Do you know 146 people? That was the margin by which Measure AA passed in the San Francisco Bay Area.
This open space initiative will raise $300 million to build trails, protect open space and protect the scenic beauty of the San Mateo coast. It needed 66.7% and got 66.9% Talk about close!
It’s also a great reminder that your vote does count. That is, if you vote. I just don’t understand why turn-out is so low. In Los Angeles County it was 20% in this weeks election. Ok, the ballot was long and complex and in most cases it was a primary election. But you can vote at home over a glass of wine. What’s not to like about that.