This is an archive of a past election.
See for current information.
SMART VOTER by the League of Women Voters of California LWV
providing personalized comprehensive nonpartisan voter information any time you want it.
Smart Voter
Humboldt County Ballot

Combined ballot

See Also:   Information for the County of Humboldt
(Elections Office, local League of Women Voters, links to other county election sites)

November 7, 2000 Election

County Results as of Nov 7 11:21pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (121/121)
61.7% Countywide Voter Turnout (48043/77830)

Statewide Results as of Dec 5 12:43pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (25702/25702)
70.5% Statewide Voter Turnout (11,087,155/15,707,307)

President | United States Senator | United States Representative | State | County | City | Special District | State Propositions | Local Measures
Click on Name of Contest below.
Polling Location on November 7, 7am-8pm
Do My Ballot or contact the Elections Office
Contests for all precincts in Humboldt County, CA combined are shown below.
  • How we got this information
  • Report problems or errors

  • President

    President; United States

    • Al Gore, Democratic
      5,833,974 votes 53.5%
    • George W. Bush, Republican
      4,542,793 votes 41.7%
    • Ralph Nader, Green
      415,370 votes 3.9%
    • Harry Browne, Libertarian
      45,291 votes .4%
    • Patrick J. Buchanan, Reform
      44,817 votes .4%
    • Howard Phillips, American Independent
      16,974 votes .1%
    • John Hagelin, Natural Law
      10,864 votes 0%
    • David McReynolds (Write-In)
    • William M. Kenyon, Sr. (Write-In)

    United States Senator

    United States Senator

    United States Representative

    United States Representative; District 1


    Member of the State Assembly; District 1


    Supervisor; County of Humboldt; District 1


    Council Member; City of Eureka; Ward 2

    • Virginia Bass-Jackson
      4103 votes 49.49%
    • Peter LaVallee
      3589 votes 43.29%
    • Brent McCoy
      322 votes 3.88%
    • Duff Huettner
      253 votes 3.05%

    Council Member; City of Eureka; Ward 4

    Council Member; City of Arcata

    Special District

    Board Member; Humboldt Bay Municipal Water District; Division 2

    State Propositions

    Proposition 32 Veterans’ Bond Act of 2000
    6,709,560 / 67.2% Yes votes ...... 3,278,248 / 32.8% No votes
    This act provides for a bond issue of five hundred million dollars ($500,000,000) to provide farm and home aid for California veterans. Fiscal Impact: Costs of about $858 million over 25 years (average cost of about $34 million per year); costs paid by participating veterans.

    Proposition 33 Legislature. Participation In Public Employees’ Retirement System
    3,791,715 / 39.0% Yes votes ...... 5,941,814 / 61.0% No votes
    Allows legislative members to participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System plans in which a majority of state employees may participate. Fiscal Impact: Annual state costs under $1 million to provide retirement benefits to legislators, with these costs replacing other spending from the fixed annual amount provided in support of the Legislature.

    Proposition 34 Campaign Contributions and Spending. Limits. Disclosure
    5,903,907 / 60.0% Yes votes ...... 3,933,949 / 40.0% No votes
    Limits campaign contributions and loans to state candidates and political parties. Provides voluntary spending limits; expands public disclosure requirements and increases penalties. Fiscal Impact: Additional net costs to the state, potentially up to several million dollars annually, and unknown but probably not significant costs to local government.

    Proposition 35 Public Works Projects. Use of Private Contractors for Engineering and Architectural Services.
    5,442,138 / 55.1% Yes votes ...... 4,428,702 / 44.9% No votes
    Amends Constitution eliminating existing restrictions on state, local contracting with private entities for engineering, architectural services; contracts awarded by competitive selection; bidding permitted, not required. Fiscal Impact: Unknown impact on state spending for architectural and engineering services and construction project delivery. Actual impact will depend on how the state uses the contracting flexibility under the proposition.

