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===Voting===
 
===Voting===
  
* [[:Category:Local election and voting laws, California, 2009|Eleven ballot measures relating to elections and voting rights]] are on the November 3 ballot.  One popular measure has to do with whether to elect or appoint city officials.  Several, such as [[City of Burlingame Appointed City Clerk, Measure I (November 2009)|Measure I in Burlingame]], are controversial.
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* [[:Category:Local election and voting laws, California, 2009|Eleven ballot measures relating to elections and voting rights]] were on the November 3 ballot.  One popular measure has to do with whether to elect or appoint city officials.  Several, such as [[City of Burlingame Appointed City Clerk, Measure I (November 2009)|Measure I in Burlingame]], were controversial.
  
 
===Other===
 
===Other===
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Some interesting ballot measures on local ballots around California on November 3 included:
 
Some interesting ballot measures on local ballots around California on November 3 included:
  
{{approved}} [[Lakeport Fireworks Initiative, Measure C (November 2009)]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[City of Lakeport Fireworks Initiative, Measure C (November 2009)|City of Lakeport Fireworks Initiative, Measure C]] <br>
{{defeated}} [[San Francisco Mid-Market Arts Revitalization Sign District, Measure D, 2009]]<br>
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{{defeated}} [[San Francisco Mid-Market Arts Revitalization Signs, Proposition D (November 2009)|San Francisco Mid-Market Arts Revitalization Signs, Proposition D]]<br>
{{defeated}} [[Paso Robles Water Use Fees Referendum, Measure A, 2009]]
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{{defeated}} [[City of Paso Robles Water Use Fees Referendum, Measure A (November 2009)|City of Paso Robles Water Use Fees Referendum, Measure A]]
  
 
==Counties==
 
==Counties==
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{{approved}} [[Albany Unified School District parcel tax, Measure I (November 2009)|'''Measure I:''' Albany Unified School District parcel tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Albany Unified School District parcel tax, Measure I (November 2009)|'''Measure I:''' Albany Unified School District parcel tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Albany Unified School District parcel tax combination, Measure J (November 2009)|'''Measure J:''' Albany Unified School District parcel tax combination]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Albany Unified School District parcel tax combination, Measure J (November 2009)|'''Measure J:''' Albany Unified School District parcel tax combination]] <br>
{{approved}} [[Emeryville Card Room Business License Tax, Measure K (November 2009)|'''Measure K:''' Emeryville Card Room Business License Tax]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Emeryville Card Room Business License Tax, Measure K (November 2009)|'''Measure K:''' City of Emeryville Card Room Business License Tax]] <br>
{{defeated}} [[Newark Utility Users Tax, Measure L (November 2009)|'''Measure L:''' Newark Utility Users Tax]]
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{{defeated}} [[City of Newark Utility Users Tax, Measure L (November 2009)|'''Measure L:''' City of Newark Utility Users Tax]]
  
 
===Contra Costa===
 
===Contra Costa===
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:: ''[[Contra Costa County, California ballot measures#November 3|Contra Costa County, California ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''[[Contra Costa County, California ballot measures#November 3|Contra Costa County, California ballot measures]]''
  
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{{approved}} [[Acalanes Union High School District parcel tax, Measure G (November 2009)|'''Measure G:''' Acalanes Union High School District parcel tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Walnut Creek School District parcel tax, Measure H (November 2009)|'''Measure H:''' Walnut Creek School District parcel tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Walnut Creek School District parcel tax, Measure H (November 2009)|'''Measure H:''' Walnut Creek School District parcel tax]] <br>
{{approved}} [[City of Walnut Creek Broadway Plaza, Measure I (November 2009)|'''Measure I:''' City of Walnut Creek Broadway Plaza]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[City of Walnut Creek Broadway Plaza, Measure I (November 2009)|'''Measure I:''' City of Walnut Creek Broadway Plaza]]
{{approved}} [[Acalanes Union High School District parcel tax, Measure G (November 2009)|'''Measure G:''' Acalanes Union High School District parcel tax]]
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===El Dorado===
 
===El Dorado===
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:: ''[[Imperial County, California ballot measures#November 3|Imperial County, California ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''[[Imperial County, California ballot measures#November 3|Imperial County, California ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[El Centro City Charter, Measure G (November 2009)|'''Measure G:''' El Centro City Charter]]
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{{approved}} [[El Centro City Charter, Measure G (November 2009)|'''Measure G:''' City of El Centro Adoption of a City Charter]]
  
 
=== Lake ===
 
=== Lake ===
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:: ''[[Lake County, California ballot measures#November 3|Lake County, California ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''[[Lake County, California ballot measures#November 3|Lake County, California ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[Lakeport Fireworks Initiative, Measure C (November 2009)|'''Measure C:''' Lakeport Fireworks Initiative]]
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{{approved}} [[City of Lakeport Fireworks Initiative, Measure C (November 2009)|'''Measure C:''' City of Lakeport Fireworks Initiative]]
  
