OMG – Election Day Is Finally Here

Aside from headlines, Streetsblog is taking a publishing holiday. Tomorrow, we’ll be back with analysis of the election results. For now, if you haven’t already voted, here’s where to look up your polling place.
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If you haven’t made up your mind on local measures, be sure to check out endorsement guides from SPUR, The San Francisco Bicycle CoalitionBikeEastBay, and, of course, read Streetsblog‘s coverage of the BART bond/RR, J&K, Oakland’s KK, Contra Costa’s Measure X and VTA Measure B.

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