Voter Guide & Election Results

November 2020 Election: Climate Resilience Results

We assessed ballots throughout the region and identified 9 measures that will have significant impacts on our environment and communities. The Greenbelt Alliance Voter Guide included our recommendations for your vote on important open space, water, housing, and transportation measures that will create thriving, resilient communities better prepared for climate change, reducing emissions, and enabling more climate-smart housing.
Here are the results.

Win: Sonoma Votes Yes on Measure W

Update: We are thrilled that voters in the city of Sonoma passed Measure W with a supermajority of 80% to renew the city’s Urban Growth…
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Win: Oakland Votes Yes on Measure Y

Update: We are excited to report that Oakland’s Measure Y school bond passed, designating funds to pay for converting asphalt-covered schoolyards into rich outdoor environments…

Win: Antioch Votes Yes on Measure T

Update: Good News! Antioch voters passed Measure T, leaving it up to the people to decide if development should happen beyond the Urban Limit Line.…

Win: Winters Votes Yes on Measure A

Update: The citizens of Winters voted yes on Measure A, establishing a new Urban Growth Boundary for their city, which will protect their natural and…

Loss: San Mateo Measure Y

Update: After a very close election, we are disappointed to report that Measure Y passed by a very slim majority. A NO result on Measure…

Loss: Alameda Votes No on Measure Z

Update: Measure Z in Alameda did not pass—with 59% voting no—a disappointing result for affordable, accessible, and inclusive housing. Voting Yes on Measure Z would…

You can view past election results from ballot measures Greenbelt Alliance has endorsed by clicking here.

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