 
=== Kern ===
 
=== Kern ===
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:: ''[[Kern County, California ballot measures#November 3|Kern County, California ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''[[Kern County, California ballot measures#November 3|Kern County, California ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[Tehachapi Valley Health Care District bond proposition, Measure A (November 2009)|'''Measure A:''' Tehachapi Valley Health Care District bond proposition]]
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{{approved}} [[Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District bond proposition, Measure A (November 2009)|'''Measure A:''' Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District bond proposition]]
  
 
===Los Angeles===
 
===Los Angeles===
  
 
:: ''[[Los Angeles County, California ballot measures#November 3|Los Angeles County, California ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''[[Los Angeles County, California ballot measures#November 3|Los Angeles County, California ballot measures]]''
[[File:Libraryentrancebanner.jpg|thumb|300px|South Pasadena Library, the beneficiary of [[City of South Pasadena Library Tax, Measure L (November 2009)|Measure L]]]]
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[[File:Libraryentrancebanner.jpg|thumb|300px|South Pasadena Library, the beneficiary of [[City of South Pasadena Library Tax, Measure L (November 2009)|Measure L]]
  
{{approved}} [[Santa Clarita Annexation Vote, Measures A, B and C, November 2009|'''Measure A:''' Santa Clarita Annexation Vote]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Santa Clarita Valley Annexation Votes, Measures A, B and C (November 2009)|'''Measure A:''' Santa Clarita Annexation Vote]] <br>
{{defeated}} [[Santa Clarita Annexation Vote, Measures A, B and C, November 2009|'''Measure B:''' Santa Clarita Annexation Vote]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Santa Clarita Valley Annexation Votes, Measures A, B and C (November 2009)|'''Measure B:''' Santa Clarita Annexation Vote]] <br>
{{approved}} [[Santa Clarita Annexation Vote, Measures A, B and C, November 2009|'''Measure C:''' Santa Clarita Annexation Vote]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Santa Clarita Valley Annexation Votes, Measures A, B and C (November 2009)|'''Measure C:''' Santa Clarita Annexation Vote]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[City of West Covina Election of City Council Members, Measure D (November 2009)|'''Measure D:''' City of West Covina Election of City Council Members]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[City of West Covina Election of City Council Members, Measure D (November 2009)|'''Measure D:''' City of West Covina Election of City Council Members]] <br>
{{defeated}} [[Huntington Park Utility Users Tax, Measure E (November 2009)|'''Measure E:''' City of Huntington Park Utility Users Tax]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[City of Huntington Park Utility Users Tax, Measure E (November 2009)|'''Measure E:''' City of Huntington Park Utility Users Tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of South Pasadena Library Tax, Measure L (November 2009)|'''Measure L:'''  City of South Pasadena Library Tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of South Pasadena Library Tax, Measure L (November 2009)|'''Measure L:'''  City of South Pasadena Library Tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of Montebello Police and Fire Services, Measure M (November 2009)|'''Measure M:''' City of Montebello Police and Fire Services]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of Montebello Police and Fire Services, Measure M (November 2009)|'''Measure M:''' City of Montebello Police and Fire Services]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[City of El Monte City Council Reorganization, Measure P (November 2009)|'''Measure P:''' City of El Monte City Council Reorganization]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[City of El Monte City Council Reorganization, Measure P (November 2009)|'''Measure P:''' City of El Monte City Council Reorganization]] <br>
{{defeated}} [[City of Artesia Hotel Tax, Measure S (November 2009)|'''Measure S:''' City of Artesia Hotel Tax]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[City of Artesia Hotel Tax, Measure S (November 2009)|'''Measure S:''' City of Artesia Hotel Tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of Irwindale Hotel Tax, Measure T (November 2009)|'''Measure T:'''  City of Irwindale Hotel Tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of Irwindale Hotel Tax, Measure T (November 2009)|'''Measure T:'''  City of Irwindale Hotel Tax]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[Long Beach Unified School District parcel tax, Measure T (November 2009)|'''Measure T:'''  Long Beach Unified School District parcel tax]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[Long Beach Unified School District parcel tax, Measure T (November 2009)|'''Measure T:'''  Long Beach Unified School District parcel tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of Irwindale Utility Users Tax, Measure U (November 2009)|'''Measure U:''' City of Irwindale Utility Users Tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of Irwindale Utility Users Tax, Measure U (November 2009)|'''Measure U:''' City of Irwindale Utility Users Tax]] <br>
{{defeated}} [[Artesia Business Tax, Measure Y (November 2009)|'''Measure Y:''' City of Artesia Business Tax]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[City of Artesia Business Tax, Measure Y (November 2009)|'''Measure Y:''' City of Artesia Business Tax]] <br>
{{approved}} [[Palmdale Adoption of a City Charter, Measure CH, Novembver 2009|'''Measure CH:''' City of Palmdale Adoption of a City Charter]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[City of Palmdale Adoption of a City Charter, Measure CH (November 2009)|'''Measure CH:''' City of Palmdale Adoption of a City Charter]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Culver City Unified School District parcel tax, Measure EE (November 2009)|'''Measure EE:''' Culver City Unified School District parcel tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Culver City Unified School District parcel tax, Measure EE (November 2009)|'''Measure EE:''' Culver City Unified School District parcel tax]] <br>
{{defeated}} [[Annexation of City of Maywood properties by LAUSD, Measure MS, November 2009|'''Measure MS:''' Annexation of City of Maywood properties by LAUSD]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Annexation of City of Maywood properties by LAUSD, Measure MS (November 2009)|'''Measure MS:''' Annexation of City of Maywood properties by LAUSD]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[City of Pomona Utility Users Tax, Measure PC (November 2009)|'''Measure PC:''' City of Pomona Utility Users Tax]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[City of Pomona Utility Users Tax, Measure PC (November 2009)|'''Measure PC:''' City of Pomona Utility Users Tax]] <br>
{{defeated}} [[El Monte Prohibition on Overnight Street Parking, Measure RR, November 2009|'''Measure RR:''' City of El Monte Prohibition on Overnight Street Parking]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[City of El Monte Overnight Street Parking, Measure RR (November 2009)|'''Measure RR:''' City of El Monte Prohibition on Overnight Street Parking]] <br>
{{approved}} [[City of Maywood Alternate LAUSD School Site Selection, Measure SC, November 2009|'''Measure SC:''' City of Maywood Alternate LAUSD School Site Selection]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[City of Maywood Alternate LAUSD School Site Selection, Measure SC (November 2009)|'''Measure SC:''' City of Maywood Alternate LAUSD School Site Selection]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of South El Monte Mayoral Terms, Measure SE (November 2009)|'''Measure SE:''' City of South El Monte Mayoral Terms]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of South El Monte Mayoral Terms, Measure SE (November 2009)|'''Measure SE:''' City of South El Monte Mayoral Terms]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[Rancho Palos Verdes Hotel Tax, Measure TOT (November 2009)|'''Measure TOT:''' City of Rancho Palos Verdes Hotel Tax]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[Rancho Palos Verdes Hotel Tax, Measure TOT (November 2009)|'''Measure TOT:''' City of Rancho Palos Verdes Hotel Tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of Pico Rivera Utility Users Tax, Measure TR (November 2009)|'''Measure TR:''' City of Pico Rivera Utility Users Tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of Pico Rivera Utility Users Tax, Measure TR (November 2009)|'''Measure TR:''' City of Pico Rivera Utility Users Tax]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[City of Redondo Beach Utility Users Tax, Measure UU (November 2009)|'''Measure UU:''' City of Redondo Beach Utility Users Tax]]<br>
 
