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Multiple districts mean different ballots for Pleasanton voters

Original post made on Oct 31, 2010

Pleasanton voters will go to the polls Tuesday along with others across the country, but with some differences in the candidates they're considering for a city this size.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Friday, October 29, 2010, 7:00 AM

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Posted by Matt
a resident of Mohr Park
on Oct 31, 2010 at 11:09 am

Add another one, my ballot has section for Livermore Area Recreation and Park District directors yet I live in Pleasanton.

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Posted by Maria
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Oct 31, 2010 at 10:36 pm

Gotta love gerrymandering.

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Posted by Yes ib 20 and No on 27
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 1, 2010 at 10:45 am

Yep, gerrymandering is for incumbents REelection guarantee. Legislators draw their OWN lines, custom fitting the district boundaries to split up those who might weigh the balance against them. Many of the lines in Pleasanton go right down the middle of birdland streets, turn corners & go around block. Incumbents do whatever they have to do to keep their seats. That is why they should NOT be allowed to draw their own lines. That what is meant " voters USE to pick their representatives, NOW the representatives PICK their voters ! Looking at a voter registration sheet you can see at a glance, HOW MANY on Raven, Blackbird, etc...if they don't like it, they bypass the line around you. To stop gerrymandering, vote for the people of Pleasanton, yes on 20, and no on 27..this legislature is not to be trusted to draw their own boundaries. Sacto does not pay attention to Pleasanton because there are so few of us in any ONE's district. Let's hold politicians accountable.

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Posted by Pro-Law
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Nov 1, 2010 at 1:06 pm

Pulled from the Livermore Area Recreation and Park District website. It is a district so the boundaries do not coincide with city limits it appears.

"Who does LARPD serve?

The district serves more than 115,000 people living in the 240 square miles bounded by Contra Costa County to the north, San Joaquin County to the east, Santa Clara County to the south and the cities of Pleasanton and Dublin to the west (the area once known as Murray Township)."

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