    Proposition 36 Drugs. Probation and Treatment Program
    6,199,992 / 60.8% Yes votes ...... 3,991,153 / 39.2% No votes
    Requires probation and drug treatment, not incarceration, for possession, use, transportation of controlled substances and similar parole violations, except sale or manufacture. Authorizes dismissal of charges after completion of treatment. Fiscal Impact: Net annual savings of $100 million to $150 million to the state and about $40 million to local governments. Potential avoidance of one-time capital outlay costs to the state of $450 million to $550 million.

    Proposition 37 Fees. Vote Requirements. Taxes
    4,579,981 / 48.0% Yes votes ...... 4,963,684 / 52.0% No votes
    Requires two-thirds vote of State Legislature, majority or two-thirds of local electorate to impose future state, local fees on activity to study or mitigate its environmental, societal or economic effects. Defines such fees as taxes except property, development, certain other fees. Fiscal Impact: Unknown, potentially significant, reduction in future state and local government revenues from making it more difficult to approve certain regulatory charges.

    Proposition 38 School Vouchers. State-Funded Private and Religious Education Public School Funding.
    3,085,457 / 29.5% Yes votes ...... 7,387,753 / 70.5% No votes
    Authorizes annual state payments of at least $4000 per pupil for private/religious schools. Permits replacement of current constitutional public school funding formula. Fiscal Impact: Near-term state costs from zero to $1.1 billion annually. Long-term state impact from $2 billion in annual costs to $3 billion in annual savings, depending on how many public school students shift to private schools.

    Proposition 39 School Facilities. 55% Local Vote. Bonds, Taxes Accountability Requirements.
    5,402,822 / 53.3% Yes votes ...... 4,733,205 / 46.7% No votes
    Authorizes bonds for repair, construction or replacement of school facilities, classrooms, if approved by 55% local vote. Fiscal Impact: Increased bond debt for many school districts. Long-term costs statewide could total in the hundreds of millions of dollars annually. Potential longer-term state savings to the extent school districts assume greater responsibility for funding school facilities.

    Local Measures

    Measure N School Bond Measure -- Peninsula Union School District
    43 / 57.33% Yes votes ...... 32 / 42.67% No votes
    To repair, modernize and construct school facilities and remove safety hazards, shall the Peninsula Union Elementary School District incur bonded indebtedness of $1,080,000 at interest rates within legal limits, for purposes including:
    • Modernizing schools for computer technology including a new library/media center;
    • Removing asbestos, repairing roofs and improving earthquake safety;
    • Improving playgrounds;
    • Upgrading security, fire, and safety systems including outdoor lighting and;
    • Building a meeting room for community school use.

    Measure P Utility Users' Tax -- City of Arcata (Utility Users Tax)
    4146 / 57.51% Yes votes ...... 3063 / 42.49% No votes
    Shall the City of Arcata adopt a utility users tax (Resolution No. 990-64) which shall impose a three percent (3%) general tax on the use of certain utility services which shall go into effect December 1, 2000, at which time the City's current three percent (3%) utility users tax will expire?

    Measure Q Bond Measure to Repair and Upgrade School Facilities -- Fieldbrook School (Bond Measure)
    298 / 74.87% Yes votes ...... 100 / 25.13% No votes
    To repair and upgrade classrooms in the Fieldbrook School District, make the District eligible for State matching funds, replace flooring and windows, update electrical service and lighting; modernize the kitchen, upgrade the septic system, develop a permanent stage area in the music room and build and/or remodel facilities including bathrooms for the kindergarten classrooms, but in no event to pay school salaries, shall the District issue $450,000 of binds at interest rates below the legal limit?

    Home || Humboldt Home Page || Statewide Links || About Smart Voter || Feedback || Donate to Us
    Data Created: January 25, 2001 02:36
    Smart Voter 2000 <>
    Copyright © 2000 League of Women Voters of California Education Fund
    The League of Women Voters neither supports nor opposes candidates for public office or political parties.