{{defeated}} [[City of Redondo Beach Utility Users Tax, Measure UU (November 2009)|'''Measure UU:''' City of Redondo Beach Utility Users Tax]]<br>
{{approved}} [[J Gaglione recall, West Valley County Water District, California, 2009|'''West Valley County Water District:''' J Gaglione recall]]
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{{approved}} [[John Gaglione recall, West Valley County Water District, California (November 2009)|'''West Valley County Water District:''' John Gaglione recall]]
  
 
===Marin===
 
===Marin===
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{{approved}} [[Lagunitas Elementary School parcel tax, Measure A (November 2009)|'''Measure A:''' Lagunitas Elementary School parcel tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Lagunitas Elementary School parcel tax, Measure A (November 2009)|'''Measure A:''' Lagunitas Elementary School parcel tax]] <br>
{{approved}} [[Larkspur Schools parcel tax, Measure B (November 2009)|'''Measure B:''' Larkspur Schools parcel tax]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Larkspur School District parcel tax, Measure B (November 2009)|'''Measure B:''' Larkspur Schools parcel tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Mill Valley School District bond proposition, Measure C (November 2009)|'''Measure C:''' Mill Valley School District bond proposition]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Mill Valley School District bond proposition, Measure C (November 2009)|'''Measure C:''' Mill Valley School District bond proposition]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Shoreline Unified School District bond proposition, Measure D (November 2009)|'''Measure D:''' Shoreline Unified School District bond proposition]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Shoreline Unified School District bond proposition, Measure D (November 2009)|'''Measure D:''' Shoreline Unified School District bond proposition]] <br>
{{approved}} [[San Anselmo Floor Area Ratio Ordinance, Measure E (November 2009)|'''Measure E:''' City of San Anselmo Floor Area Ratio Ordinance]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[San Anselmo Floor Area Ratio Ordinance, Measure E (November 2009)|'''Measure E:''' Town of San Anselmo Floor Area Ratio Ordinance]] <br>
{{defeated}} [[San Anselmo Hotel Tax, Measure F (November 2009)|'''Measure F:''' City of San Anselmo Hotel Tax]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Town of San Anselmo Hotel Tax, Measure F (November 2009)|'''Measure F:''' Town of San Anselmo Hotel Tax]] <br>
{{approved}} [[San Rafael City Bonds, Measure G (November 2009)|'''Measure G:''' City of San Rafael bond proposition]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[City of San Rafael bond proposition, Measure G (November 2009)|'''Measure G:''' City of San Rafael bond proposition]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Bolinas Beach No Camping Advisory Vote, Measure H (November 2009)|'''Measure H:''' Bolinas Beach No Camping Advisory Vote]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Bolinas Beach No Camping Advisory Vote, Measure H (November 2009)|'''Measure H:''' Bolinas Beach No Camping Advisory Vote]] <br>
{{approved}} [[Fairfax Business Tax Renewal, Measure I (November 2009)|'''Measure I:''' City of Fairfax Business Tax Renewal]]
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{{approved}} [[Fairfax Business Tax Renewal, Measure I (November 2009)|'''Measure I:''' Town of Fairfax Business Tax Renewal]]
  
