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November 8, 2016 Election

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County Results as of Dec 5 11:24am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (372/372)
73.4% Countywide Voter Turnout (176,992/241,196)
Statewide Results as of Dec 8 11:25am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (24847/24847)
75.3% Statewide Voter Turnout (14,610,509/19,411,771)

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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

    • Hillary Clinton/Tim Kane, Democratic
      8,753,788 votes 62.1%
    • Donald J. Trump/Michael R. Pence, Republican
      4,483,810 votes 31.8%
    • Gary Johnson/Bill Weld, Libertarian
      478,499 votes 3.4%
    • Jill Stein/Ajamu Baraka, Green
      278,657 votes 2.0%
    • Gloria Estella La Riva/Dennis J. Banks, Peace and Freedom
      66,101 votes 0.5%

    US Congress

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

    • Kamala D. Harris, Democratic
      7,542,753 votes 61.6%
    • Loretta L. Sanchez, Democratic
      4,701,417 votes 38.4%

    United States Representative; District 10Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Jeff Denham, Republican
      124,671 votes 51.7%
    • Michael Eggman, Democratic
      116,470 votes 48.3%

    State Senate

    State Senator; District 5Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Cathleen Galgiani, Democratic
      174,847 votes 56.7%
    • Alan Nakanishi, Republican
      133,604 votes 43.3%

    State Assembly

    Member of the State Assembly; District 12Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Heath Flora, Republican
      81,680 votes 52.3%
    • Ken Vogel, Republican
      74,433 votes 47.7%

    Member of the State Assembly; District 21Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Adam Gray, Democratic
      85,990 votes 69.8%
    • Greg Opinski, Republican
      37,230 votes 30.2%

    City

    Council Member; City of NewmanClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Murray Day
      1,816 votes 49.71%
    • Laroy McDonald
      1,765 votes 48.32%
    • (72 Total Other Write-In Votes 1.97%)

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

    • Bob Martina
      2,508 votes 96.13%
    • (101 Total Other Write-In Votes 3.87%)

    Treasurer; City of NewmanClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Mary M. Moore
      2,388 votes 98.68%
    • (32 Total Other Write-In Votes 1.32%)

    Council Member; City of Patterson; Council District AClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Joshua Naranjo
      952 votes 61.94%
    • Chinyere "Chi Chi" Jack
      570 votes 37.09%
    • (15 Total Other Write-In Votes .98%)

    Council Member; City of Patterson; Council District CClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Dominic A. Farinha
      1,087 votes 95.02%
    • (57 Total Other Write-In Votes 4.98%)

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

    • Deborah Novelli
      4,227 votes 73.45%
    • Troy McComak
      1,398 votes 24.29%
    • (130 Total Other Write-In Votes 2.26%)

    Council Member; City of Riverbank; Council District 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Cindy Fosi
      993 votes 68.44%
    • Anthony D. McKinney
      447 votes 30.81%
    • (11 Total Other Write-In Votes .76%)

    Council Member; City of Turlock; Council District 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Gil Esquer
      2,201 votes 63.72%
    • Jaime Franco
      1,234 votes 35.73%
    • (19 Total Other Write-In Votes .55%)

    Council Member; City of Turlock; Council District 4Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Amy Bublak
      2,783 votes 47.65%
    • Steven Nascimento
      2,750 votes 47.09%
    • Donald Babadalir
      297 votes 5.09%
    • (10 Total Other Write-In Votes .17%)

    Treasurer; City of TurlockClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Diana Lewis
      11,778 votes 57.32%
    • Alex Paul Kiehl
      8,685 votes 42.26%
    • (86 Total Other Write-In Votes .42%)

    Council Member; City of WaterfordClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Jose M. Aldaco
      1,440 votes 40.38%
    • Thomas Powell
      1,424 votes 39.93%
    • Zina Strait
      678 votes 19.01%
    • (24 Total Other Write-In Votes .67%)

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

    • Mike Van Winkle
      2,078 votes 95.58%
    • (96 Total Other Write-In Votes 4.42%)

