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Election Events
How Voting Changes with Voters Choice Act
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How does voting change with new Voters Choice Act?

I vote by mail

Nothing changes! All registered voters will receive a ballot in the mail the week of February 3rd. You can mail your completed ballot (no postage required) or put it in a Ballot Drop Off box. 

I like to vote in person

While you will get a ballot in the mail, you can go to any Vote Center in Santa Clara County to resolve issues, ask questions or drop off your ballot.  Vote Centers are mini-Registrar of Voter sites staffed by employees (not volunteers). Some will open 11 days before the elections with most opening the Saturday before the election.  See below for a full list of their services

Vote Centers

You can go to any Vote Center in Santa Clara County.

  • I want to update my registration
  • I did not receive a ballot in the mail
  • I am a “No Party Preference” voter and want to vote for a presidential primary candidate
  • I need a ballot in a different language
  • I need assistance voting

 

The current list of Local Vote centers, which are open 9am-5pm daily before Election Day and 7am-8pm on March 3rd:

Ballot Drop-off

You can also drop off your ballot in any mailbox or at any ballot drop-off location.

See the ROV website for details on hours and locations.
  • Mountain View City Hall – City Clerk’s Office
  • Mountain View Fire Station No. 4 (outside the building)
  • Mountain View Public Library (outside drop box)
  • Computer History Museum (outside the building)
  • Los Altos City Hall – City Clerk Office
  • Los Altos Library (outside drop box)
  • Foothill College (at Admin bldg 1900 by flag pole)
  • Woodland Branch Library (outside drop box)

 

More Information

You can read the full Voters Choice Act page on our website.

Vote with the League

 

MEASURE D: City of Mountain View   Oppose 
Charter Amendment
Majority Vote

MEASURE D Shall the City Charter be amended to: prohibit paying Rental Housing Committee (RHC) members; clarify the RHC independently implements the Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Act and related initiatives delegated by the City Council; clarify the City Council may remove RHC members for reasons including misconduct; allow annual rent increases up to 4%; authorize additional rent increases for critical housing improvements like seismic retrofits; clarify mobile homes are exempt; and make technical revisions? Oppose

MEASURE G: Foothill-De Anza Community College District   Support
School Bonds
55% Vote

MEASURE G FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT AFFORDABLE CAREER, COLLEGE TRANSFER, CLASSROOM REPAIR MEASURE. To upgrade facilities preparing students/veterans for university transfer/careers like healthcare, nursing, technology, engineering/sciences; upgrade/repair aging classrooms, labs for science, technology, engineering/math-related fields of instruction; acquire, construct, repair facilities, equipment/sites; shall Foothill-De Anza Community College District’s measure authorizing $898,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, levying 1.6 cents/$100 assessed valuation ($48,000,000 annually) while bonds are outstanding, with audits/no money for administrators’ salaries, be adopted? Support

MEASURE H: Foothill-De Anza Community College District  Support
Parcel Tax
2/3 Vote

MEASURE H FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT EDUCATIONAL AND TEACHER EXCELLENCE MEASURE. To provide funding for local colleges that cannot be taken by the State; keep college education affordable; attract and retain quality teachers; support homeless, hungry students; maintain science, technology, health-science programs; and prepare students for university transfer, career and job training, shall Foothill-De Anza Community College District’s measure levying $48 per parcel for 5 years ($5,500,000 annually), be adopted, with citizens’ oversight, and with no funds for administrator salaries? Support

MEASURE O: Cupertino Union School District  Support
Parcel Tax
2/3 Vote

MEASURE O Quality Local Schools and Academic Excellence Measure. To maintain strong academic programs in reading, writing, math, engineering/science for local elementary and middle school students, protect music and art programs, and retain highly qualified teachers shall Cupertino Union School District’s measure to levy $125 per year for 5 years, be approved, raising $4,321,500 annually that cannot be taken by the State, with exemptions for seniors, independent community oversight, no funds for administrators, and all funds benefiting local schools? Support

MEASURE T; Mountain View Whisman School District  Support
School Bonds
55% Vote

MEASURE T MOUNTAIN VIEW WHISMAN SCHOOL DISTRICT CLASSROOM REPAIR/OVERCROWDING MEASURE. To provide safe/modern classrooms, arts/science labs at neighborhood schools for quality education; relieve student overcrowding; replace aging roofs, inefficient heating/ventilation systems; upgrade, acquire, construct classrooms, facilities, sites/equipment; shall Mountain View Whisman School District’s measure authorizing $259,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, levying $30/$100,000 assessed value ($18,600,000 annually) while bonds are outstanding, with independent oversight, audits, no funds for administrators, all funds controlled locally for Mountain View schools, be adopted?
Support

Election Events

Pros & Cons on the Ballot Measures

Pete Stahl will present the LWV Pros & Cons February 20th at 7pm.the Mountain View Library (1st Floor Program Room). For more information: Library website calendar.