 
===Mendocino===
 
===Mendocino===
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:: ''[[Mendocino County, California ballot measures#November 3|Mendocino County, California ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''[[Mendocino County, California ballot measures#November 3|Mendocino County, California ballot measures]]''
  
{{defeated}} [[Mendocino Crossings Initiative, Measure A (2009)|'''Measure A:''' Mendocino Crossings Initiative]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[Mendocino Crossings Initiative, Measure A (November 2009)|'''Measure A:''' Mendocino Crossings Initiative]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of Willits Appointed City Clerk, Measure B (November 2009)|'''Measure B:''' City of Willits Appointed City Clerk]]
 
{{approved}} [[City of Willits Appointed City Clerk, Measure B (November 2009)|'''Measure B:''' City of Willits Appointed City Clerk]]
  
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===Monterey===
 
===Monterey===
[[File:Pacific Grove Library.jpg|thumb|300px|[[Pacific Grove library parcel tax, Measure J, 2009|Measure J]], which lost, would have raised taxes for this Pacific Grove library]]
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[[File:Pacific Grove Library.jpg|thumb|300px|[[City of Pacific Grove library parcel tax, Measure J (November 2009)|Measure J]], which lost, would have raised taxes for this Pacific Grove library]]
 
:: ''[[Monterey County, California ballot measures#November 3|Monterey County, California ballot measures]]''
 
:: ''[[Monterey County, California ballot measures#November 3|Monterey County, California ballot measures]]''
  
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{{defeated}} [[Carmel Valley Town Council Elections, Measure H (November 2009)|'''Measure H:''' Carmel Valley Town Council Elections]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[Carmel Valley Town Council Elections, Measure H (November 2009)|'''Measure H:''' Carmel Valley Town Council Elections]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Carmel-By-the-Sea Flanders Mansion, Measure I (November 2009)|'''Measure I:''' Carmel-By-the-Sea Flanders Mansion]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Carmel-By-the-Sea Flanders Mansion, Measure I (November 2009)|'''Measure I:''' Carmel-By-the-Sea Flanders Mansion]] <br>
{{defeated}} [[Pacific Grove library parcel tax, Measure J, 2009|'''Measure J:''' Pacific Grove library parcel tax]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[City of Pacific Grove library parcel tax, Measure J (November 2009)|'''Measure J:''' Pacific Grove library parcel tax]] <br>
{{defeated}} [[Salinas Sales Tax Increase, Measure K, 2009|'''Measure K:''' City of Salinas Sales Tax Increase]]
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{{defeated}} [[City of Salinas Sales Tax Increase, Measure K (November 2009)|'''Measure K:''' City of Salinas Sales Tax Increase]]
  
 
===Riverside===
 
===Riverside===
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{{defeated}} [[City of Perris Appointed City Clerk, Measure E (November 2009)|'''Measure E:''' City of Perris Appointed City Clerk]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[City of Perris Appointed City Clerk, Measure E (November 2009)|'''Measure E:''' City of Perris Appointed City Clerk]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Palm Springs Utility Users Tax,  Measure G (November 2009)|'''Measure G:''' City of Palm Springs Utility Users Tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Palm Springs Utility Users Tax,  Measure G (November 2009)|'''Measure G:''' City of Palm Springs Utility Users Tax]] <br>
{{defeated}} [[Blythe Hotel Tax, Measure H (November 2009)|'''Measure H:''' City of Blythe Hotel Tax]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[City of Blythe Hotel Tax, Measure H (November 2009)|'''Measure H:''' City of Blythe Hotel Tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[How City Council Members are Chosen in Wildomar, Measures I, J and K (November 2009)|'''Measure I:''' How City Council Members are Chosen in Wildomar (At-Large)]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[How City Council Members are Chosen in Wildomar, Measures I, J and K (November 2009)|'''Measure I:''' How City Council Members are Chosen in Wildomar (At-Large)]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[How City Council Members are Chosen in Wildomar, Measures I, J and K (November 2009)|'''Measure J:''' How City Council Members are Chosen in Wildomar (By District)]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[How City Council Members are Chosen in Wildomar, Measures I, J and K (November 2009)|'''Measure J:''' How City Council Members are Chosen in Wildomar (By District)]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[How City Council Members are Chosen in Wildomar, Measures I, J and K (November 2009)|'''Measure K:''' How City Council Members are Chosen in Wildomar (From District)]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[How City Council Members are Chosen in Wildomar, Measures I, J and K (November 2009)|'''Measure K:''' How City Council Members are Chosen in Wildomar (From District)]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of Banning Hotel Tax, Measure L (November 2009)|'''Measure L:''' City of Banning Hotel Tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of Banning Hotel Tax, Measure L (November 2009)|'''Measure L:''' City of Banning Hotel Tax]] <br>
{{defeated}} [[Coachella Utility Users Tax, Measure M (November 2009)|'''Measure M:''' City of Coachella Utility Users Tax]]
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{{defeated}} [[City of Coachella Utility Users Tax, Measure M (November 2009)|'''Measure M:''' City of Coachella Utility Users Tax]]
  
