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November 8, 2016 Election

County Results as of Dec 16 3:23pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (459/459)
86.7% Countywide Voter Turnout (237,358/273,701)
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 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Jared W. Huffman, Democratic
      254,194 votes 76.9%
    • Dale K. Mensing, Republican
      76,572 votes 23.1%

    State Assembly

    Member of the State Assembly; District 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Jim Wood, Democratic
      138,020 votes 72.9%
    • Ken Anton, Libertarian
      51,245 votes 27.1%


    Board Member; West Sonoma County Union High School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Diane Landry
      12,040 votes 32.6%
    • Ted Walker
      11,428 votes 31.0%
    • Jeanne Bassett Fernandes
      7,729 votes 20.9%
    • Eric Kirchmann
      5,716 votes 15.5%

    Board Member; Harmony Union School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Henry E. Goff
      1,146 votes 37.7%
    • Mariah Lander
      954 votes 31.4%
    • Eurydice Rorick
      940 votes 30.9%


    County Supervisor; Sonoma County; Supervisorial District 5Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Lynda Hopkins
      23,259 votes 54.3%
    • Noreen Evans
      19,610 votes 45.7%

    Special District

    Director; Palm Drive Health Care DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    • Gail G. Thomas
      12,595 votes 26.2%
    • Eira I. Klich-Heartt
      10,991 votes 22.9%
    • Jim Horn
      8,556 votes 17.8%
    • Marsha Sue Lustig
      8,178 votes 17.0%
    • Robert Cary
      7,709 votes 16.1%

    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 J County of Sonoma Regional Parks & Water Quality Improvement Tax -- Unincorporated Area (2/3 Approval Required)
    Fail: 45,444 / 65.1% Yes votes ...... 24,346 / 34.9% No votes
    To expand, maintain, and restore Sonoma County parks for future generations; protect drinking water sources, streams, and 1ivers; protect natural areas; preserve fish and wildlife habitat; reduce wildfire risk and; increase walking, hiking, and biking trails, shall Sonoma County establish a half cent sales tax in the unincorporated areas of Sonoma County for ten years providing $9 .5 million annually, with citizens' oversight and annual audits?

    Measure K Community Separators Protection Ordinance -- County of Sonoma (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 173,309 / 81.4% Yes votes ...... 39,596 / 18.6% No votes
    In order to preserve rural open space and agricultural land, maintain community identities, and prevent sprawl, shall the "Community Separators Protection Ordinance" be adopted to amend the Sonoma County General Plan to require voter approval of changes to the General Plan that increase the allowed density or intensity of development within Community Separators until December 31, 2036, and to repeal Ordinance 5145R?

    Measure L Tourist Tax -- County of Sonoma (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 149,472 / 68.2% Yes votes ...... 69,666 / 31.8% No votes
    To address the impacts of tourists by investing in roads, emergency response, workforce housing for families and veterans, water quality protection, and other County services1 shall Sonoma County increase the transient occupancy tax from 9% to 12%, until repealed, and paid only by guests staying overnight at lodging facilities within the unincorporated area, in line with many neighboring cities and counties, providing $4 million annually to local County services, subject to annual audits?

    Measure M Transgenic Contamination Prevention Ordinance -- County of Sonoma (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 122,399 / 57.4% Yes votes ...... 90,947 / 42.6% No votes
    Shall the "Sonoma County Transgenic Contamination Prevention Ordinance," which would 1) prohibit the propagation, cultivation, raising, or growing of genetically engineered organisms, as defined in the ordinance, in the unincorporated County; 2) require the Sonoma County Agricultural Commissioner to enforce the ordinance by assessing a civil monetary penalty or pursuing an injunction against violators; and 3) provide for fines and fees for each violation, be adopted?

    Measure Y Library Maintenance, Restoration and Enhancement Act -- Sonoma County Library (2/3 Approval Required)
    Pass: 159,857 / 72.0% Yes votes ...... 62,208 / 28.0% No votes
    To maintain, restore/enhance Library services including: maintaining children's/teen books, materials/ services; providing educational services, including homework help/computer labs; expanding senior/disabled services; keeping qualified librarians; restoring library hours; shall the Sonoma County Library increase the sales tax by 1/8 of a percent, providing $12,000,000 annually for ten years, and increase the spending limit to allow use of the revenue, with independent audits, citizen oversight, requiring all funds go to Sonoma County Library/no money for Sacramento?

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