Los Altos sees extremely high turnout for 2020 election

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Voters line up on Election Day at the Los Altos Youth Center to cast their ballots.

More than 87% of registered voters in Los Altos submitted ballots during the 2020 election, according to data from the Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters.

Los Altos Hills council race could be headed to recount

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The race for three Los Altos Hills city council seats is going down to the wire.

They say every vote counts, but perhaps there’s no election battleground more apt to proving that adage than the small-town variety. In the race for Los Altos Hills City Council, 19 votes separated third and fourth place as of Tuesday, Nov. 10.

Becker set to claim local State Senate seat by wide margin

Josh Becker, a Democrat from Menlo Park, appeared to handily claim the State Senate seat for District 13, leading his Republican opponent Alex Glew by a wide margin as of Thursday morning (Nov. 5).

Measure RR poised to pass, provide Caltrain with crucial funding

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Measure RR will institute a one-eighth-cent sales tax, generating approximately $100 million annually for 30 years.

Measure RR, a ballot measure that would raise $100 million per year for the transportation service Caltrain for 30 years, appears to be passing with a two-thirds majority from voters across three Bay Area counties.

Incumbents lead in local school board races

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Voters cast their ballots at the Los Altos Youth Center on Tuesday evening (Nov. 3).

Things are looking good for the incumbents running for seats on local school boards, as of results released at 5 p.m. today (Nov. 4).

Neck-and-neck race for county board of education seat

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Left Photo Courtesy of Grace Mah; Right Photo Courtesy of Melissa Baten Caswell
The local race for a seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Education is close as of Wednesday morning (Nov. 4).

The race is close for the local seat on the Santa Clara County Board of Education, with just over two percentage points separating the candidates.

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