 
===San Francisco===
 
===San Francisco===
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:: ''[[San Francisco City and County, California ballot measures#November 3|San Francisco ballot measures]]''
  
{{approved}} [[San Francisco Budget Reform Charter Amendment, Measure A, 2009|'''Proposition A:''' San Francisco Budget Reform Charter Amendment]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[San Francisco Budget Procedures, Proposition A (November 2009)|'''Proposition A:''' San Francisco Budget Reform Charter Amendment]] <br>
{{approved}} [[San Francisco Aides for the Board of Supervisors, Measure B (November 2009)|'''Proposition B:''' San Francisco Aides for the Board of Supervisors]]  <br>
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{{approved}} [[San Francisco Aides for the Board of Supervisors, Proposition B (November 2009)|'''Proposition B:''' San Francisco Aides for the Board of Supervisors]]  <br>
{{approved}} [[San Francisco Candlestick Park Naming Rights Amendment, Measure C, 2009|'''Proposition C:''' San Francisco Candlestick Park Naming Rights Amendment]]  <br>
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{{approved}} [[San Francisco Candlestick Park Naming Rights, Proposition C (November 2009)|'''Proposition C:''' San Francisco Candlestick Park Naming Rights Amendment]]  <br>
{{defeated}} [[San Francisco Mid-Market Arts Revitalization Sign District, Measure D, 2009|'''Proposition D:''' San Francisco Mid-Market Arts Revitalization Sign District]]  <br>
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{{defeated}} [[San Francisco Mid-Market Arts Revitalization Signs, Proposition D (November 2009)|'''Proposition D:''' San Francisco Mid-Market Arts Revitalization Sign District]]  <br>
{{approved}} [[San Francisco No Advertising on City Property, Measure E, 2009|'''Proposition E:''' San Francisco No Advertising on City Property]]
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{{approved}} [[San Francisco No Advertising on City Property, Proposition E (November 2009)|'''Proposition E:''' San Francisco No Advertising on City Property]]
  
 
===San Luis Obispo===
 
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:: ''[[San Luis Obispo County, California ballot measures#November 3|San Luis Obispo County, California ballot measures]]''
  
{{defeated}} [[Paso Robles Water Use Fees Referendum, Measure A, 2009|'''Measure A:''' Paso Robles Water Use Fees Referendum]]
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{{defeated}} [[City of Paso Robles Water Use Fees Referendum, Measure A (November 2009)|'''Measure A:''' City of Paso Robles Water Use Fees Referendum]]
  
 
===San Mateo===
 
===San Mateo===
[[File:SFOATHW Homewood Suites by Hilton SFO Airport North home right.jpg|thumb|300px|Visitors to this Brisbane hotel will pay higher taxes because of the "yes" vote on [[City of Brisbane Hotel Tax, Measure G (November 2009)|Measure G]]]]
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[[File:SFOATHW Homewood Suites by Hilton SFO Airport North home right.jpg|thumb|300px|Visitors to this Brisbane hotel will pay higher taxes because of the "yes" vote on [[City of Brisbane Hotel Tax, Measure G (November 2009)|Measure G]]
 
:: ''[[San Mateo County, California ballot measures#November 3|San Mateo County, California ballot measures]]''
 
