Silicon Valley Mercury News/Josh Richmand, 5/7/12. "A new system for California ballots in the mail this week."
...."This is the Golden State's first full go-round with its new "top-two" primary system, in which voters of all parties can cast ballots for candidates of any party. The top two vote-getters advance to November's general election, regardless of party. So in some districts with lopsided party registration, you might see two Democrats on November's ballot, in others two Republicans.
....In San Mateo County, residents will be voting for the 13th state Senate district; the 19th, 22nd and 24th Assembly districts; and the 1st, 4th and 5th county supervisorial districts. They'll also decide three countywide ballot measures: on a license tax for vehicle-rental businesses; a transient occupancy tax; and a license tax for parking facility operators, in addition to an array of school and special district measures...." Read Article.
For June 5, 2012 San Mateo County, Local and State election information see Smart Voter/San Mateo County/My ballot, June 5, 2012.
Posted by Kathy Meeh