The proposal to raise the sales tax in Santa Clara County by a teeny one-eighth of a cent to help fund the (much-needed) BART extension from the Warm Springs section of Fremont into San Jose is expected to pass. Measure B, which appeared to be losing on election day, has "has inched above the necessary two-thirds approval mark in the latest count of absentee and provisional ballots." The 16-mile extension would see Bart stops pop up in Milpitas, San Jose and Santa Clara. Fantastic news.