    School

    Board Member; Yosemite Community College District; Area 3Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Abe Rojas
      12,489 votes 43.54%
    • Bill Holly
      12,025 votes 41.92%
    • Kevin Sabo
      4,079 votes 14.22%
    • (91 Total Other Write-In Votes .32%)

    Board Member; Yosemite Community College District; Area 5Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Darin Gharat
      17,110 votes 57.5%
    • Linda Flores
      12,582 votes 42.3%
    • (81 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.3%)

    Board Member; Yosemite Community College District; Area 6Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Leslie Beggs
      23,839 votes 80.39%
    • Patrick Kolasinski
      5,698 votes 19.21%
    • (119 Total Other Write-In Votes .40%)

    Board Member; Yosemite Community College District; Area 7Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Jon Rodriguez
      10,352 votes 51.63%
    • Tom Hallinan
      9,616 votes 47.96%
    • (84 Total Other Write-In Votes .42%)

    State Propositions

    Proposition 51 Funding for K-12 School and Community College Facilities.
    Pass: 7,516,142 / 55.2% Yes votes ...... 6,104,294 / 44.8% No votes

    Authorizes $9 billion in general obligation bonds for new construction and modernization of K-12 public school facilities; charter schools and vocational education facilities; and California Community Colleges facilities. 

    Proposition 52 State Fees on Hospitals. Federal Medi-Cal Matching Funds.
    Pass: 9,427,714 / 70.1% Yes votes ...... 4,026,710 / 29.9% No votes

    This proposition is both an Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. It extends indefinitely an existing statute that imposes fees on hospitals to fund Medi-Cal health care services, care for uninsured patients, and children’s health coverage.

    Proposition 53 Revenue Bonds. Statewide Voter Approval.
    Fail: 6,508,909 / 49.4% Yes votes ...... 6,660,555 / 50.6% No votes

    Requires statewide voter approval before any revenue bonds can be issued or sold by the state for certain projects if the bond amount exceeds $2 billion.

    Proposition 54 Legislation and Proceedings. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.
    Pass: 8,607,266 / 65.4% Yes votes ...... 4,559,903 / 34.6% No votes

    This proposition prohibits the Legislature from passing any bill unless published on the Internet for 72 hours before a vote; requires the Legislature to record its proceedings and post them on the Internet; and it authorizes the use of recordings.

    Proposition 55 Tax Extension to Fund Education and Healthcare.
    Pass: 8,594,273 / 63.3% Yes votes ...... 4,988,329 / 36.7% No votes

    Extends by twelve years the temporary personal income tax increases enacted in 2012 on earnings over $250,000, with revenues allocated to K-12 schools, California Community Colleges, and, in certain years, healthcare. 

    Proposition 56 Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement.
    Pass: 8,980,448 / 64.4% Yes votes ...... 4,957,994 / 35.6% No votes

    This proposition increases cigarette tax by $2.00 per pack, with equivalent increase on other tobacco products and electronic cigarettes containing nicotine.

    Proposition 57 Juvenile Criminal Proceedings and Sentencing.
    Pass: 8,790,723 / 64.5% Yes votes ...... 4,847,354 / 35.5% No votes

    This proposition is both an Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute. It allows parole consideration for nonviolent felons; authorizes sentence credits for rehabilitation, good behavior, and education; and provides that a juvenile court judge decides whether a juvenile will be prosecuted as adult.

    Proposition 58 English Proficiency. Multilingual Education.
    Pass: 9,994,454 / 73.5% Yes votes ...... 3,598,855 / 26.5% No votes

    Preserves requirement that public schools ensure students obtain English language proficiency. Requires school districts to solicit parent/community input in developing language acquisition programs. Requires instruction to ensure English acquisition as rapidly and effectively as possible. Authorizes school districts to establish dual-language immersion programs for both native and non-native English speakers.

