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November 8, 2022 Election

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County Results as of Mar 22 1:23pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (224/224)
32.80% Countywide Voter Turnout (68,974/210,293)
Statewide Results as of Jan 18 3:44pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (25554/25554)
50.8% Statewide Voter Turnout (11,146,620/21,940,274)

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    State

    GovernorClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Gavin Newsom, Democratic
      6,470,104 votes 59.2%
    • Brian Dahle, Republican
      4,462,914 votes 40.8%

    Lieutenant GovernorClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Eleni Kounalakis, Democratic
      6,418,119 votes 59.7%
    • Angela E. Underwood Jacobs, Republican
      4,332,602 votes 40.3%

    Secretary of StateClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Shirley N. Weber, Democratic
      6,462,164 votes 60.1%
    • Rob Bernosky, Republican
      4,298,530 votes 39.9%

    ControllerClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Malia M. Cohen, Democratic
      5,936,856 votes 55.3%
    • Lanhee J. Chen, Republican
      4,789,345 votes 44.7%

    TreasurerClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Fiona Ma, Democratic
      6,287,076 votes 58.8%
    • Jack M. Guerrero, Republican
      4,405,781 votes 41.2%

    Attorney GeneralClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Rob Bonta, Democratic
      6,339,441 votes 59.1%
    • Nathan Hochman, Republican
      4,390,428 votes 40.9%

    Insurance CommissionerClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Ricardo Lara, Democratic
      6,355,915 votes 59.9%
    • Robert Howell, Republican
      4,249,391 votes 40.1%

    State Board of Equalization; District 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Sally J. Lieber, Democratic
      2,146,948 votes 69.8%
    • Peter Coe Verbica, Republican
      927,700 votes 30.2%

    United States Senator

    United States Senator; Full TermClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Alex Padilla, Democratic
      6,621,621 votes 61.1%
    • Mark P. Meuser, Republican
      4,222,029 votes 38.9%

    United States Senator; Unexpired Short TermClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Alex Padilla, Democratic
      6,559,308 votes 60.9%
    • Mark P. Meuser, Republican
      4,212,450 votes 39.1%

    United States Representative

    United States Representative; District 18Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Zoe Lofgren, Democratic
      99,776 votes 65.9%
    • Peter Hernandez, Republican
      51,737 votes 34.1%

    United States Representative; District 19Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Jimmy Panetta, Democratic
      194,494 votes 68.7%
    • Jeff Gorman, Republican
      88,816 votes 31.3%

    Member of the State Assembly

    Member of the State Assembly; District 29Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Robert Rivas, Democratic
      63,439 votes 63.8%
    • Stephanie L. Castro, Republican
      36,030 votes 36.2%

    Member of the State Assembly; District 30Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Dawn Addis, Democratic
      115,770 votes 60.0%
    • Vicki Nohrden, Republican
      77,079 votes 40.0%

    Judicial

    California Supreme CourtClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (Yes/No)

    • Patricia Guerrero
      70.9% Yes (6,194,671) 29.1% No (2,537,627)
    • Goodwin Liu
      69.3% Yes (5,908,904) 30.7% No (2,623,045)
    • Martin J. Jenkins
      69.3% Yes (5,825,582) 30.7% No (2,576,601)
    • Joshua P. Groban
      68.0% Yes (5,664,354) 32.0% No (2,661,668)

    Justice, California State Court of Appeal; District 6Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (Yes/No)

    • Mary J. Greenwood
      79.4% Yes (466,689) 20.6% No (121,188)
    • Charles E. Wilson, II
      77.3% Yes (450,877) 22.7% No (132,109)
    • Cynthia C. Lie
      78.0% Yes (446,642) 22.0% No (126,062)

    School

    State Superintendent of Public InstructionClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Tony K. Thurmond
      5,681,318 votes 63.7%
    • Lance Ray Christensen
      3,237,785 votes 36.3%

    Governing Board Member; Monterey County Board of Education; Trustee Area 6Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Mary Claypool
      9,057 votes 71.10%
    • Joseph Smith
      3,682 votes 28.90%

    Governing Board Member; Monterey County Board of Education; Trustee Area 7Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Sandra Ocampo
      4,645 votes 72.93%
    • Richard Patrick Giffin
      1,724 votes 27.07%

