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Wagstaffe and Munks Election write in or no vote results.

Original post made by Michael G. Stogner, another community, on Jun 9, 2010

According to San Mateo County Racetracker
Over 20,000 voters made a deliberate choice to not vote for Wagstaffe and Munks


76,740 Ballots received Greg Munks got 53,563 votes = 23,177 = 30%

76,740 Ballots received Steve Wagstaffe 56,044 votes = 20,696 = 27%

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Posted by Menlo Voter
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Jun 9, 2010 at 7:18 pm

Over 20,000 voters made a deliberate choice to not vote for Wagstaffe and Munks

I wrote in my own name in both those categories. I wanted to send a message. Apparently so did a lot of other people. It's too bad they were both unapposed. I would have voted for just about anyone running against them.


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Posted by member
a resident of Woodside: Woodside Glens
on Jun 14, 2010 at 12:06 am

I Purposely did not vote for Wagstaff or Munk. I can't and do not understand why these two who have some of the Dirtiest Records all Documented are running Unopposed. These two are running "Law Enforcement" Departments. This is very frightening and makes me wonder, Why?


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Posted by Michael G. Stogner
a resident of another community
on Jun 14, 2010 at 1:16 pm

Member,

Thank you for taking the time to at the very least......Wonder. Most Voters in San Mateo County did not do that.


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Posted by POGO
a resident of Woodside: other
on Jun 14, 2010 at 2:19 pm

Menlo Voter -

Just a word of caution: if my memory is correct, when you write in your own name on a ballot, it invalidates the ENTIRE ballot. This is because the ballot is no longer anonymous.

You can only place the name of a write in candidate if that person has already agreed to serve. Election officials have a formal declaration for these people.


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Posted by Menlo Voter
a resident of Menlo Park: other
on Jun 14, 2010 at 2:33 pm

POGO:

thanks for the heads up, but if it is a truely anonymous ballot how would they know I wrote in my own name?


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Posted by POGO
a resident of Woodside: other
on Jun 14, 2010 at 3:30 pm

I don't know, but I've heard this from more than one source, including on television last week.


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