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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Everyone knows that living in California comes with a price: Its residents pay some of the nation's highest taxes on the money they earn, the gas they pump and the clothes they wear. But for the moment, at least, it appears voters have had enough.

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Updated voting results from Tuesday’s election released Thursday afternoon showed that San Mateo County voters were on track to approve a handful of bonds and measures benefiting local school districts.

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Updated voting results from Tuesday’s election released Wednesday afternoon showed that San Mateo County voters were on track to approve a handful of bonds and measures benefiting local school districts.

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Democrat Josh Becker and Republican Alex Glew are heading to a runoff split down party lines in the race for the District 13 seat vacated by state Sen. Jerry Hill, according to initial election results.

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Tax measures proposed to benefit local elementary school districts were too close to call, according to initial election results which also showed a bond for the high school district apparently headed for failure.

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Foster City Councilman Herb Perez has been recalled by an overwhelming majority of voters, making him the first councilmember to be recalled in the city since 1977.

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Democrats outnumber Republicans in every city in San Mateo County — including the traditional GOP enclaves of Atherton and Hillsborough — a political domination that swells to more than five times as many Democrats as Republicans in Daly City and a 10 to 1 margin in East Palo Alto.

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A voter called the San Mateo County Elections Office about her ballot omitting the Measure N parcel tax for San Carlos schools, a county official said of how an error in the mailing of 2,046 ballots was discovered.

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The Peninsula’s two longtime Congresswomen are running for re-election in the spring primary against a bevy of challengers — most upstart candidates or those running grassroots campaigns.

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California Secretary of State Alex Padilla is reminding voters that they are allowed two hours off of work without loss of pay to cast their ballots in next week’s election.

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As the next chapter in an effort to overhaul the district’s broken financial system, San Bruno Park Elementary School District officials further laid the groundwork for potentially floating a parcel tax.

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Two incumbents are running for re-election to their state Assembly seats against a bevy of challengers from all corners of the Peninsula’s political universe.

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Thousands of San Mateo County voters received incorrect election ballots, including those in the San Mateo Union High and San Carlos Elementary school districts, said elections officials.

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People wanting to vote in the March 3 presidential primary election in San Mateo County will have three options for casting ballots “independently and privately,” the county’s Clerk-Recorder office said.

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In their attempts to assure a sustainable future for coming generations, the seven candidates seeking election to the state Senate detailed their policies on environmental and education issues.

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Campaigning to fill the seat soon vacated by state Sen. Jerry Hill, the seven candidates racing to shape the Peninsula’s evolution shared varying positions on issues of utmost regional importance — housing and transportation.

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On the not-too-distant heels of a successful bond measure, San Bruno Park Elementary School District officials are exploring the possibility of floating a parcel tax to a future election ballot.

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Foster City voters in March will decide whether to recall Councilman Herb Perez after his detractors gathered 3,913 signatures last year — more than were needed to hold the election.

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Three school districts are seeking approval for taxes in the March primary election which advocates claim are necessary to improve antiquated facilities or bolster a limited budget, while critics claim the measures are unearned and unnecessary.

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A husband and wife from Utah who prosecutors say gathered more than 100 forged signatures in May 2017 while working for a political consulting firm on a Pacific rent control measure were sentenced Monday to two years in county jail.

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Printing ballots for the March 3 election in San Mateo County can proceed after a judge decided Thursday that ballot language for a $97 million school bond proposal in Burlingame is not biased.