An election volunteer’s error at a Morgan Hill voting center over the weekend resulted in some voters receiving the wrong ballots, but authorities say the issue was quickly resolved.
Measure RR on the Nov. 3 ballot is a one-eighth-cent sales tax that would be levied for 30 years in order to help “save” Caltrain, the commuter train line that runs between Gilroy and San Francisco, according to supporters.
Proponents of Valley Water’s Measure S on the Nov. 3 ballot say the parcel tax is crucial to reinforcing water supplies, flood protection and other priorities for nearly 2 million Santa Clara County residents; but its detractors say the measure lacks details and transparency, and caution that the proposed tax has no sunset date.
A Sobrato High School student is in the running to win a scholarship prize for a video that aims to educate voters about special districts.
The election is scheduled for Nov. 3, and voters must make sure they are registered by Oct. 19. Early voting begins at the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters office on Oct. 5. Anyone who wants to request an absentee ballot must do so by Oct. 27, though election officials warn voters to turn in their ballots as early as possible.
Morgan Hill Unified School District Trustee Area 5 has had a tumultuous history since the board of education was forced to create districts several years ago. That’s why candidate Pamela Torrisi thinks it is important to note that she will complete at least a full four-year term if she is elected Nov. 3.