In a result that closely matched what the poll on this site predicted, San Carlos Measure U was defeated in yesterday’s election. According to the official San Mateo County vote tracker, the final tally came in as follows:
- NO: 55.7%
- YES: 44.3%
For the “semi-official” results of this ballot measure, as well as everything else that was voted on yesterday in San Mateo County, click here:
What’s the next step for San Carlos?
That’s obviously the big question. What’s clear is that the City still faces a budget deficit that needs to be resolved. How that’s going to happen without the aid of additional sales tax revenue will undoubtedly be the subject of some very interesting discussions at City Hall.
For additional coverage on the election, including commentary by a few of the Council members, click on the article below:
11/5 UPDATE: Fallout from the Election.
Several news articles are carrying interviews with City Council on what the next steps are after the defeat of Measure U. In both articles, layoffs and park closures are forgone conclusions Read both of these for more information:
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