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

    • Juan R. Sandoval
      7 votes 63.6%
    • Marcy Masumoto
      4 votes 36.4%

    Governing Board Member; Hartnell Community College District; Trustee Area 5Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Ramon "Ray" Montemayor
      1,886 votes 56.47%
    • Ulises Gonzalez
      1,454 votes 43.53%

    Governing Board Member; Aromas - San Juan Unified School District; Trustee Area 3

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

    • Tess Arthur
      7,314 votes 40.19%
    • Sara Frye Hinds
      6,457 votes 35.48%
    • Drew A. Lander
      2,429 votes 13.35%
    • Lawrence Samuels
      1,999 votes 10.98%

    Governing Board Member; Gonzales Unified School District; Trustee Area 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Araceli Flores
      266 votes 64.72%
    • Patrick T. Askew
      145 votes 35.28%

    Governing Board Member; Gonzales Unified School District; Trustee Area 4

    Governing Board Member; Monterey Peninsula Unified School District; Trustee Area 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Tom Jennings
      1,821 votes 59.10%
    • Joseph Williams
      789 votes 25.61%
    • David Bacon
      471 votes 15.29%

    Governing Board Member; North Monterey County Unified School District; Trustee Area 4Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Ricardo Diaz, Jr.
      369 votes 52.05%
    • Adrian Ayala
      340 votes 47.95%

    Governing Board Member; Pacific Grove Unified School District; Trustee Area 1Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Laura Ottmar
      802 votes 53.04%
    • Frank Rivera
      710 votes 46.96%

    Governing Board Member; Paso Robles Joint Unified School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Jim Irving
      33 votes 35.9%
    • Laurene D. McCoy
      33 votes 35.9%
    • Adelita Hiteshew
      26 votes 28.3%

    Governing Board Member; Alisal Union School District; Trustee Area 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Robert Ocampo
      891 votes 57.71%
    • Juan Mendoza
      653 votes 42.29%

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

    • Leticia Garcia
      1,387 votes 58.92%
    • Victor Manuel Tafoya
      967 votes 41.08%

    Governing Board Member; Chualar Union Elementary School District; Trustee Area 3Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Domingo Rangel
      157 votes 33.55%
    • Esperanza "Hope" Rangel
      146 votes 31.20%
    • Rebecca Trujillo
      84 votes 17.95%
    • Patricia Camacho
      81 votes 17.31%

    Governing Board Member; Graves Elementary School District (2 Elected)

    Governing Board Member; Greenfield Union School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    • Juergen B. Smith
      1,116 votes 23.71%
    • Denise Jaime
      1,024 votes 21.75%
    • David Kong
      804 votes 17.08%
    • Beatriz Valenzuela Diaz
      690 votes 14.66%
    • Elizabeth De Jesus
      626 votes 13.30%
    • Wilfredo Angel Martinez
      447 votes 9.50%

    Governing Board Member; King City Union School District; 2 Year Term

    Governing Board Member; Mission Union Elementary School District (2 Elected)

    Governing Board Member; San Ardo Union Elementary School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    • Tiffini Moore
      83 votes 32.81%
    • Eugene E. Duggins
      62 votes 24.51%
    • Kaeda Barrios
      58 votes 22.92%
    • Alma L. Morfin Olivera
      50 votes 19.76%

    Governing Board Member; Santa Rita Union Elementary School District; Trustee Area 3Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Elva L. Arellano
      627 votes 72.32%
    • Elva Valdez
      240 votes 27.68%

    Governing Board Member; Spreckels Union Elementary School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    • Peter Odello
      1,592 votes 25.40%
    • Frank Devine
      1,551 votes 24.75%
    • Chris Hasegawa
      1,206 votes 19.24%
    • Michael B. Scott
      1,119 votes 17.86%
    • Steven McMurtrie
      799 votes 12.75%

    Governing Board Member; Washington Union Elementary School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    • John Vorwerck
      1,867 votes 27.05%
    • Hope Belli Tinney
      1,836 votes 26.60%
    • Jennifer D. Morris
      1,790 votes 25.93%
    • Chantel Touryan-Schaefer
      1,410 votes 20.43%

    County

    County Supervisor; Monterey County; Supervisorial District 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Glenn Church
      10,238 votes 59.02%
    • Regina M. Gage
      7,109 votes 40.98%

    Sheriff/Coroner; County of MontereyClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Tina M. Nieto
      62,848 votes 65.70%
    • Joe Moses
      32,815 votes 34.30%

