Local election results to be posted online tonight

Results will appear on Palo Alto Online starting at 8 p.m. and updated live as they come in

Results for key local races in Tuesday's (Nov. 2) election will be posted on Palo Alto Online starting at 8 p.m. Results will be displayed on the top of the website, with news stories and Town Square commentary below. Palo Alto Online will post results live as they come in for the following area races:

■ Atherton City Council

■ East Palo Alto City Council

■ Measure A - Santa Clara County (Santa Clara County 'healthy kids' parcel tax)

■ Measure E - Santa Clara County (Foothill-De Anza Community College District parcel tax)

■ Measure L - Menlo Park (Limitations/restrictions to city employees' retirement benefits)

■ Measure R - Palo Alto (Forces voter approval for fire-station closures and staff reductions)

■ Measure S - Palo Alto (Switches city elections from odd years to even)

■ Measure T - Menlo Park (Approval/affirmation of Menlo Gateway project)

■ Measure T - Mountain View (Updates Mountain View's phone tax)

■ Menlo Park City Council

■ Mountain View City Council

■ Santa Clara Valley Water District, District 7

■ State Assembly, 21st District

■ U.S. Congress, 14th District

Palo Alto Online will also post links to state results on election night. Visit the election link below for election stories, editorials and links.

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Posted by Becky Sanders
a resident of Ventura
on Nov 2, 2010 at 11:24 am

That's great. Thank you Palo Alto Online! I just have to plug the Media Center, your local cable access station, where I happen to be employed and where I also put in some serious after hours volunteer time! We will be carrying National election coverage courtesy of Free Speech TV on Comcast Channel 28 from 5 - 11pm. And we will also be carrying local election updates as well on Comcast Channel 29. Both channels can also be watched via cablecast from our website: I'll be watching the Palo Online feed as well as the Media Center coverage as I am an election junky. Not gonna lie.

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Posted by Scholar
a resident of Menlo Park
on Nov 2, 2010 at 12:31 pm

This is a great service, thanks.
I only get digital broadcast TV and the local stuff isn't on there much. (Cancelled the Comcast vampires and no regrets at all.)

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Posted by Resident
a resident of Midtown
on Nov 2, 2010 at 4:13 pm

The polling station in Ohlone school is not asking for any personal ids! Anybody can come and vote. Now why is that? Isn't it a gross violation?

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Posted by ann
a resident of Los Altos Hills
on Nov 2, 2010 at 5:27 pm

mv voice newspaper is reporting that there is a smudge defect in santa clara county mail in ballots....thousands will have to be inspected before they can count them....and they claim that 80% of the ballots in santa clara county are mail in.....

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Posted by Been there, seen it before!
a resident of Midtown
on Nov 2, 2010 at 5:36 pm

Tsunami for the GOP/conservatives!

All I have to do is to look at Chris Matthews's body language on MSNBC.

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Posted by Question
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Nov 2, 2010 at 6:15 pm

Anyone know why we are getting phone calls on land lines for people who are not at home instead of using cell phone numbers? Particularly at this late stage, getting people to vote before they come home would be a better idea. Next time use cell phones all the time.

I am fed up picking up the phone for election calls.

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Posted by A Palo Alto Parent
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Nov 2, 2010 at 8:04 pm

Resident, most people bring in their voter pamphlet that has all their voting info on the cover.

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Posted by so
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Nov 2, 2010 at 9:06 pm


No ID is required to vote. This your first time to the rodeo?

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Posted by Validity
a resident of Midtown
on Nov 3, 2010 at 1:10 am

Wow, I'd think there should be a valid ID to show. Just don't link it to their voting "card".

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Posted by Hmmm
a resident of Greenmeadow
on Nov 3, 2010 at 1:15 am

We Must have ways that clearly delineate WHO is legit to VOTE for our Special Measures, and candidates

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