Local Voting Information Guide

Registration Deadline to Vote in the Recall: September 22nd

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Alameda County
Registrar of Voters
1225 Fallon Street, Room G-1
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 272-6973
http://www.co.alameda.ca.us/rov/index.htm

Contra Costa County
Election Department
524 Main Street
P O Box 271
Martinez, CA 94553
Phone: (925) 646 - 4166
http://www.co.contra-costa.ca.us/depart/elect/

Marin County
Registrar of Voters
3501 Civic Center, Room 121
San Rafael, CA 94903
Phone: (415) 499-6456
http://www.co.marin.ca.us/depts/RV/main/elect/voterinf.cfm

Napa County
Registrar of Voters
900 Coombs Street, Room 256
Napa, CA 94559
Phone: (707) 253-4321
http://www.co.napa.ca.us/Departments/Elections.htm

San Francisco
Department of Elections
City Hall - 1 Dr. Carlton B Goodlett Place, Room 48
San Francisco, CA 94102
Phone: (415) 554-4375
http://www.ci.sf.ca.us/election/voting.htm

San Mateo County
County Clerk – Assessor – Recorder and Elections (CARE)
40 Tower Road
San Mateo, CA 94402
Phone: (650) 312-5222
http://www.shapethefuture.org/

Santa Clara County
Registrar of Voters
1555 Berger Drive, Bldg. 2
San Jose, CA 95112
P O Box 1147
San Jose, CA 95108
Phone: (408) 299-VOTE (8683)
http://www.sccvote.org/

Solano County
Registrar of Voters
510 Clay St.
Fairfield CA 94533
Phone: (707) 421-6675 OR
(888) 933-VOTE (8683)
http://www.co.solano.ca.us/Department/Department.asp?NavID=94

Sonoma County
Registrar of Voters
435 Fiscal Drive
Santa Rosa, CA 95403
P O Box 11485
Santa Rosa, CA 95406
Phone: (707) 565-6800 OR
1-800-750-VOTE
TDD for Hearing Impaired: (707) 565-6888
http://www.sonoma-county.org/regvoter/

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Promise

"In spite of a national recession, our economy has grown from the 7th largest to the 5th largest in the world."
"But there's more to do - on our schools, our environment, our economy, and on energy."

Highlights

Since he was re-elected, Governor Davis has…

  • Announced an estimated $35 billion budget deficit in December, and a $38 billion deficit in May.
  • Said in his State of the State Address that his 'most immediate priority' is jobs.
  • Tripled the vehicle license fee in June.
  • Signed a 'compromise budget' on Aug. 2nd
  • Appointed President Clinton's budget chief to lead the effort to fix the budget.
  • Signed legislation reforming the state's workers' comp system.

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"I will do everything humanly possible not to cut one penny from public safety. If we can increase it, we will."

Highlights

Since he was re-elected, Governor Davis has…

  • Proposed an overall increase in prison funding in his budget plans.
  • Vetoed an early-release prison bill.
  • Proposed to preserve funding for local law enforcement programs in his May budget plan.
  • Signed a 'compromise budget' with some cuts to prisons and local law enforcement programs.
  • Signed gun safety legislation in September.

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"My fellow Californians, together we've increased education funding by 30% -- and student achievements scores are up three years in a row. But there's so much more to do."

Highlights

Since he was re-elected, Governor Davis has…

  • Proposed significant cuts to education in his January budget plan.
  • Approved nearly $2.6 billion in mid-year (2002-2003) cuts to education.
  • Reduced proposed January cuts and protected class-size reduction and accountability programs in his new May budget plan.
  • Signed a 'compromise budget' with cuts to education similar to those proposed in his May budget plan.
  • Announced in September $1.7 billion in bonds to upgrade overcrowded schools.

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"I believe we must continue protecting our coastline, our air, water."

Highlights

Since he was re-elected, Governor Davis has…

  • Signed a "polluter pays" bill increasing fees for air and water polluters.
  • Announced funding for coastal conservation and parkland improvement.
  • Proposed some reductions to environmental programs in his budget plans.
  • Signed a 'compromise budget' with additional cuts to environmental programs.
  • Signed coastal protection and air pollution bills.
  • Signed the electronic waste recycling bill.

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“I won’t be completely satisfied until every child in the state of California has access to quality, affordable health care.”

Highlights

Since he was re-elected, Governor Davis has…

  • Proposed to protect children's health care coverage in both budget plans.
  • Requested federal aid to insure more children statewide.
  • Approved cuts to the Healthy Families outreach program.
  • Proposed and approved cuts to Medi-Cal programs.
  • Signed a 'compromise budget': children's health care coverage was protected and proposed cuts to Medi-Cal were reduced.
  • Signed a landmark bill (SB2) that will require many businesses to provide health insurance to their employers.

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"...No governor ever spent as much money as we spent this year in real dollars, accounting for inflation, on transportation improvements. We will continue to do that for the next two to three years."

Highlights

Since he was re-elected, Governor Davis has…

  • Said in his State of the State Address that he "will direct his agencies to accelerate freeway and public transit projects by one year."
  • Proposed an estimated $1.5 billion in cuts to transportation.
  • Signed a 'compromise budget' with cuts to transportation.

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