    City

    Mayor; City of Carmel-By-the-SeaClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Dave Potter
      1,422 votes 100.00%

    Member, City Council; City of Carmel-By-the-SeaClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Jeff Baron
      998 votes 33.06%
    • Alissandra Dramov
      800 votes 26.50%
    • Ashley Stoddard
      708 votes 23.45%
    • Daniel Parker Logan
      513 votes 16.99%

    Mayor; City of Del Rey OaksClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Scott Donaldson
      470 votes 52.11%
    • Alison Kerr
      432 votes 47.89%

    Member, City Council; City of Del Rey OaksClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • John Uy
      495 votes 38.16%
    • Jeremy Hallock
      426 votes 32.85%
    • Louise Goetzelt
      376 votes 28.99%

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

    • Jose L. Rios
      799 votes 62.13%
    • Alberto Jaramillo
      487 votes 37.87%

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

    • Elizabeth Silva
      718 votes 26.90%
    • Lorraine Worthy
      710 votes 26.60%
    • Maria Orozco
      688 votes 25.78%
    • Sean Schmidt
      553 votes 20.72%

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

    • Robert "Bob" White
      1,343 votes 68.00%
    • Yanely Martinez
      622 votes 31.49%

    Member, City Council; City of Greenfield; Council District 1Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Angela M. Untalon
      228 votes 51.94%
    • Drew Tipton
      211 votes 48.06%

    Member, City Council; City of Greenfield; Council District 3Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Rachel Ortiz
      413 votes 95.60%

    Member, City Council; City of King City; Council District 1Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Darlene Acosta
      267 votes 100.00%

    Member, City Council; City of King City; Council District 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Mike Lebarre
      153 votes 100.00%

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

    • Bruce Carlos Delgado
      4,733 votes 100.00%

    Member, City Council; City of Marina; Council District 1Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Brian McCarthy
      971 votes 100.00%

    Member, City Council; City of Marina; Council District 4Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Elisabeth "Liesbeth" Visscher
      578 votes 54.02%
    • Leslie D. Martin
      492 votes 45.98%

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

    • Tyller Williamson
      5,116 votes 54.05%
    • Dan Albert
      4,349 votes 45.95%

    Member, City Council; City of Monterey; Council District 1Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Kim Barber
      2,191 votes 100.00%

    Member, City Council; City of Monterey; Council District 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Ed Smith
      1,834 votes 100.00%

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

    • Bill Peake
      4,374 votes 65.12%
    • Mike Wachs
      2,343 votes 34.88%

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

    • Joe Amelio
      3,904 votes 22.43%
    • Lori McDonnell
      3,780 votes 21.72%
    • Debby Beck
      2,988 votes 17.17%
    • Tina Rau
      2,936 votes 16.87%
    • Mark Brice Chakwin
      2,541 votes 14.60%
    • Darla Vining
      1,258 votes 7.23%

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

    • Kimbley Craig
      14,404 votes 61.51%
    • Amit Pandya
      9,012 votes 38.49%

    Member, City Council; City of Salinas; Council District 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Tony Barrera
      1,862 votes 100.00%

    Member, City Council; City of Salinas; Council District 3Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Steve McShane
      4,069 votes 57.11%
    • Cary Swensen
      3,056 votes 42.89%

    Member, City Council; City of Salinas; Council District 5Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Jose Andrew Sandoval
      2,074 votes 57.01%
    • Christie Cromeenes
      1,564 votes 42.99%

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

    • Mary Ann Carbone
      111 votes 100.00%

    Member, City Council; City of Sand CityClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Jerry Blackwelder
      86 votes 50.00%
    • Elizabeth A. Sofer
      86 votes 50.00%

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

    • Anna M. Velazquez
      1,730 votes 64.92%
    • Maria Corralejo
      935 votes 35.08%

    Member, City Council; City of SoledadClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Fernando Cabrera
      1,465 votes 36.90%
    • Alejandro Chavez
      1,370 votes 34.51%
    • Marisela Lara
      1,135 votes 28.59%

    District

    Director; North County Fire Protection DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    • Ramon Gomez
      5,863 votes 35.01%
    • Jacqueline C. Simon
      4,384 votes 26.17%
    • Pete Scudder
      4,034 votes 24.09%
    • Danielle J. Vierra
      2,468 votes 14.74%

