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  Santa Cruz County Election Results


Summary Report
Last Updated: 11/13/18 04:00 PM
Registration & Turnout
159,228 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Total..68,898    43.27%
Vote By Mail / Absentee Reporting Turnout35,672    22.40%
Precinct Reporting Turnout33,226    20.87%

Governor
266 Precincts    67,648 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
DEM - GAVIN NEWSOM50,807    75.10%
REP - JOHN H. COX16,841    24.90%

Lieutenant Governor
266 Precincts    59,027 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
DEM - ELENI KOUNALAKIS38,397    65.05%
DEM - ED HERNANDEZ20,630    34.95%

Secretary of State
266 Precincts    66,758 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
DEM - ALEX PADILLA51,541    77.21%
REP - MARK P. MEUSER15,217    22.79%

State Controller
266 Precincts    66,675 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
DEM - BETTY T. YEE52,014    78.01%
REP - KONSTANTINOS RODITIS14,661    21.99%

State Treasurer
266 Precincts    66,431 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
DEM - FIONA MA50,988    76.75%
REP - GREG CONLON15,443    23.25%

Attorney General
266 Precincts    66,749 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
DEM - XAVIER BECERRA50,889    76.24%
REP - STEVEN C BAILEY15,860    23.76%

Insurance Commissioner
266 Precincts    63,991 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
DEM - RICARDO LARA40,354    63.06%
NPP - STEVE POIZNER23,637    36.94%

Board of Equalization 2nd District
266 Precincts    65,339 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
DEM - MALIA COHEN49,719    76.09%
REP - MARK BURNS15,620    23.91%

United States Senator
266 Precincts    63,173 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
DEM - DIANNE FEINSTEIN36,592    57.92%
DEM - KEVIN DE LEON26,581    42.08%

U. S. Congress 18th District
101 Precincts    15,442 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
DEM - ANNA G. ESHOO11,116    71.99%
REP - CHRISTINE RUSSELL4,326    28.01%

U. S. Congress 20th District
165 Precincts    50,793 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
DEM - JIMMY PANETTA42,992    84.64%
NPP - RONALD PAUL KABAT7,801    15.36%

State Assembly 29th District
232 Precincts    57,645 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
DEM - MARK STONE43,924    76.20%
REP - VICKI L. NOHRDEN13,721    23.80%

State Assembly 30th District
34 Precincts    8,739 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
DEM - ROBERT RIVAS6,734    77.06%
REP - NEIL G. KITCHENS2,005    22.94%

State Sup of Public Instruction
266 Precincts    58,086 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - TONY K. THURMOND34,168    58.82%
NPP - MARSHALL TUCK23,554    40.55%
WRITE-IN364    0.63%

Santa Clara County BOE TA 2
11 Precincts    1,095 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - KATHLEEN M. KING852    77.81%
NPP - BARRY CHANG236    21.55%
WRITE-IN7    0.64%

Cabrillo Community Coll TA 6
42 Precincts    9,824 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - J. DAN ROTHWELL6,812    69.34%
NPP - LOUIS TUOSTO2,973    30.26%
WRITE-IN39    0.40%

Pajaro Valley Unified TA 4
6 Precincts    1,362 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - WILLIAM ''WILLIE'' YAHIRO600    44.05%
NPP - DANIEL DODGE, JR533    39.13%
NPP - JENNI VEITCH-OLSON219    16.08%
WRITE-IN10    0.73%

Pajaro Valley Unified TA 5
7 Precincts    2,184 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - JENNIFER SCHACHER1,473    67.45%
NPP - LESLIE L. DE ROSE680    31.14%
WRITE-IN31    1.42%

Pajaro Valley Unified TA 7
19 Precincts    4,339 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - JENNIFER HOLM3,051    70.32%
NPP - BILL BEECHER1,267    29.20%
WRITE-IN21    0.48%

Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High: Vote for 3
15 Precincts    2,501 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - CYNTHIA CHANG802    32.07%
NPP - DENISE RAMON HERRERA695    27.79%
NPP - PETER L. HERTAN567    22.67%
NPP - DAVID GUIDRY428    17.11%
WRITE-IN9    0.36%

Santa Cruz City Schools TA1 (inside): Vote for 2
101 Precincts    42,476 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - DEB TRACY-PROULX16,832    39.63%
NPP - JEREMY SHONICK13,993    32.94%
NPP - ROCCO CAPPALLA11,485    27.04%
WRITE-IN166    0.39%

