April 14, 2009 - Ballots available Monday for May 19 election
Paper: Sonoma Index-Tribune (CA)
Title: Ballots available Monday for May 19 election
Date: April 14, 2009
Vote by mail ballots for the May 19, special election will be available from the Sonoma County Registrar of Voters starting April 20.
The special election will have six propositions on it.
1A t hat dea ls wit h t he state budget and increases the state's "rainy day" fund from 5 percent to 12.5 percent.
1B that deals with educa tion funding. It would require supplemental payments to local school districts, and commu nity colleges to address recent budget cuts.
1C that allows $5 billion in borrowing from the state lottery against future profits and protects funding levels for schools.
1D that provides funding for children's services.
1E that deals with mental health services.
1 F t h at p r e v e nt s p ay increases for elected officials during budget -deficit years.
Voters who wish to vote in the special election by mail must submit a personal ly signed request to the Registrar of Voters Office.
Requests can be made by mail or in person.
Registered voters who are not permanent vote-by-mail voters or in a mail-ballot pre cinct, should receive a Sonoma County Sample Ballot/ Voter Information Pamphlet prior to the election.
The application form on the back of the sample ballot can be used to request a vote by mail ballot.
The last day to request a vote by-mail ballot is May 12.
Voters can return their voteby-mail ballot to any polling place in the county from 7 a.m.
to 8 p.m. on election day.
For details, call 565-6800.
Record Number: 12795521ED1B12C8
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