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June 7, 2016 — California Primary Election
Ballot and voting information for Contra Costa County.
This is an archive of a past election.

June 7, 2016California Primary Election

Election Results

Statewide Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting.
  • Voter Turnout: 47.7%.

Contra Costa County Results

  • 100% of precincts reporting.
  • Voter Turnout: 49.8%.

Ballot Measures

State of California

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Proposition 50

Passed 5,468,515 votes yes (75.5%) 1,775,327 votes no (24.5%)

This measure amends the State Constitution to add new provisions regarding the suspension of legislators.

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City of Antioch
Ballot Measures

Measure E — Card Rooms

Passed 12,080 votes yes (66.81%) 6,002 votes no (33.19%)

Shall the electors adopt the Initiative Limiting Card Rooms Within the City and Requiring Voter Approval for New or Expanded Card Rooms Ordinance?

Measure G — City Treasurer

Failed 6,522 votes yes (36.6%) 11,299 votes no (63.4%)

Shall the office of City Treasurer be appointed?

City of Orinda
Ballot Measures

Measure L — Road and Storm Drain Repair

Passed 5,441 votes yes (68.48%) 2,504 votes no (31.52%)

To repair failing roads and storm drains, restore and upgrade other roadways and storm drains, fix potholes, and improve safety on Orinda public streets, shall the City of Orinda issue twenty five million dollars in bonds, with financial audits, public review of all expenditures, and a citizens' oversight committee?

City of Pittsburg
Ballot Measures

Measure M — Sales Tax

Passed 8,631 votes yes (81.57%) 1,950 votes no (18.43%)

To provide funding that stays in Pittsburg and cannot be seized by the State, to be used for Public Safety, gang prevention, job creation programs for local residents, Senior Center operations, repair roads, operate youth programs, and maintain other City services, shall the City of Pittsburg extend its current half-cent sales tax through fiscal year 2034-2035, providing $3.6-$3.8 million annually, than the increase be terminated, altogether, with citizens' oversight, mandatory audits and consistent community reporting?

City of Richmond
Ballot Measures

Measure N

Failed 6,898 votes yes (33.76%) 13,532 votes no (66.24%)

Shall the ordinance to amend the Richmond General Plan 2030 to allow a 59 unit single family detached project on a site south of the intersection of Marina Way South and Hall and approve a development agreement and related actions be adopted?

Measure O

Failed 9,921 votes yes (49.05%) 10,304 votes no (50.95%)

Shall the ordinance to amend the Richmond Municipal Code requiring the City Manager to publicize compensation paid to exempt City service officials and employees, obligating the City Council to set annual compensation for City exempt service officials and employees and prohibiting the City Council from compensating the City Manager in excess of five times the median household income for the City be adopted?

City of Oakley
Ballot Measures

Measure K — Library

To replace the small, outdated Oakley Library currently utilizing a portion of Freedom High School and construct and operate a new Library and Community Learning Center downtown, shall the ordinance establishing a $7.75 per month per parcel Library Development Tax be adopted, raising approximately one million one hundred thousand dollars annually, for thirty years starting fiscal year 2016/17, with independent financial audits ensuring funds are spent only on the Oakley Library and Community Learning Center? 

City of Clayton
Ballot Measures

Measure H — Trails and Landscape Maintenance District

Failed 3,902 votes yes (54.71%) 3,230 votes no (45.29%)

Shall the existing Community Facility District 2007-1 (Trails and Landscape Maintenance District) be continued, with a Citizens Oversight Committee, for ten years to fund on-going operations and maintenance of the trails system, roadway landscape, open space weed abatement, and related expenses at the current annual special tax's rate and methodology (presently $234.84/year per residential and non-residential parcel or fraction thereof), for FYs 2017-2027? 


Special District
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Chabot-Las Positas Community College District
Ballot Measures

Measure A

Passed 87,133 votes yes (64.94%) 47,032 votes no (35.06%)

To upgrade aging classrooms and technology/science labs for career education to prepare students, veterans and workers for good jobs and university transfer, remove asbestos/retrofit buildings for earthquake safety, acquire, construct and repair sites/facilities/equipment, and improve campus safety/security, shall Chabot-Las Positas Community College District issue $950,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, no money for administrators' salaries/pensions, independent financial audits, and all funds used locally?

Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District
Ballot Measures

Measure J

Passed 14,566 votes yes (66.8%) 7,237 votes no (33.2%)

Shall the Livermore Valley Joint Unified School District (the "District") be authorized to issue and sell bonds of up to $245 million in aggregate principal amount to provide financing for the specific school facilities projects listed in the Bond Project List, and in order to qualify to receive State matching grant funds, subject to all of the accountability safeguards specified?

Brentwood Union School District
Ballot Measures

Measure B

Passed 7,682 votes yes (57.33%) 5,717 votes no (42.67%)

To provide Brentwood students with 21st century classrooms, upgrade libraries and science labs, improve school safety and security, expand access to classroom technology for students and teachers, renovate and modernize older schools in the District, build a new elementary school, and replace, acquire, construct and renovate school facilities, shall the Brentwood Union School District issue $158,000,000 in bonds, at legal interest rates, with an independent citizens' oversight committee and no funds spent on administrators salaries?

Lafayette School District
Ballot Measures

Measure C

Passed 8,371 votes yes (73.84%) 2,966 votes no (26.16%)

To upgrade aging neighborhood elementary and middle schools, avoid overcrowding, and modernize classrooms for today's curriculum, including math, science, technology and arts, shall Lafayette School District repair or replace deteriorated roofs, plumbing, and electrical systems; update classrooms, labs and instructional technology; improve school safety/security: and acquire, construct, renovate, equip sites/facilities, by issuing $70,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, with independent citizen oversight, no administrators' salaries, and all funds dedicated locally to Lafayette TK-8 schools?

Walnut Creek School District
Ballot Measures

Measure D

Passed 12,912 votes yes (73.08%) 4,756 votes no (26.92%)

To address critical renovation, modernization and safety needs at District schools, upgrade classrooms, libraries and computer networks to provide students with 21st Century classrooms, improve energy efficiency of classrooms and buildings, and replace, acquire, construct and renovate school facilities shall the Walnut Creek School District issue $60 million in bonds at legal interest rates with funds monitored by an Independent Citizens' Oversight Committee and no funds spent on administrators?

San Francisco Bay Area Restoration Authority
Ballot Measures

Measure AA

Passed 1,256,356 votes yes (70.4%) 528,877 votes no (29.6%)

To protect San Francisco Bay for future generations by reducing trash, pollution and harmful toxins, improving water quality, restoring habitat for fish, birds and wildlife, protecting communities from floods, and increasing shoreline public access , shall the San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority authorize a parcel tax of $12 per year, raising approximately $25 million annually for twenty years with independent citizen oversight, audits, and all funds staying local?

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