audits, no funds for administrators, and all funds spent locally?

    Measure Q Transient Occupancy Tax -- City of Novato (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 20473 / 76.35% Yes votes ...... 6343 / 23.65% No votes
    To continue funding, for Novato only, that cannot be taken by Sacramento, for general city services including, but not limited to: local COVID-19 crisis relief/recovery; neighborhood police patrols; 9-1-1 emergency response; repairing potholes/streets; supporting business community recovery; disaster response; shall an ordinance increasing the City of Novato's existing transient occupancy tax by 2% (paid only by hotel/lodging guests), until ended by voters, providing an additional $400,000 annually, with citizens' oversight, independent audits, be adopted?

    Measure R Sales Tax -- City of San Rafael (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 16216 / 61.66% Yes votes ...... 10085 / 38.34% No votes
    To preserve essential city services with funding that cannot be taken by Sacramento, including disaster/health emergency preparedness, repairing potholes/city streets, maintaining 911 emergency response times, city parks/playgrounds, crime prevention, preserving local services/programs for youth, families, seniors, homeless, and other city services, shall the City of San Rafael measure increasing the local sales tax rate by %, for 9 years, providing $3,400,000 per year, be adopted?

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