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

    • Vincent C. Ferrante
      23,850 votes 29.60%
    • Albert Lomeli
      20,184 votes 25.05%
    • James R. Goulart
      19,225 votes 23.86%
    • Tony Leonardini
      17,312 votes 21.49%

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

    • Joe Gallagher
      11,998 votes 41.2%
    • Marcus Pimentel
      9,145 votes 31.4%
    • Jasmine Notanee Nájera
      7,966 votes 27.4%
    • (179 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.4%, 15,258 Under Votes 34.2%, 34 Over Votes 0.1%)

    Director; Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System; Zone 1Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Rolando Cabrera
      5,064 votes 77.02%
    • Greg Fuller
      1,511 votes 22.98%

    Director; Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System; Zone 4Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Catherine Carson
      5,019 votes 38.81%
    • Richard B. Turner
      3,337 votes 25.80%
    • William Khieu
      3,283 votes 25.39%
    • Gary E. Falkoff
      1,293 votes 10.00%

    Director; Salinas Valley Memorial Healthcare System; Zone 5Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Joel Hernandez
      3,999 votes 58.17%
    • Sonia Cardenas
      2,876 votes 41.83%

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

    • Anne Alarid Trebino
      1,434 votes 40.90%
    • Michael "Max" Schell
      1,351 votes 38.53%
    • Ileen Fogarty Groves
      721 votes 20.56%

    Director; Monterey Peninsula Regional Park District; Ward 3Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Kevin Raskoff
      6,746 votes 81.31%
    • Don Gruber
      1,551 votes 18.69%

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

    • Jan Shriner
      5,031 votes 32.83%
    • Gail Morton
      4,625 votes 30.18%
    • Brad Imamura
      3,300 votes 21.53%
    • Roland Lee Soltesz
      2,369 votes 15.46%

    Special District

    Director; East Garrison Community Services District; 4 Year Term (3 Elected)

    Director; Gonzales Rural Fire Protection District

    Director; Greenfield Fire Protection District (2 Elected)

    Director; Greenfield Memorial District (2 Elected)

    Director; San Ardo Water District (3 Elected)

    Director; San Lucas County Water District (2 Elected)

    State Propositions

    Proposition 1 Reproductive Freedom
    Pass: 7,176,888 / 66.9% Yes votes ...... 3,553,564 / 33.1% No votes
    Amends California Constitution to expressly include an individual's fundamental right to reproductive freedom, which includes the fundamental right to choose to have an abortion and the fundamental right to choose or refuse contraceptives. This amendment does not narrow or limit the existing rights to privacy and equal protection under the California Constitution. Fiscal Impact: No direct fiscal effect because reproductive rights already are protected by state law.

    Proposition 26 Sports Betting in Casinos
    Fail: 3,514,597 / 33.0% Yes votes ...... 7,129,127 / 67.0% No votes
    Also allows: sports wagering at certain horseracing tracks; private lawsuits to enforce certain gambling laws. Directs revenues to General Fund, problem-gambling programs, enforcement. Fiscal Impact: Increased state revenues, possibly reaching tens of millions of dollars annually. Some of these revenues would support increased state regulatory and enforcement costs that could reach the low tens of millions of dollars annually.

    Proposition 27 Online Sports Betting
    Fail: 1,906,342 / 17.7% Yes votes ...... 8,849,206 / 82.3% No votes
    Allows Indian tribes and affiliated businesses to operate online/ mobile sports wagering outside tribal lands. Directs revenues to regulatory costs, homelessness programs, nonparticipating tribes. Fiscal Impact: Increased state revenues, possibly in the hundreds of millions of dollars but not likely to exceed $500 million annually. Some revenues would support state regulatory costs, possibly reaching the mid-tens of millions of dollars annually.

    Proposition 28 Funding Arts and Music Education
    Pass: 6,924,618 / 64.4% Yes votes ...... 3,827,971 / 35.6% No votes
    Provides additional funding from state General Fund for arts and music education in all K+12 public schools (including charter schools). Fiscal Impact: Increased state costs of about $1 billion annually, beginning next year, for arts education in public schools.

    Proposition 29 Kidney Dialysis Clinics
    Fail: 3,364,407 / 31.6% Yes votes ...... 7,281,201 / 68.4% No votes
    Requires physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant on site during treatment. Requires clinics to: disclose physicians' ownership interests; report infection data. Fiscal Impact: Increased state and local government costs likely in the tens of millions of dollars annually.

