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November 3, 2020 Election

County Results as of Feb 2 8:36pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (403/403)
85.89% Countywide Voter Turnout (380,193/442,637)
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%

    US Legislature

    United States Representative; District 14Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Jackie Speier, Democratic
      278,227 votes 79.3%
    • Ran S. Petel, Republican
      72,684 votes 20.7%

    State Senate

    State Senator; District 13Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Josh Becker, Democratic
      347,938 votes 75.4%
    • Alexander Glew, Republican
      113,293 votes 24.6%

    State Assembly

    Member of the State Assembly; District 22Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Kevin Mullin, Democratic
      182,365 votes 75.4%
    • Mark Gilham, Republican
      59,511 votes 24.6%


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

    • Chelsea Bonini
      161,050 votes 53.69%
    • Rod Hsiao
      138,893 votes 46.31%

    Board Member; Brisbane Elementary School District; Unexpired Short TermClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Sharon L. Boggs
      2,123 votes 58.26%
    • Curtis L. Washington
      1,521 votes 41.74%

    Board Member; Brisbane Elementary School District; Full TermClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Karen Lentz
      2,081 votes 30.71%
    • Lillian Markind
      1,862 votes 27.48%
    • Jacque McLaughlin
      1,600 votes 23.61%
    • Mea Christie
      1,233 votes 18.20%


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

    • Cliff Lentz
      1,411 votes 25.23%
    • Karen S. Cunningham
      1,355 votes 24.23%
    • Coleen Mackin
      1,144 votes 20.45%
    • R. Jason Nunan
      847 votes 15.14%
    • Arthur S. Sun
      836 votes 14.95%

    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 Z School Bonds -- Jefferson Union High School District (55% Approval Required)
    Pass: 38,662 / 64.46% Yes votes ...... 21,314 / 35.54% No votes
    To improve student safety /campus security including emergency communication/ notification systems and renovate/ construct classrooms and facilities at Jefferson, Oceana, Terra Nova, Thornton, Westmoor and Adult-Ed High Schools shall Jefferson Union High School District's measure authorizing $163 million in bonds be approved with legal interest rates, raising an average $10.2 million per year until repaid, estimated average annual tax levies less than $0.03 per $100 assessed valuation, annual audits, citizens' oversight and no increase in current estimated tax rates?

    Measure RR Caltrain Transactions and Use Tax -- Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board (2/3 Approval Required)
    Pass: 1,077,657 / 69.1% Yes votes ...... 482,151 / 30.9% No votes
       528238 (66.13%) Yes / 270494 (33.87%) No in Santa Clara County
       300,438 (73.37%) Yes / 109,056 (26.63%) No in San Francisco County
       248,981 (70.82%) Yes / 102,601 (29.18%) No in San Mateo County
    To preserve Caltrain service and support regional economic recovery, prevent traffic congestion, make Caltrain more affordable and accessible, reduce air pollution with cleaner and quieter electric trains, make travel times faster, and increase Caltrain frequency and capacity between Santa Clara, San Mateo and San Francisco counties, shall the Peninsula Corridor Joint Powers Board's resolution levying a 30-year one-eighth cent sales tax with oversight and audits, providing approximately $100 million annually for Caltrain that the State cannot take away, be adopted?

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