Unofficial results for the June 3, 2008 Election
Election2008
Results from key local races are posted below and will be updated as available.
Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge
(one seat)
  Diane Ritchie
39,123
27.47%
  Jesus Valencia
26,839
18.84%
  Lane Liroff
26,623
18.69%
  Jay Boyarsky
25,899
18.18%
  Tim Pitsker
23,953
16.82%
1113/1113 - Jun 4, 2008 1:21 a.m.

Measure A
Continues $44.50 tax per $100,000 of assessed value for homes and businesses in the Palo Alto Unified School District until the district collects $378 million, likely by 2042. (55% voter approval required)
 Yes
9,450
76.99%
 No
2,825
23.01%
65/65 - Jun 4, 2008 1:19 a.m.
VIDEO: Measure A supporters cheer results

Proposition 98
Sponsored by the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association. Limits rights of state and local governments to exercise eminent domain and overrides local rent-control ordinances. (majority vote)
  
San Mateo County
Santa Clara County
Statewide Total
Statewide Percentage
 Yes
26,505
65,574
1,342,655
39.09%
 No
40,625
104,756
2,091,890
60.91%
23398/23398 - Jun 4, 2008 9:15 a.m.

Atherton City Council
(one seat)
  Jim Dobbie
606
59.01%
  Elizabeth Lewis
421
40.99%
8/8 - Jun 4, 2008 1:05 a.m.

Measure O
Shall San Mateo County enact a 1/8-cent sales tax to provide funds for park and recreation purposes? (2/3 majority voter approval required)
 Yes
41,425
60.22%
 No
27,363
39.78%
553/553 - Jun 4, 2008 1:05 a.m.

Proposition 99
Supported by the League of Women Voters and other civic organizations. Narrowly limits state and local governments from using eminent domain to acquire an owner-occupied residence to convey to another private entity, with some exceptions. Prop. 99 negates Prop. 98 if it gets more votes. (majority vote)
  
San Mateo County
Santa Clara County
Statewide Total
Statewide Percentage
 Yes
42,310
115,423
2,129,247
62.40%
 No
24,478
53,577
1,282,763
37.60%
23398/23398 - Jun 4, 2008 9:16 a.m.