Election Day apparently went smoothly across San Mateo County, where turnout was low and a higher percentage of voters than ever before cast ballots by mail.
About three-quarters of voters cast their ballots by mail, which county Elections Manager David Tom said was higher than in previous years. “The trend seems to be pointing more and more that way,” he said. Read More
Unofficial results from Tuesday’s City Council race showed Ray Miller and Terry O’Connell leading five-termer Cyril Bologoff.
Miller, a former councilman, led the pack. He was last on the City Council in 1995 and has spent 13 years on the open-space and ecological committee. O’Connell, an insurance appraiser, held a slim lead over Bologoff. Read More
A controversial development on a landfill known as Baylands is center stage in Brisbane’s City Council race. Two veteran councilmen and one newcomer are competing for two open seats in the November election. The second seat opened up when Councilman Steve Waldo decided to step down, reportedly for health reasons.Waldo has endorsed Ray Miller, a professor emeritus of political economy at San Francisco State University who left the council in 1995 after three terms. Read More