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{{approved}} [[City of Millbrae Hotel Tax, Measure J (November 2009)|'''Measure J:''' City of Millbrae Hotel Tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of Millbrae Hotel Tax, Measure J (November 2009)|'''Measure J:''' City of Millbrae Hotel Tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of Millbrae Appointed City Treasurer, Measure K (November 2009)|'''Measure K:''' City of Millbrae Appointed City Treasurer]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[City of Millbrae Appointed City Treasurer, Measure K (November 2009)|'''Measure K:''' City of Millbrae Appointed City Treasurer]] <br>
{{approved}} [[City of San Mateo Sales Tax Increase, Measure L (November 2009)|'''Measure L:''' County of San Mateo Sales Tax Increase]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[City of San Mateo Sales Tax Increase, Measure L (November 2009)|'''Measure L:''' City of San Mateo Sales Tax Increase]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[San Mateo Hotel Tax Increase, Measure M (November 2009)|'''Measure M:''' City of San Mateo Hotel Tax Increase]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[San Mateo Hotel Tax Increase, Measure M (November 2009)|'''Measure M:''' City of San Mateo Hotel Tax Increase]] <br>
{{approved}} [[South San Francisco Hotel Tax Increase, Measure O (November 2009)|'''Measure O:''' City of South San Francisco Hotel Tax Increase]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[City of South San Francisco Hotel Tax Increase, Measure O (November 2009)|'''Measure O:''' City of South San Francisco Hotel Tax Increase]] <br>
{{approved}} [[Portola Valley Utility Users Tax, Measure P (November 2009)|'''Measure P:''' Portola Valley Utility Users Tax]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Town of Portola Valley Utility Users Tax, Measure P (November 2009)|'''Measure P:''' Portola Valley Utility Users Tax]] <br>
{{approved}} [[Portola Valley Increase in Appropriations Limit, Measure Q (November 2009)|'''Measure Q:''' Portola Valley Increase in Appropriations Limit]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Town of Portola Valley Appropriations Limit, Measure Q (November 2009)|'''Measure Q:''' Portola Valley Increase in Appropriations Limit]] <br>
{{approved}} [[Portola Valley Appropriations for Open Space, Measure R (November 2009)|'''Measure R:''' Portola Valley Appropriations for Open Space]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[Town of Portola Valley Open Space Appropriations, Measure R (November 2009)|'''Measure R:''' Portola Valley Appropriations for Open Space]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Town of Atherton Parcel Tax, Measure S (November 2009)|'''Measure S:''' Town of Atherton Parcel Tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Town of Atherton Parcel Tax, Measure S (November 2009)|'''Measure S:''' Town of Atherton Parcel Tax]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Town of Atherton Increase in Appropriations Limit, Measure T (November 2009)|'''Measure T:''' Town of Atherton Increase in Appropriations Limit]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Town of Atherton Increase in Appropriations Limit, Measure T (November 2009)|'''Measure T:''' Town of Atherton Increase in Appropriations Limit]] <br>
{{defeated}} [[San Carlos Sales Tax Increase, Measure U (November 2009)|'''Measure U:''' San Carlos Sales Tax Increase]] <br>
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{{defeated}} [[City of San Carlos Sales Tax Increase, Measure U (November 2009)|'''Measure U:''' San Carlos Sales Tax Increase]] <br>
{{approved}} [[San Carlos Appointed City Clerk, Measure V, November 2009|'''Measure V:''' San Carlos Appointed City Clerk]] <br>
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{{approved}} [[City of San Carlos Appointed City Clerk, Measure V (November 2009)|'''Measure V:''' San Carlos Appointed City Clerk]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[Foster City Rollback of Term Limits, Measure W (November 2009)|'''Measure W:''' Foster City Rollback of Term Limits]] <br>
 
{{defeated}} [[Foster City Rollback of Term Limits, Measure W (November 2009)|'''Measure W:''' Foster City Rollback of Term Limits]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Redwood City Creation of a Library Board, Measure X (November 2009)|'''Measure X:''' Redwood City Creation of a Library Board]] <br>
 
{{approved}} [[Redwood City Creation of a Library Board, Measure X (November 2009)|'''Measure X:''' Redwood City Creation of a Library Board]] <br>

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November 17
August 28
112 local ballot measures were on local ballots on Tuesday, November 3 in 23 of California's 58 counties. Subjects ranged from business taxes to hotel taxes to parcel taxes to local sales taxes to utility taxes, and included rules about local elections, local term limits, rent control and zoning, land use and development issues.

In 2009, leading into the November 3 election, Californians had previously voted on local ballot measures on 15 different occasions: January 13, February 24, March 3, March 10, April 21, May 5, May 19, June 2, June 9, June 16, June 23, June 30, July 21, August 25 and August 28. The final local ballot measure election date was December 15.

Political topics

Land use

  • Nine ballot measures to tighten or loosen land use and zoning regulations were on the November 3 ballot. These were among the more contentious local measures on the ballot.

School bonds

Taxes

  • 16 parcel tax votes took place on November 3. This brought the 2009 total to 43. Voters approved 19 of the 27 parcel tax measures that were on the ballot earlier in 2009, or approximately 70% of them.
  • 5 of the November parcel tax measures were for city parcel taxes. Three of these extended an existing tax. These three measures were approved. The other two requested a new tax. Both of these measures were defeated.
  • 11 of the November parcel tax measures were for schools. 7 of them passed.
  • Five sales tax measures were on the November ballot. This brought the annual total to nine. Voters rejected all four of the previous four 2009 local sales tax ballot questions.
  • November 3 utility user taxes. There were 13 of these on the November ballot. Ten were approved, and three were defeated. Eight had already been voted on in 2009, for a total of 21 on the year. Considering the entire year, 4 failed and 17 were approved.
  • November 3 hotel taxes. Voters in thirteen areas voted on whether to increase the hotel taxes paid by visitors. Voters had previously grappled with three of these measures, defeating one of them.

