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November 6, 2012 Election

County Results as of Dec 4 7:29am, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (611/611)
63.8% Countywide Voter Turnout (261652/410187)
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 States

    US Congress

    United States Senator

    • Dianne Feinstein, Democratic
      7,748,994 votes 62.5%
    • Elizabeth Emken, Republican
      4,650,994 votes 37.5%

    United States Representative; District 22

    • Devin G. Nunes, Republican
      127,262 votes 62.3%
    • Otto Lee, Democratic
      76,924 votes 37.7%

    State Assembly

    Member of the State Assembly; District 23

    • Jim Patterson, Republican
      77,224 votes 54.3%
    • Bob Whalen, Republican
      65,000 votes 45.7%


    Trustee; State Center Community College District; Trustee Area 6

    • Patrick E. "Pat" Patterson
      19227 votes 38.68%
    • David Austin
      15383 votes 30.95%
    • Marion Montgomery-Austin
      14938 votes 30.05%
    • (155 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.31%)

    Board Member; Clovis Unified School District; Trustee Area 5

    • Richard Lake
      32616 votes 52.73%
    • F. Scott Troescher
      29027 votes 46.93%
    • (212 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.34%)

    Board Member; Clovis Unified School District; Trustee Area 7

    • Christopher S. Casado
      30567 votes 50.19%
    • Debra McKenzie
      30127 votes 49.47%
    • (211 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.35%)


    Council Member; City of Fresno; Council District 2

    • Steve Brandau
      13367 votes 54.09%
    • Pat Di Cicco
      11243 votes 45.50%
    • (101 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.41%)

    Special District

    Board Member; Fresno Irrigation District; Division 5

    • Gregory H. Beberian
      16492 votes 50.42%
    • Jerald Rebensdorf
      9287 votes 28.40%
    • Mike Kilijian
      6813 votes 20.83%
    • (114 Total Other Write-In Votes 0.35%)

    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 B Libraries Protection Measure -- Fresno County (2/3 Approval Required)
    Pass: 180499 / 73.29% Yes votes ...... 65784 / 26.71% No votes
    To protect libraries from state budget cuts by preventing library closures and reduced library hours; keeping qualified librarians; improving reading/literacy, job search programs/computer technology; providing neighborhood school-library joint programs, and maintaining services for children, seniors and the blind, shall Fresno County voters continue the voter-approved 1/8-cent sales tax for neighborhood libraries for sixteen years, with audits, citizen's oversight, all funds staying in Fresno County and no tax rate increase?

    Measure F Charter Amendment Bond -- City of Fresno (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 76318 / 68.71% Yes votes ...... 34761 / 31.29% No votes
    Shall the Charter be amended to require Council to establish: a policy for managing City reserves; a policy for issuing and managing debts with Controller certification on the reliability of funds for debt repayment; and a policy establishing a due diligence process for evaluating requests by the private sector for City financial assistance that exceeds one million dollars?

    Measure O County Charter -- Fresno County (Majority Approval Required)
    Fail: 115411 / 49.01% Yes votes ...... 120090 / 50.99% No votes
    Shall Fresno County Charter, Section 13, be amended to allow the County to employ independent contractors for services performed by County employees by majority vote of the Board of Supervisors and to read: SECTION 13: Notwithstanding Section 44 of this Charter or other provisions of law, the County may employ independent contractors to perform any County service, including service then being performed by County employees, with three affirmative votes of the Board of Supervisors?

    Measure W School Bond -- Washington Unified School District (55% Approval Required)
    Pass: 2757 / 72.80% Yes votes ...... 1030 / 27.20% No votes
    To better prepare Washington Union High School students for college and quality jobs, shall Washington Unified School District upgrade technology in classrooms, job-training labs, and student- support facilities; modernize science labs; rehabilitate deteriorated roofs, plumbing, electrical, lighting, ventilation; improve safety; and acquire/construct/repair instructional and athletic sites, facilities and equipment; by issuing $22,000,000 in bonds at legal interest rates, with independent citizen oversight, no administrators' salaries, and all funds dedicated locally to Washington Union High School?

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