San Mateo (City)

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Measure R – Limit Building Densities, But With Exemptions for Affordable Housing

Won with 53.8% Yes 46.2% No
This measure does limit building densities and removes the voter approval requirement for proposed changes to the city’s General Plan, creating…

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Measure Y – Limit Building Densities

Won with 50.05% Yes 49.95% No
This is a NIMBY measure that places a limit on building heights, as well as on residential and nonresidential densities. It would prevent us from buil…

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Measure W – Require Hotel Guests to Contribute More for Public Services

Won with 74.8% Yes 25.2% No
The recession is threatening public services, and asking those who are wealthy enough to travel to pitch in a little more for all of us is a responsib…

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