Voting

Other

Some interesting ballot measures on local ballots around California on November 3 included:

Approveda City of Lakeport Fireworks Initiative, Measure C
Defeatedd San Francisco Mid-Market Arts Revitalization Signs, Proposition D
Defeatedd City of Paso Robles Water Use Fees Referendum, Measure A

Counties

Alameda

Alameda County, California ballot measures

Approveda Measure I: Albany Unified School District parcel tax
Approveda Measure J: Albany Unified School District parcel tax combination
Approveda Measure K: City of Emeryville Card Room Business License Tax
Defeatedd Measure L: City of Newark Utility Users Tax

Contra Costa

Contra Costa County, California ballot measures

Approveda Measure G: Acalanes Union High School District parcel tax
Approveda Measure H: Walnut Creek School District parcel tax
Approveda Measure I: City of Walnut Creek Broadway Plaza

El Dorado

El Dorado County, California ballot measures

Approveda Measure B: South Lake Tahoe Community Facilities District Plan Amendment

Imperial

Imperial County, California ballot measures

Approveda Measure G: City of El Centro Adoption of a City Charter

Lake

Lake County, California ballot measures

Approveda Measure C: City of Lakeport Fireworks Initiative

Kern

Kern County, California ballot measures

Approveda Measure A: Tehachapi Valley Healthcare District bond proposition

Los Angeles

Los Angeles County, California ballot measures

[[File:Libraryentrancebanner.jpg|thumb|300px|South Pasadena Library, the beneficiary of Measure L

Approveda Measure A: Santa Clarita Annexation Vote
Defeatedd Measure B: Santa Clarita Annexation Vote
Approveda Measure C: Santa Clarita Annexation Vote
Defeatedd Measure D: City of West Covina Election of City Council Members
Defeatedd Measure E: City of Huntington Park Utility Users Tax
Approveda Measure L: City of South Pasadena Library Tax
Approveda Measure M: City of Montebello Police and Fire Services
Defeatedd Measure P: City of El Monte City Council Reorganization
Approveda Measure S: City of Artesia Hotel Tax
Approveda Measure T: City of Irwindale Hotel Tax
Defeatedd Measure T: Long Beach Unified School District parcel tax
Approveda Measure U: City of Irwindale Utility Users Tax
Defeatedd Measure Y: City of Artesia Business Tax
Approveda Measure CH: City of Palmdale Adoption of a City Charter
Approveda Measure EE: Culver City Unified School District parcel tax
Defeatedd Measure MS: Annexation of City of Maywood properties by LAUSD
Defeatedd Measure PC: City of Pomona Utility Users Tax
Defeatedd Measure RR: City of El Monte Prohibition on Overnight Street Parking
Approveda Measure SC: City of Maywood Alternate LAUSD School Site Selection
Approveda Measure SE: City of South El Monte Mayoral Terms
Defeatedd Measure TOT: City of Rancho Palos Verdes Hotel Tax
Approveda Measure TR: City of Pico Rivera Utility Users Tax
Defeatedd Measure UU: City of Redondo Beach Utility Users Tax
Approveda West Valley County Water District: John Gaglione recall

Marin

Aerial view of the Bolinas beach. A vote on the November 3 ballot advised against camping on the beach
Marin County, California ballot measures

Approveda Measure A: Lagunitas Elementary School parcel tax
Approveda Measure B: Larkspur Schools parcel tax
Approveda Measure C: Mill Valley School District bond proposition
Approveda Measure D: Shoreline Unified School District bond proposition
Approveda Measure E: Town of San Anselmo Floor Area Ratio Ordinance
Defeatedd Measure F: Town of San Anselmo Hotel Tax
Approveda Measure G: City of San Rafael bond proposition
Approveda Measure H: Bolinas Beach No Camping Advisory Vote
Approveda Measure I: Town of Fairfax Business Tax Renewal

Mendocino

Mendocino County, California ballot measures

Defeatedd Measure A: Mendocino Crossings Initiative
Approveda Measure B: City of Willits Appointed City Clerk

Merced

Merced County, California ballot measures

Approveda Measure A: Los Banos Modification of Police Expenditure Plans
Approveda Measure B: City of Gustine Sales Tax Increase

Monterey

[[File:Pacific Grove Library.jpg|thumb|300px|Measure J, which lost, would have raised taxes for this Pacific Grove library]]

Monterey County, California ballot measures

Defeatedd Measure G: Town of Carmel Valley Act of Incorporation
Defeatedd Measure H: Carmel Valley Town Council Elections
Approveda Measure I: Carmel-By-the-Sea Flanders Mansion
Defeatedd Measure J: Pacific Grove library parcel tax
Defeatedd Measure K: City of Salinas Sales Tax Increase

