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File #: 1564-2018    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Afternoon Administrative Report Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/17/2018 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: 12/3/2018 Final action:
Title: Results of November 6, 2018 General Municipal Election
Attachments: 1. ATCH 1- Resolution, 2. EX A -Registrar of Voters uncertified statement of votes, 3. EX B - City Clerk Election Certification -City Council
To: Honorable Mayor and Members of City Council

From: Dorothy Roberts, City Clerk

Prepared By: Dorothy Roberts, City Clerk

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Results of November 6, 2018 General Municipal Election

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RECOMMENDED ACTION:
Recommendation

Adopt a resolution declaring the results of the November 6, 2018 City of Napa General Municipal Election and installing the two newly elected Councilmembers, Liz Alessio and Mary Luros, to the City Council.

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DISCUSSION:
As of the date of this writing, the City of Napa has not received Final Certified Results
for the November 6, 2018 Napa General Municipal Election from the Napa County
Registrar of Voters. However, the Registrar has provided to the City Clerk (as the City's Elections Official) sufficient information regarding the final results for the City Councilmember race (see Exhibit A), to support the City Clerk's certification of the election results for the Office of City Councilmember. (see Exhibit "B").

The Ballot for the November 6, 2018 General Municipal Election included City voter consideration of six candidates for two seats on the City Council and one Ballot Measure entitled Measure F. As verified by the results provided by the Registrar, City voters elected Liz Alessio and Mary Luros to serve a four-year term as City Councilmembers. Ms. Alessio received 15,045 votes; Ms. Luros received 12,156 votes. Measure F.

The results for Ballot Measure F, the one-percent tax on transient occupants to provide affordable and workforce housing, was approved by the voters by a wide margin of 21,263 votes, with over 73% of the registered voters approving the measure, which is well beyond the 2/3 requirement for adoption. However, as of the date of this writing, the City Clerk does not have the whole number of votes for the Ballot Measure in order to certify the results of the Measure in accordance with Elections Code Section 10264. Therefore, the results for the Ballot Measure will be deferred until the City Cle...

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