    Proposition 59 Corporations. Political Spending. Federal Constitutional Protections.
    Pass: 6,845,943 / 53.2% Yes votes ...... 6,027,084 / 46.8% No votes

    Asks whether California’s elected officials should use their authority to propose and ratify an amendment to the federal Constitution overturning the United States Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Citizens United ruled that laws placing certain limits on political spending by corporations and unions are unconstitutional.

    Proposition 60 Adult Films. Condoms. Health Requirements.
    Fail: 6,168,388 / 46.3% Yes votes ...... 7,146,039 / 53.7% No votes

    Requires adult film performers to use condoms during filming of sexual intercourse. Requires producers to pay for performer vaccinations, testing, and medical examinations. Requires producers to post condom requirement at film sites.

    Proposition 61 State Prescription Drug Purchases. Pricing Standards.
    Fail: 6,254,342 / 46.8% Yes votes ...... 7,109,642 / 53.2% No votes

    Prohibits state from buying any prescription drug from a drug manufacturer at price over lowest price paid for the drug by United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Exempts managed care programs funded through Medi-Cal.

    Proposition 62 Death Penalty
    Fail: 6,361,788 / 46.8% Yes votes ...... 7,218,625 / 53.2% No votes

    Repeals death penalty and replaces it with life imprisonment without possibility of parole. Applies retroactively to existing death sentences. Increases the portion of life inmates’ wages that may be applied to victim restitution. 

    Proposition 63 Firearms. Ammunition Sales.
    Pass: 8,663,159 / 63.1% Yes votes ...... 5,070,772 / 36.9% No votes

    Requires background check and Department of Justice authorization to purchase ammunition. Prohibits possession of large-capacity ammunition magazines. Establishes procedures for enforcing laws prohibiting firearm possession by specified persons. Requires Department of Justice’s participation in federal National Instant Criminal Background Check System. 

    Proposition 64 Marijuana Legalization.
    Pass: 7,979,041 / 57.1% Yes votes ...... 5,987,020 / 42.9% No votes

    Legalizes marijuana under state law, for use by adults 21 or older. Imposes state taxes on sales and cultivation. Provides for industry licensing and establishes standards for marijuana products. Allows local regulation and taxation.

    Proposition 65 Carry-Out Bags. Charges.
    Fail: 6,222,547 / 46.1% Yes votes ...... 7,276,478 / 53.9% No votes

    Redirects money collected by grocery and certain other retail stores through mandated sale of carryout bags. Requires stores to deposit bag sale proceeds into a special fund to support specified environmental projects. 

    Proposition 66 Death Penalty. Procedures.
    Pass: 6,626,159 / 51.1% Yes votes ...... 6,333,731 / 48.9% No votes

    Changes procedures governing state court challenges to death sentences. Designates superior court for initial petitions and limits successive petitions. Requires appointed attorneys who take noncapital appeals to accept death penalty appeals. Exempts prison officials from existing regulation process for developing execution methods. 

    Proposition 67 Ban on Single-Use Plastic Bags.
    Pass: 7,228,900 / 53.3% Yes votes ...... 6,340,322 / 46.7% No votes

    A "Yes" vote approves, and a "No" vote rejects, a statute that prohibits grocery and other stores from providing customers single-use plastic or paper carryout bags but permits sale of recycled paper bags and reusable bags.

    Local Measures

    Measure K Bond Measure -- Waterford Unified School District (Bond - 55% Approval Required)
    Pass: 1,960 / 64.49% Yes votes ...... 1,079 / 35.51% No votes
    To upgrade/acquire career technical education classrooms; renovate/repair aging classrooms; replace leaking pipes; repair or replace roofs; and update fire/life safety systems at RichardM. Moon Primary, Waterford Junior, Lucille Whitehead Intermediate, Waterford High and other district facilities, shall Waterford Unified School District be authorized to issue $10.65 million of bonds with rates below legal limits, independent citizen oversight, no funds for administrator salaries or taken by the State and NO increase in existing tax rates?

