Measure AA -- a $300 million bond measure for the Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District -- received approval Tuesday by almost exactly two-thirds of the voters, the level required for passage.
However, because there are many ballots yet to count, including provisional and mail-in ballots dropped off on Election Day, the election appears too close to call.
The vote count by county is:
● San Mateo County: 17, 167 yes and 9,005 no.
● Santa Clara County: 31,251 yes and 15,009 no.
In Santa Cruz County, only one vote was cast and it was for the measure.
The district wants the authority to issue up to $300 million in bonds to improve, preserve and restore its properties, and to purchase land needed to connect trails and preserve plant and animal habitats.
● Latest count:
● See earlier story (May 14, 2014)