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San Luis Obispo County Ballot

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November 6, 2012 Election

County Results as of Nov 7 12:08am, 100.00% of Precincts Reporting (147/147)
62.08% Countywide Voter Turnout (98458/158603)
Statewide Results as of Dec 3 4:58pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (24491/24491)
71.3% Statewide Voter Turnout (13,013,098/18,245,970)

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  • President

    President/Vice President of the United StatesClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    US Congress

    United States SenatorClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    United States Representative; District 24Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Lois Capps, Democratic
      149,928 votes 54.7%
    • Abel Maldonado, Republican
      124,214 votes 45.3%

    State Senate

    State Senator; District 17Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Bill Monning, Democratic
      208,097 votes 61.7%
    • Larry Beaman, Republican
      129,255 votes 38.3%

    State Assembly

    Member of the State Assembly; District 35Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites


    Councilmember; City of San Luis ObispoClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Dan Carpenter
      7080 votes 31.97%
    • John B. Ashbaugh
      6880 votes 31.07%
    • Jeff Aranguena
      4245 votes 19.17%
    • Kevin Rice
      3295 votes 14.88%
    • Matt Strzepek
      561 votes 2.53%
    • (82 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.37%)

    Mayor; City of San Luis ObispoClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Jan Marx
      8420 votes 62.87%
    • Steve Barasch
      3951 votes 29.50%
    • Donald E. Hedrick
      957 votes 7.15%
    • (64 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.48%)


    Governing Board Member; San Luis Obispo County Community College District; Trustee Area 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Barbara George
      49,670 votes 62.5%
    • David Mark Baldwin
      29,521 votes 37.2%
    • (231 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.3%)

    Special District

    Commissioner; Port San Luis Harbor DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    • Jim Blecha
      19744 votes 28.03%
    • Bill Barrow
      11841 votes 16.81%
    • David Kirk
      11784 votes 16.73%
    • Mary Matakovich
      10526 votes 14.94%
    • Karen Hiatt
      6689 votes 9.50%
    • Marquis "Marq" Miller
      3822 votes 5.43%
    • Julian J. Varela
      3534 votes 5.02%
    • Mark Burnes
      2313 votes 3.28%
    • (183 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.26%)

    State Propositions

    Proposition 30 Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding
    Pass: 6,902,562 / 55.3% Yes votes ...... 5,584,785 / 44.7% No votes
    Should the California Constitution be amended to (a) temporarily increase sales and personal income tax rates; (b) guarantee certain revenue transfers to local governments; and (c) eliminate state funding of certain mandates to local governments?

    Proposition 31 State Budget. State and Local Government
    Fail: 4,579,061 / 39.5% Yes votes ...... 7,014,491 / 60.5% No votes
    Should the state constitution and law be amended to require government performance reviews and two-year budget cycles, to prohibit the Legislature from creating certain expenditures unless offsetting revenues or spending cuts are identified, and to make changes in certain responsibilities of local governament, the Legislature and the Governor?

    Proposition 32 Political Contributions by Payroll Deduction. Contributions to Candidates
    Fail: 5,328,207 / 43.4% Yes votes ...... 6,940,282 / 56.6% No votes
    Should unions, corporations, government contractors and state and local government employers be prohibited from using payroll-deducted funds, or in some instances their own funds, for political expenditures?

    Proposition 33 Auto Insurance Companies. Prices Based on Driver's History of Insurance Coverage
    Fail: 5,441,219 / 45.1% Yes votes ...... 6,633,713 / 54.9% No votes
    Should automobile insurance companies be permitted to offer a discount to drivers who have continuously maintained their insurance coverage, even if they change their insurance company?

    Proposition 34 Death Penalty
    Fail: 5,885,080 / 48.0% Yes votes ...... 6,372,996 / 52.0% No votes
    Should the death penalty be repealed and replaced with life imprisonment without possibility of parole when someone is convicted of murder with specified special circumstances?

    Proposition 35 Human Trafficking. Penalties
    Pass: 9,935,574 / 81.4% Yes votes ...... 2,277,560 / 18.6% No votes
    Should the definition of human trafficking be expanded, penalties for traffickers be increased, convicted sexual traffickers be required to register as sex offenders, and additional training for law enforcement officers be required?

    Proposition 36 Three Strikes Law. Repeat Felony Offenders. Penalties
    Pass: 8,447,576 / 69.3% Yes votes ...... 3,750,222 / 30.7% No votes
    Should California law be amended to provide that a life sentence should not be imposed for a third felony conviction unless the third conviction is for a serious or violent felony?

    Proposition 37 Genetically Engineered Foods. Labeling
    Fail: 5,986,652 / 48.5% Yes votes ...... 6,365,236 / 51.5% No votes
    Should labeling be required on foods containing genetically modified ingredients when such foods (whether raw or processed, plant or animal) are offered for sale to consumers in California?

    Proposition 38 Tax to Fund Education and Early Childhood Programs
    Fail: 3,485,443 / 28.7% Yes votes ...... 8,671,851 / 71.3% No votes
    Should California's personal income tax rates be increased during 2013-24 to provide funds for public schools, early childhood education programs, and state debt payments?

    Proposition 39 Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses. Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Funding
    Pass: 7,273,367 / 61.0% Yes votes ...... 4,641,745 / 39.0% No votes
    Should the California tax code be changed to require multistate firms to pay income taxes based on a percentage of their sales in California, with roughly half of the resulting tax increase to be used to fund clean/efficient energy projects for five years?

    Proposition 40 Redistricting. State Senate Districts
    Pass: 8,235,698 / 71.9% Yes votes ...... 3,215,335 / 28.1% No votes
    Should the current state Senate districts be retained?

    Local Measures

    Measure D-12 Utility Tax Adjustments -- City of San Luis Obispo (Ordinance - Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 10667 / 83.52% Yes votes ...... 2105 / 16.48% No votes
    Shall an ordinance be adopted that would 1) reduce the City of San Luis Obispo's current Utility Users Tax on telecommunication and video services from 5% to 4.8%; 2) clarify the scope and application of the tax to all taxable utilities; and 3) modernize the method of calculating and collecting the tax to reflect technological advances and changes in state and federal law so that all taxpayers are treated equally regardless of technology used?

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