Riverside

Riverside County, California ballot measures

Approveda Measure B: City of Norco Hotel Tax
Defeatedd Measure C: City of Perris parcel tax
Approveda Measure D: City of Perris Advisory Vote on How to Spend the Measure C parcel tax
Defeatedd Measure E: City of Perris Appointed City Clerk
Approveda Measure G: City of Palm Springs Utility Users Tax
Defeatedd Measure H: City of Blythe Hotel Tax
Approveda Measure I: How City Council Members are Chosen in Wildomar (At-Large)
Defeatedd Measure J: How City Council Members are Chosen in Wildomar (By District)
Defeatedd Measure K: How City Council Members are Chosen in Wildomar (From District)
Approveda Measure L: City of Banning Hotel Tax
Defeatedd Measure M: City of Coachella Utility Users Tax

San Francisco

Because Measure D lost, there are no signs like this in San Francisco's Mid-Market Arts District
San Francisco ballot measures

Approveda Proposition A: San Francisco Budget Reform Charter Amendment
Approveda Proposition B: San Francisco Aides for the Board of Supervisors
Approveda Proposition C: San Francisco Candlestick Park Naming Rights Amendment
Defeatedd Proposition D: San Francisco Mid-Market Arts Revitalization Sign District
Approveda Proposition E: San Francisco No Advertising on City Property

San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo County, California ballot measures

Defeatedd Measure A: City of Paso Robles Water Use Fees Referendum

San Mateo

[[File:SFOATHW Homewood Suites by Hilton SFO Airport North home right.jpg|thumb|300px|Visitors to this Brisbane hotel will pay higher taxes because of the "yes" vote on Measure G

San Mateo County, California ballot measures

Approveda Measure F: City of San Bruno Hotel Tax
Approveda Measure G: City of Brisbane Hotel Tax
Approveda Measure H: City of Burlingame Hotel Tax
Approveda Measure I: City of Burlingame Appointed City Clerk
Approveda Measure J: City of Millbrae Hotel Tax
Approveda Measure K: City of Millbrae Appointed City Treasurer
Approveda Measure L: City of San Mateo Sales Tax Increase
Approveda Measure M: City of San Mateo Hotel Tax Increase
Approveda Measure O: City of South San Francisco Hotel Tax Increase
Approveda Measure P: Portola Valley Utility Users Tax
Approveda Measure Q: Portola Valley Increase in Appropriations Limit
Approveda Measure R: Portola Valley Appropriations for Open Space
Approveda Measure S: Town of Atherton Parcel Tax
Approveda Measure T: Town of Atherton Increase in Appropriations Limit
Defeatedd Measure U: San Carlos Sales Tax Increase
Approveda Measure V: San Carlos Appointed City Clerk
Defeatedd Measure W: Foster City Rollback of Term Limits
Approveda Measure X: Redwood City Creation of a Library Board
Defeatedd Measure Y: Redwood City Business Tax Increase

Santa Barbara

The "No on Measure B" campaign prevailed on November 3
Santa Barbara County, California ballot measures

Defeatedd Measure B: City of Santa Barbara Building Heights Initiative
Approveda Measure C: City of Santa Barbara Parks and Recreation Commission
Approveda Measure D: City of Santa Barbara Board of Harbor Commissioners
Approveda Measure E: City of Santa Barbara Architectural Board of Review

Santa Clara

Santa Clara County, California ballot measures

Defeatedd Measure A: City of Palo Alto Business Tax
Approveda Measure B: City of Cupertino Utility Users Tax
Defeatedd Measure C: Santa Clara Unified School parcel tax
Defeatedd Measure G: Fremont Union High School parcel tax

Solano

Solano County, California ballot measures

Approveda Measure U: City of Vallejo Utility Users Tax

Sonoma

Sonoma County, California ballot measures

Approveda Measure D: Shoreline Unified School District bond proposition (also on the ballot in parts of Marin County)

Stanislaus

Stanislaus County, California ballot measures

Defeatedd Measure A: Modesto Sewer Extension Annexation Proposal
Defeatedd Measure B: Modesto Sewer Extension Annexation Proposal
Defeatedd Measure C: Modesto Sewer Extension Annexation Proposal
Defeatedd Measure D: Modesto Sewer Extension Annexation Proposal
Defeatedd Measure E: Modesto Sewer Extension Annexation Proposal

Tulare

See also: Tulare County, California ballot measures

Approveda Measure M: City of Dinuba Utility Users Tax
Approveda Measure N: City of Tulare Utility Users Tax
Defeatedd Measure O: Springville Union Elementary School District bond proposition

Ventura

Because Measure C lost, Ventura's Wal-Mart can sell groceries
Ventura County, California ballot measures

Defeatedd Measure A: City of Ventura Sales Tax
Defeatedd Measure B: Ventura View Protection Ordinance Initiative
Defeatedd Measure C: City of Ventura Ban on Big Box Stores
Defeatedd Measure E: Oxnard Schools parcel tax
Defeatedd Measure F: Fillmore Rent Control Ordinance

Yolo

Yolo County, California ballot measures

Defeatedd Measure P: City of Davis Wildhorse Ranch Project

See also

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