    Measure L Transaction and Use Tax -- County of Stanislaus (2/3 Approval Required)
    Pass: 121,527 / 71.95% Yes votes ...... 47,372 / 28.05% No votes
    To provide funding for local transportation improvements including: fixing potholes/maintaining streets; improving emergency response; providing safe routes to schools; providing senior, veterans and disabled shuttle services; and improving safety/reducing traffic congestion on Highway 99/major streets; shall the Stanislaus County Transportation Authority enact a cent sales tax, generating $38,000,000 annually for transportation projects, funds that cannot be taken by the State, requiring all money to be spent in Stanislaus County with citizens' oversight for 25 years?

    Measure M Formation of a Community Facilities District -- City of Newman (2/3 Approval Required)
    Fail: 1,821 / 61.09% Yes votes ...... 1,160 / 38.91% No votes
    To finance construction of community pool and splash pad, creating access to quality recreational opportunities for children, youth, adults, and seniors, including swimming lessons, water safety classes, and health and fitness programs; shall City of Newman Community Facilities District 2016-1 incur indebtedness not exceeding $6,500,000, levy a special tax annually on taxable parcels (described in Resolution 2016-25), with discounts for low-income seniors, requiring audits, no increases to tax rate and establishing appropriations limit for Fiscal Year 2017/18 at $750,000?

    Measure N Bond Measure -- Turlock Unified School District School Facilities Improvement District No. 1 (55% Approval Required)
    Pass: 15,697 / 69.30% Yes votes ...... 6,955 / 30.70% No votes
    To upgrade and repair elementary schools with local funding that cannot be taken by the State, shall Turlock Unified School District provide new classrooms/instructional technology, including necessary infrastructure, for core academics including math, science, reading/writing; modernize classrooms to meet health/safety codes; improve campus safety/security; repair, construct, acquire, equip, classrooms, sites, facilities; by issuing $40,800,000 of bonds at legal rates, with independent citizen oversight, no money for administrators, and all funds used for Turlock Schools?

    Measure O Bond Measure -- Turlock Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
    Pass: 17,115 / 67.85% Yes votes ...... 8,111 / 32.15% No votes
    To upgrade and repair high schools with local funding that cannot be taken by the State, shall Turlock Unified School District provide science, technology/engineering labs; providenew classrooms/instructional technology, including necessary infrastructure, for core academics; modernize facilities to meet health/safety codes; improve campus safety/security; repair, construct, acquire, equip, classrooms, sites, facilities; by issuing $48,000,000 of bonds at legal rates, with independent citizen oversight, no money for administrators, and all funds used for Turlock Schools?

    Measure P Bond Measure -- Newman-Crows Landing Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
    Pass: 2,713 / 70.47% Yes votes ...... 1,137 / 29.53% No votes
    To continue the job of repairing and improving our schools; replacing portables with permanent classrooms; and constructing new classrooms and facilities, shall $11.090 million of Newman- Crows Landing Unified School District bonds, previously approved by voters in November 2008, be reauthorized through issuance of new bonds, with no increase in total authorized District debt, interest rates at or below legal limits, citizen oversight, annual audits, and all funds spent locally and not taken by the State and spent elsewhere?

    Measure Q Bond Measure -- Hughson Unified School District School Facilities Improvement District No. 1 (55% Approval Required)
    Pass: 2,352 / 60.14% Yes votes ...... 1,559 / 39.86% No votes
    To improve the quality of education, upgrade elementary and middle school classrooms, a new restroom facility at the middle school, install a new field irrigation system at the elementary school and for student safety install a security camera system, shall Hughson Unified School District School Facilities improvement District No. 1 issue $3,200,000 of bonds at legal rates, have an independent citizen's oversight committee and No money for administrative salaries?

    Measure R Bond Measure -- Hughson Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
    Pass: 2,936 / 60.76% Yes votes ...... 1,896 / 39.24% No votes
    To improve the quality of school education and atmosphere, install a new air conditioning system in the gym, re-roof the gym, provide an all-weather track and for student safety install a security camera system, shall Hughson Unified School District issue $2.2 million of bonds at legal rates, have an independent citizen's oversight committee and No money for administrative salaries?

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