Santa Cruz City Schools TA 3 (at large)
101 Precincts    24,963 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - CINDY RANII15,388    61.64%
NPP - ABRAHAM ''ABE'' WOLCOTT9,448    37.85%
WRITE-IN127    0.51%

Scotts Valley Unified: Vote for 2
37 Precincts    7,511 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - ROGER L. SNYDER2,704    36.00%
NPP - COREY WARNER2,519    33.54%
NPP - GEORGE ST. CLAIR2,268    30.20%
WRITE-IN20    0.27%

Loma Prieta Joint Union Elementary: Vote for 3
10 Precincts    2,136 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - DEANA ARNOLD657    30.76%
NPP - BEN ABELN604    28.28%
NPP - RONALD A BOURQUE477    22.33%
NPP - LEAH ROGERS392    18.35%
WRITE-IN6    0.28%

Loma Prieta Joint Union Short Term
10 Precincts    836 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - MARCO V. MENENDEZ303    36.24%
NPP - LILA JONES TURKALJ297    35.53%
NPP - KEVIN HAGEDORN234    27.99%
WRITE-IN2    0.24%

Soquel Union Elementary: Vote for 2
28 Precincts    9,205 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - CAROLYN FREEDMAN3,503    38.06%
NPP - PHIL RODRIGUEZ2,571    27.93%
NPP - BRIAN PHELPS1,707    18.54%
NPP - CHARLES H. JOLISSAINT1,399    15.20%
WRITE-IN24    0.26%

County Supervisor 4th District
25 Precincts    7,255 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - GREG CAPUT3,962    54.61%
NPP - JIMMY DUTRA3,227    44.48%
WRITE-IN66    0.91%

Member, City Council Capitola: Vote for 3
7 Precincts    5,716 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - YVETTE BROOKS1,712    29.95%
NPP - SAM STOREY1,593    27.87%
NPP - JACQUES BERTRAND1,447    25.31%
NPP - JACK DIGBY955    16.71%
WRITE-IN9    0.16%

Member, City Council Santa Cruz: Vote for 3
35 Precincts    43,190 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - DONNA MEYERS6,997    16.20%
NPP - JUSTIN CUMMINGS6,676    15.46%
NPP - GREG LARSON6,107    14.14%
NPP - RICHELLE NOROYAN6,047    14.00%
NPP - DREW GLOVER5,809    13.45%
NPP - CYNTHIA HAWTHORNE3,832    8.87%
NPP - ASHLEY SCONTRIANO2,651    6.14%
NPP - PHILIP CRAWFORD2,098    4.86%
NPP - PAIGE CONCANNON1,963    4.55%
NPP - DAVE LANE936    2.17%
WRITE-IN74    0.17%

Member, City Council Scotts Valley: Vote for 2
17 Precincts    5,720 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - DEREK TIMM1,956    34.20%
NPP - JIM REED1,932    33.78%
NPP - STEPHANY E. AGUILAR1,819    31.80%
WRITE-IN13    0.23%

Watsonville City Council Dist 3
3 Precincts    701 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - LOWELL HURST675    96.29%
WRITE-IN26    3.71%

Watsonville City Council Dist 4
6 Precincts    1,068 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - FRANCISCO ESTRADA589    55.15%
NPP - JENNY T. SARMIENTO470    44.01%
WRITE-IN9    0.84%

Watsonville City Council Dist 5
2 Precincts    925 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - REBECCA J. GARCIA617    66.70%
NPP - CASEY CLARK297    32.11%
WRITE-IN11    1.19%

Watsonville City Council Dist 7
5 Precincts    1,890 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - ARI PARKER984    52.06%
NPP - LUPE RIVAS462    24.44%
NPP - STEVE TRUJILLO440    23.28%
WRITE-IN4    0.21%

Aptos/La Selva Fire: Vote for 2
21 Precincts    10,304 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - JOHN SCANLON4,386    42.57%
NPP - ORBRAD DARBRO3,791    36.79%
NPP - RUSSELL BORELLI2,086    20.24%
WRITE-IN41    0.40%

San Lorenzo Valley Water District: Vote for 3
40 Precincts    18,480 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - BOB FULTZ3,683    19.93%
NPP - LOIS HENRY3,515    19.02%
NPP - STEPHEN SWAN3,493    18.90%
NPP - GENE RATCLIFFE2,732    14.78%
NPP - CHARLES ''CHUCK'' BAUGHMAN2,515    13.61%
NPP - JOHN HAYES2,497    13.51%
WRITE-IN45    0.24%

Scotts Valley Water District: Vote for 3
11 Precincts    5,713 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - WILLIAM ''BILL'' EKWALL1,598    27.97%
NPP - WADE LEISHMAN1,399    24.49%
NPP - RUTH STILES1,374    24.05%
NPP - DAVID T. ''DAVE'' HODGIN1,328    23.25%
WRITE-IN14    0.25%

Soquel Creek Water District: Vote for 3
32 Precincts    22,700 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - BRUCE JAFFE7,713    33.98%
NPP - CARLA CHRISTENSEN6,073    26.75%
NPP - RACHEL LATHER5,758    25.37%
NPP - GARY LINDSTRUM3,102    13.67%
WRITE-IN54    0.24%

Santa Cruz Commissioner Port: Vote for 2
67 Precincts    36,301 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
NPP - NELI CARDOSO11,979    33.00%
NPP - TOBY GODDARD11,006    30.32%
NPP - REED GEISREITER9,546    26.30%
NPP - DICK STARR3,670    10.11%
WRITE-IN100    0.28%

Associate Justice Supreme Court Corrigan
266 Precincts    49,962 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes35,299    70.65%
No14,663    29.35%

Associate Justice Supreme Court Kruger
266 Precincts    48,876 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes39,627    81.08%
No9,249    18.92%

Presiding Justice COA, 6th Greenwood
266 Precincts    47,621 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes39,599    83.15%
No8,022    16.85%

Associate Justice COA, 6th Danner
266 Precincts    47,582 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes39,156    82.29%
No8,426    17.71%

Associate Justice COA, 6th Mihara
266 Precincts    45,962 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes34,480    75.02%
No11,482    24.98%

1 - Affordable housing bond
266 Precincts    65,996 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes39,785    60.28%
No26,211    39.72%

2 - Housing for persons with mental illness
266 Precincts    66,471 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes44,029    66.24%
No22,442    33.76%

3 - Water bond
266 Precincts    65,338 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes34,588    52.94%
No30,750    47.06%

4 - Children's hospital bond
266 Precincts    65,310 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes40,376    61.82%
No24,934    38.18%

5 - Property tax transfer
266 Precincts    65,093 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
No42,834    65.80%
Yes22,259    34.20%

6 - Eliminates transportation tax
266 Precincts    66,257 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
No48,432    73.10%
Yes17,825    26.90%

7 - Permanent daylight savings
266 Precincts    65,235 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes40,882    62.67%
No24,353    37.33%

8 - Regulates kidney dialysis clinics
266 Precincts    65,262 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
No36,688    56.22%
Yes28,574    43.78%

10 - Local government rent control
266 Precincts    66,497 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
No39,400    59.25%
Yes27,097    40.75%

11 - On-call ambulance employees
266 Precincts    65,274 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes33,370    51.12%
No31,904    48.88%

12 - Standards for farm animal cages
266 Precincts    65,328 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes42,820    65.55%
No22,508    34.45%

W-West Valley-Mission Community College bond: 55%
8 Precincts    1,386 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
BONDS YES721    52.02%
BONDS NO665    47.98%

A-Scotts Valley Unified parcel tax: 2/3
37 Precincts    5,367 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes3,651    68.03%
No1,716    31.97%

B-Soquel Union Elementary School parcel tax: 2/3
28 Precincts    6,701 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes4,204    62.74%
No2,497    37.26%

G-Santa Cruz County sales tax: majority
266 Precincts    65,462 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes41,921    64.04%
No23,541    35.96%

H-Santa Cruz County affordable housing: 2/3
266 Precincts    66,031 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
BONDS YES34,961    52.95%
BONDS NO31,070    47.05%

I-Capitola Cannabis business tax: majority
7 Precincts    2,646 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes1,994    75.36%
No652    24.64%

J-Capitola transient occupancy tax: 2/3
7 Precincts    2,620 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes1,901    72.56%
No719    27.44%

K-Capitola treasurer elected to appointed:majority
7 Precincts    2,520 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes1,616    64.13%
No904    35.87%

L-Capitola Greenway initiative: majority
7 Precincts    2,648 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes1,393    52.61%
No1,255    47.39%

M-Santa Cruz City rent control: majority
35 Precincts    17,087 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
No11,147    65.24%
Yes5,940    34.76%

N-Scotts Valley transient occupancy tax: majority
17 Precincts    3,394 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes2,272    66.94%
No1,122    33.06%

O-Watsonville transient occupancy tax: majority
27 Precincts    6,744 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes5,045    74.81%
No1,699    25.19%

P-La Selva Beach Recreation parcel tax: 2/3
1 Precincts    562 Voters
 Vote Count    Percent
Yes439    78.11%
No123    21.89%