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Measure Z Victory Party

Sunday, November 20, 2016
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Party/Street Party
Yes on Measure Z- Protect Our Water
Location Details:
Prunedale Grange Hall
17890 Moro Rd
Prunedale, CA

Since not everyone could make the late night election night get-together we want to come together this Sunday, Nov. 20, from 5-9 pm to mingle and celebrate this win. Everyone who contributed in ways great and small is invited. Every single effort counted towards our success.

The Prunedale Grange Hall is reserved and the musicians are invited! The Measure Z campaign was famous for its great food, and this event will be no exception with your contributions to the table. Please bring food and drink to share for an evening of great food, music & dance.

Potluck Suggestion -- If your last name begins with:

A - F: Bring a main dish
G - M: Bring dessert -- fruits are a fine option
N - S: Bring drink)
T - Z: Bring a salad or appetizer

Yes on Measure Z- Protect Our Water

Protect Monterey County is a Citizens Initiative working to safe-guard our water, protect our county's agricultural production and assure a bright, healthy future for Central Coast families.

Fracking and other high-intensity, unconventional petroleum operations put our future at risk.

In the absence of strict state and county regulations we, the people, have no choice but to take the protection of our health, our environment, and our thriving local economies into our own hands.
Added to the calendar on Tue, Nov 15, 2016 2:31PM
§YES on Z Victory Party
by Protect Monterey County

Some members of the coordinating committee made great personal financial contributions to keep the cash flowing. Please DONATE what you can to help put their debt to rest.


The Protect Monterey County coalition sincerely wishes that this victory in a major oil producing county in California will propel and inspire others throughout the state and nation to protect their communities against unhealthy oil & gas activities, and bring us all closer to a clean energy future. Here's a sample of the media attention:

Monterey Ballot Vote Is Rare Victory for Anti-Fracking Movement in Oil Country
Wall Street Journal - ‎Nov 10, 2016‎

Fracking ban: Environmentalists declare victory on Monterey Measure Z
The Mercury News - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎

Monterey Becomes California's First Major Oil-Producing County to Ban Fracking
EcoWatch - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎

California Voters Enact Major Fracking Ban
Daily Caller - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎

Millions spent on NO on Z did not matter
The Salinas Californian - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎

California county votes on fracking
Platts (blog) - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎

Anti-fracking Measure Z passes in Monterey County
KSBW The Central Coast - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎

California county votes to ban fracking
The Hill - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎

Passage of Measure Z is a Game-Changer in the Fight Against Fracking
Bay Area Indymedia - ‎Nov 10, 2016‎

It's close but Measure Z appears to pass
The Salinas Californian - ‎Nov 8, 2016‎

Monterey County voters ban fracking
KSBY San Luis Obispo News - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎

Election 2016: Monterey County fracking ban approved handily
Hollister Free Lance - ‎Nov 8, 2016‎

Stunning Victory: Monterey County Bans Fracking
Elk Grove News (Sacramento) - ‎Nov 9, 2016‎


The next vote count reporting is due Wed., Nov. 16 at 5 pm. Below is the last reporting of Election Night, November 8, 2016

Semi-Final Official Report
Measure Z - County of Monterey
195/195 100.00%
Vote Count Percent
YES 40,332 55.80%
NO 31,949 44.20%
Total 72,281 100.00%


It's super-important to gather up those signs!
Although hundreds of Yes on Z signs (including 3 billboards!) disappeared, we put out thousands. Here's hoping you've collected the signs you placed to help avoid the threat of fines and ill will. Call 831-224-3125 for how to recycle.

Now that voters have chosen a president who believes climate change is a hoax, it is more important than ever that communities stick together to protect our people, our resources, and ensure a healthy future for all. We've proven it can be done against great odds. Stay connected!
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