By Miriam Raftery
September 1,2016 (San Diego’s East County) – Beyond the blizzard of ballot measures statewide and candidates on your November ballot, East County voters will be asked to weigh in on a variety of local initiatives with big impacts.
Those include countywide measures: one a tax to fund transportation, the other a measure that would set a precedent for developers to evade environmental reviews by taking projects directly to voters. There are also medical marijuana dispensary measures on the ballots in Lemon Grove and La Mesa, a redistricting proposal in El Cajon, and school bond measures in the Grossmont-Cuyamaca Community College, Grossmont Union High School, and Cajon Valley Union school districts. Here are details: