As we look ahead to November’s elections, San Bruno Patch is devoted to bringing you the information you need about every race in town. Here's our start on the candidates and issues we'll be covering as November draws near. Bookmark this page for updates.
President Barack Obama: The president’s national campaign just last month, invigorating the Peninsula city.
GOP Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney: The former governor recently for a private fundraiser.
California Assemblymember Jerry Hill: This Assemblymember is looking to make a . He will face Sally Lieber for the District 13 seat.
Former Assemblymember Sally Lieber: Lieber finished second out of four in the May election, pitting her against Hill for the .
Former Elections Chief Warren Slocum: After getting the most votes in the May 4 election, Slocum will run against Masur for the .
Redwood City School Board Member Shelly Masur: Masur will face off with Slocum for a seat on the .
South San Francisco City Councilmember Kevin Mullin: After receiving the most votes in the May election, the Councilmember continues his campaign for the .
Businessman Mark Gilham: This Republican Redwood City man will face Democrat Mullin in the race for the .
School District Parcel Tax: After the San Bruno Park School Board in April voted against closing any schools, board members agreed that the district should . According to a recent staff report, the district is looking at a $199 parcel tax per home and apartment complex with more than five units. This could generate $1.9 million a year for the district, according to estimates.
Governor's Millionaire's Tax: Gov. Jerry Brown's initiative, the so-called millionaires tax, calls for a temporary quarter-cent sales and income tax hike on people making more than $250,000 a year. According to media reports, the money—an estimated $2 billion in the first year—would be used for schools, deficit reduction and other purposes.
Our Children, Our Future Tax Measure: Southern California civil rights attorney Molly Munger has sponsored throughout the state. It aims to raise more than $10 billion by raising income taxes on a sliding scale for seven years on people who make more than $25,000 a year.