 

How does voting change with new Voters Choice Act?

I vote by mail

Nothing changes! All registered voters will receive a ballot in the mail the week of February 3rd. You can mail your completed ballot (no postage required) or put it in a Ballot Drop Off box. 

I like to vote in person

While you will get a ballot in the mail, you can go to any Vote Center in Santa Clara County to resolve issues, ask questions or drop off your ballot.  Vote Centers are mini-Registrar of Voter sites staffed by employees (not volunteers). Some will open 11 days before the elections with most opening the Saturday before the election.  See below for a full list of their services

Vote Centers

You can go to any Vote Center in Santa Clara County.

  • I want to update my registration
  • I did not receive a ballot in the mail
  • I am a “No Party Preference” voter and want to vote for a presidential primary candidate
  • I need a ballot in a different language
  • I need assistance voting

 

The current list of Local Vote centers, which are open 9am-5pm daily before Election Day and 7am-8pm on March 3rd:

Ballot Drop-off

You can also drop off your ballot in any mailbox or at any ballot drop-off location.

See the ROV website for details on hours and locations.
  • Mountain View City Hall – City Clerk’s Office
  • Mountain View Fire Station No. 4 (outside the building)
  • Mountain View Public Library (outside drop box)
  • Computer History Museum (outside the building)
  • Los Altos City Hall – City Clerk Office
  • Los Altos Library (outside drop box)
  • Foothill College (at Admin bldg 1900 by flag pole)
  • Woodland Branch Library (outside drop box)

 

More Information

You can read the full Voters Choice Act page on our website.

Vote with the League

 

MEASURE D: City of Mountain View   Oppose 
Charter Amendment
Majority Vote

MEASURE D Shall the City Charter be amended to: prohibit paying Rental Housing Committee (RHC) members; clarify the RHC independently implements the Community Stabilization and Fair Rent Act and related initiatives delegated by the City Council; clarify the City Council may remove RHC members for reasons including misconduct; allow annual rent increases up to 4%; authorize additional rent increases for critical housing improvements like seismic retrofits; clarify mobile homes are exempt; and make technical revisions? Oppose

MEASURE G: Foothill-De Anza Community College District   Support
School Bonds
55% Vote

MEASURE G FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT AFFORDABLE CAREER, COLLEGE TRANSFER, CLASSROOM REPAIR MEASURE. To upgrade facilities preparing students/veterans for university transfer/careers like healthcare, nursing, technology, engineering/sciences; upgrade/repair aging classrooms, labs for science, technology, engineering/math-related fields of instruction; acquire, construct, repair facilities, equipment/sites; shall Foothill-De Anza Community College District’s measure authorizing $898,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, levying 1.6 cents/$100 assessed valuation ($48,000,000 annually) while bonds are outstanding, with audits/no money for administrators’ salaries, be adopted? Support

MEASURE H: Foothill-De Anza Community College District  Support
Parcel Tax
2/3 Vote

MEASURE H FOOTHILL-DE ANZA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT EDUCATIONAL AND TEACHER EXCELLENCE MEASURE. To provide funding for local colleges that cannot be taken by the State; keep college education affordable; attract and retain quality teachers; support homeless, hungry students; maintain science, technology, health-science programs; and prepare students for university transfer, career and job training, shall Foothill-De Anza Community College District’s measure levying $48 per parcel for 5 years ($5,500,000 annually), be adopted, with citizens’ oversight, and with no funds for administrator salaries? Support

MEASURE O: Cupertino Union School District  Support
Parcel Tax
2/3 Vote

MEASURE O Quality Local Schools and Academic Excellence Measure. To maintain strong academic programs in reading, writing, math, engineering/science for local elementary and middle school students, protect music and art programs, and retain highly qualified teachers shall Cupertino Union School District’s measure to levy $125 per year for 5 years, be approved, raising $4,321,500 annually that cannot be taken by the State, with exemptions for seniors, independent community oversight, no funds for administrators, and all funds benefiting local schools? Support

MEASURE T; Mountain View Whisman School District  Support
School Bonds
55% Vote

MEASURE T MOUNTAIN VIEW WHISMAN SCHOOL DISTRICT CLASSROOM REPAIR/OVERCROWDING MEASURE. To provide safe/modern classrooms, arts/science labs at neighborhood schools for quality education; relieve student overcrowding; replace aging roofs, inefficient heating/ventilation systems; upgrade, acquire, construct classrooms, facilities, sites/equipment; shall Mountain View Whisman School District’s measure authorizing $259,000,000 in bonds at legal rates, levying $30/$100,000 assessed value ($18,600,000 annually) while bonds are outstanding, with independent oversight, audits, no funds for administrators, all funds controlled locally for Mountain View schools, be adopted?
Support