    Proposition 30 Income Tax on Millionaires for Electric Cars
    Fail: 4,560,488 / 42.4% Yes votes ...... 6,203,810 / 57.6% No votes
    Allocates tax revenues to zero-emission vehicle purchase incentives, vehicle charging stations, and wildfire prevention. Fiscal Impact: Increased state tax revenue ranging from $3.5 billion to $5 billion annually, with the new funding used to support zero-emission vehicle programs and wildfire response and prevention activities.

    Proposition 31 Yes or No to Banning Flavored Tobacco Products
    Pass: 6,803,431 / 63.4% Yes votes ...... 3,923,385 / 36.6% No votes
    A "Yes" vote approves, and a "No" vote rejects, a 2020 law prohibiting retail sale of certain flavored tobacco products. Fiscal Impact: Decreased state tobacco tax revenues ranging from tens of millions of dollars annually to around $100 million annually.

    Local Measures

    Measure E District Elections -- East Garrison Community Services District (Majority Approval Required)
    Fail: 284 / 32.53% Yes votes ...... 589 / 67.47% No votes
    Shall the Board of Directors of the East Garrison Community Services District (currently the Monterey County Board of Supervisors) be changed to a Board of Directors with five (5) directors elected at large by registered voters of the District with such directors taking office on the first Friday in December 2022?

    Measure G School Bond -- Salinas City Elementary School District (55% Approval Required)
    Pass: 9,070 / 62.50% Yes votes ...... 5,442 / 37.50% No votes
    To improve local schools with funds that cannot be taken by the State and spent elsewhere, shall Salinas City Elementary School District's measure to replace deteriorating roofs; repair leaking pipes and outdated plumbing; renovate classrooms; and replace aging electrical wiring be adopted authorizing $74.5 million of bonds with legal rates, levies below $30/ $100,000 of assessed valuation (averaging $3.9 million/ year while bonds are outstanding), annual audits, independent citizen oversight and eligibility for state matching funds?

    Measure H School Bond -- Salinas City Elementary School District (55% Approval Required)
    Pass: 8,852 / 61.14% Yes votes ...... 5,627 / 38.86% No votes
    To improve local schools with funds that cannot be taken by the State and spent elsewhere, shall Salinas City Elementary School District's measure to improve emergency communications and security systems; update classroom technology; replace aging playgrounds; and increase handicapped access be adopted authorizing $75 million of bonds with legal rates, levies below $30/$100,000 of assessed valuation (averaging $4.0 million/ year while bonds are outstanding), annual audits, independent citizen oversight and eligibility for state matching funds?

    Measure I Sales Tax -- City of King City (Majority Approval Required)
    Fail: 586 / 47.22% Yes votes ...... 655 / 52.78% No votes
    Shall the measure increasing the City of King's current one percent local sales tax to one and one-half percent to generate an estimated increase of $1,200,000 annually for general revenue purposes, such as public safety, street improvements, maintenance of City parks and facilities, recreation programs and establishing an emergency reserve subject to citizen oversight, an annual audit, and expiration of the entire tax in 10 years be adopted?

    Measure J Cannabis Business License Tax -- City of Monterey (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 6,316 / 65.19% Yes votes ...... 3,372 / 34.81% No votes
    Cannabis Business License Tax. Shall the measure to impose an annual cannabis (marijuana) business license tax of up to 8% of gross receipts from retail businesses, 2% of gross receipts from testing laboratories, and 6% of gross receipts from other cannabis businesses, with an additional tax on highly potent products, generating about $604,000 to $1.3 million a year, with all funds staying local and subject to audit, and effective until repealed by voters, be adopted?

    Measure K School Bond -- Washington Union Elementary School District (55% Approval Required)
    Fail: 2,177 / 54.25% Yes votes ...... 1,836 / 45.75% No votes
    To improve the quality of education; improve security, safety and handicapped accessibility; modernize outdated classrooms, restrooms and school facilities; and repair or replace leaky roofs; shall Washington Union School District issue $13,500,000 of bonds at legal interest rates, generating on average $833,000 annually as long as bonds are outstanding at a rate of approximately 1.8 cents per $100 assessed value, with annual audits, independent citizens' oversight committee, NO money for salaries and all funds used for district projects?

    Measure L Transactions and Use Tax -- City of Sand City (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 90 / 68.70% Yes votes ...... 41 / 31.30% No votes
    To enhance Sand City's infrastructure including roads, sidewalks, parks, trees, trails, community arts, and beach access; maintain public safety and emergency preparation; invest in community facilities; and other general City services, shall the general tax measure be adopted, estimated to generate $1,400,000 annually in general fund revenue mainly from regional non-resident shoppers, by increasing Sand City's 1% transactions and use tax to 1.5%, until repealed by voters, and requiring an independent audit?

    Measure M Cannabis Business Advisory Measure -- City of Pacific Grove (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 4,347 / 61.42% Yes votes ...... 2,731 / 38.58% No votes
    Should the Pacific Grove City Council be authorized to amend the Municipal Code to allow retail sales of medical or recreational cannabis, limited to one single location within the City, at a location no closer than 1000 feet from any existing licensed Daycare/Preschools, Youth Center, and Schools, to engage in commercial cannabis activities?

    Measure N Cannabis Business Tax -- City of Pacific Grove (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 4,926 / 70.83% Yes votes ...... 2,029 / 29.17% No votes
    To fund general municipal expenses such as police, fire, roads and recreation, and for unrestricted general fund purposes, shall an ordinance be adopted establishing a City excise tax on cannabis businesses (which includes hemp) at an annual rate not to exceed 6% of gross receipts for retail and delivery cannabis businesses, which is expected to generate an estimated $300,000 annually and will be levied until repealed by the voters?

    Measure O Charter Amendment -- City of Pacific Grove (Majority Approval Required)
    Fail: 3,421 / 49.91% Yes votes ...... 3,434 / 50.09% No votes
    Shall the Pacific Grove City Charter requirement for six elected City Councilmembers be changed to four elected Councilmembers via this sequence: (1) in 2024 two Councilmembers shall be elected to four-year terms, and one shall be elected to a single two-year term, (2) every two years thereafter, beginning in 2026, two Councilmembers shall be elected to four-year terms, with other revisions for votes needed for a quorum, a majority vote and other select actions?

    Measure P Transactions and Use Tax -- City of Gonzales (Majority Approval Required)
    Fail: 602 / 45.26% Yes votes ...... 728 / 54.74% No votes
    Shall a measure to extend the term of the existing 1.0% Gonzales Temporary Transactions and Use Tax by twenty years, from 2044 to 2064, subject to continued independent audit and citizen's advisory committee review, with all funds dedicated exclusively to Gonzales programs, projects and initiatives, and that will generate an estimated $1,500,000 annually, be adopted?

    Measure Q Childcare Initiative -- County of Monterey (Majority Approval Required)
    Fail: 40,850 / 41.10% Yes votes ...... 58,533 / 58.90% No votes
    Shall an Initiative Measure to amend Title 5 of the Code of the County of Monterey to establish an annual special parcel tax in the amount of forty-nine ($49) dollars on each parcel located within Monterey County, for a period of ten (10) years, in order to establish childcare in Monterey County, with revenue generated in the estimated amount of $5.5 million annually used solely to increase and improve affordable childcare be adopted?

    Measure R School Bond -- Santa Rita Union Elementary School District (55% Approval Required)
    Pass: 2,675 / 60.69% Yes votes ...... 1,733 / 39.31% No votes
    To modernize existing elementary and middle schools; provide state of the art classrooms; repair old facilities and infrastructure; and enhance safety/security; shall the Santa Rita Union Elementary School District School Facilities Improvement District No. 2022-1 measure authorizing $24,900,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, levying approximately 3˘ per $100 and providing an estimated average $1,460,000 annually while bonds are outstanding, with citizens' oversight, annual audits, all funds staying local and NO money for administrators' salaries, be adopted?

    Measure X School Bond -- Coalinga - Huron Joint Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
    Pass: 7 / 63.6% Yes votes ...... 4 / 36.4% No votes
       0 (0.0%) Yes / 0 (0.0%) No in Fresno County
       7 (63.64%) Yes / 4 (36.36%) No in Monterey County
    To improve the quality of education; construct, modernize, and upgrade classrooms, restrooms and school facilities; renovate plumbing; improve drinking water; make safety/security improvements; and replace roofs; shall Coalinga Huron Joint Unified School District's measure be adopted authorizing $39,200,000 of bonds at legal rates, generating on average $2,700,000 annually at a projected rate of less than 5 cents per $100 assessed value while bonds are outstanding, with annual audits, independent oversight, no money for salaries, and all funds staying local?

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