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November 8, 2022 Election

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County Results as of Mar 22 1:23pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (224/224)
32.80% Countywide Voter Turnout (68,974/210,293)
Statewide Results as of Jan 18 3:44pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (25554/25554)
50.8% Statewide Voter Turnout (11,146,620/21,940,274)

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Polling Location on November 8, 7am - 8pm

Pacific Grove Community Center
515 Junipero Ave
Pacific Grove, CA 93950

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Precinct 5PG3114-02
Ballot Type 116
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    State

    GovernorClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Gavin Newsom, Democratic
      6,470,104 votes 59.2%
    • Brian Dahle, Republican
      4,462,914 votes 40.8%

    Lieutenant GovernorClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Eleni Kounalakis, Democratic
      6,418,119 votes 59.7%
    • Angela E. Underwood Jacobs, Republican
      4,332,602 votes 40.3%

    Secretary of StateClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Shirley N. Weber, Democratic
      6,462,164 votes 60.1%
    • Rob Bernosky, Republican
      4,298,530 votes 39.9%

    ControllerClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Malia M. Cohen, Democratic
      5,936,856 votes 55.3%
    • Lanhee J. Chen, Republican
      4,789,345 votes 44.7%

    TreasurerClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Fiona Ma, Democratic
      6,287,076 votes 58.8%
    • Jack M. Guerrero, Republican
      4,405,781 votes 41.2%

    Attorney GeneralClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Rob Bonta, Democratic
      6,339,441 votes 59.1%
    • Nathan Hochman, Republican
      4,390,428 votes 40.9%

    Insurance CommissionerClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Ricardo Lara, Democratic
      6,355,915 votes 59.9%
    • Robert Howell, Republican
      4,249,391 votes 40.1%

    State Board of Equalization; District 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Sally J. Lieber, Democratic
      2,146,948 votes 69.8%
    • Peter Coe Verbica, Republican
      927,700 votes 30.2%

    United States Senator

    United States Senator; Full TermClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Alex Padilla, Democratic
      6,621,621 votes 61.1%
    • Mark P. Meuser, Republican
      4,222,029 votes 38.9%

    United States Senator; Unexpired Short TermClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Alex Padilla, Democratic
      6,559,308 votes 60.9%
    • Mark P. Meuser, Republican
      4,212,450 votes 39.1%

    United States Representative

    United States Representative; District 19Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Jimmy Panetta, Democratic
      194,494 votes 68.7%
    • Jeff Gorman, Republican
      88,816 votes 31.3%

    Member of the State Assembly

    Member of the State Assembly; District 30Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Dawn Addis, Democratic
      115,770 votes 60.0%
    • Vicki Nohrden, Republican
      77,079 votes 40.0%

    Judicial

    California Supreme CourtClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (Yes/No)

    • Patricia Guerrero
      70.9% Yes (6,194,671) 29.1% No (2,537,627)
    • Goodwin Liu
      69.3% Yes (5,908,904) 30.7% No (2,623,045)
    • Martin J. Jenkins
      69.3% Yes (5,825,582) 30.7% No (2,576,601)
    • Joshua P. Groban
      68.0% Yes (5,664,354) 32.0% No (2,661,668)

    Justice, California State Court of Appeal; District 6Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (Yes/No)

    • Mary J. Greenwood
      79.4% Yes (466,689) 20.6% No (121,188)
    • Charles E. Wilson, II
      77.3% Yes (450,877) 22.7% No (132,109)
    • Cynthia C. Lie
      78.0% Yes (446,642) 22.0% No (126,062)

    School

    State Superintendent of Public InstructionClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Tony K. Thurmond
      5,681,318 votes 63.7%
    • Lance Ray Christensen
      3,237,785 votes 36.3%

    County

    Sheriff/Coroner; County of MontereyClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Tina M. Nieto
      62,848 votes 65.70%
    • Joe Moses
      32,815 votes 34.30%

    City

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

    • Bill Peake
      4,374 votes 65.12%
    • Mike Wachs
      2,343 votes 34.88%

    Member, City Council; City of Pacific GroveClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    • Joe Amelio
      3,904 votes 22.43%
    • Lori McDonnell
      3,780 votes 21.72%
    • Debby Beck
      2,988 votes 17.17%
    • Tina Rau
      2,936 votes 16.87%
    • Mark Brice Chakwin
      2,541 votes 14.60%
    • Darla Vining
      1,258 votes 7.23%

    State Propositions

    Proposition 1 Reproductive Freedom
    Pass: 7,176,888 / 66.9% Yes votes ...... 3,553,564 / 33.1% No votes
    Amends California Constitution to expressly include an individual's fundamental right to reproductive freedom, which includes the fundamental right to choose to have an abortion and the fundamental right to choose or refuse contraceptives. This amendment does not narrow or limit the existing rights to privacy and equal protection under the California Constitution. Fiscal Impact: No direct fiscal effect because reproductive rights already are protected by state law.

    Proposition 26 Sports Betting in Casinos
    Fail: 3,514,597 / 33.0% Yes votes ...... 7,129,127 / 67.0% No votes
    Also allows: sports wagering at certain horseracing tracks; private lawsuits to enforce certain gambling laws. Directs revenues to General Fund, problem-gambling programs, enforcement. Fiscal Impact: Increased state revenues, possibly reaching tens of millions of dollars annually. Some of these revenues would support increased state regulatory and enforcement costs that could reach the low tens of millions of dollars annually.

    Proposition 27 Online Sports Betting
    Fail: 1,906,342 / 17.7% Yes votes ...... 8,849,206 / 82.3% No votes
    Allows Indian tribes and affiliated businesses to operate online/ mobile sports wagering outside tribal lands. Directs revenues to regulatory costs, homelessness programs, nonparticipating tribes. Fiscal Impact: Increased state revenues, possibly in the hundreds of millions of dollars but not likely to exceed $500 million annually. Some revenues would support state regulatory costs, possibly reaching the mid-tens of millions of dollars annually.

    Proposition 28 Funding Arts and Music Education
    Pass: 6,924,618 / 64.4% Yes votes ...... 3,827,971 / 35.6% No votes
    Provides additional funding from state General Fund for arts and music education in all K+12 public schools (including charter schools). Fiscal Impact: Increased state costs of about $1 billion annually, beginning next year, for arts education in public schools.

    Proposition 29 Kidney Dialysis Clinics
    Fail: 3,364,407 / 31.6% Yes votes ...... 7,281,201 / 68.4% No votes
    Requires physician, nurse practitioner, or physician assistant on site during treatment. Requires clinics to: disclose physicians' ownership interests; report infection data. Fiscal Impact: Increased state and local government costs likely in the tens of millions of dollars annually.

    Proposition 30 Income Tax on Millionaires for Electric Cars
    Fail: 4,560,488 / 42.4% Yes votes ...... 6,203,810 / 57.6% No votes
    Allocates tax revenues to zero-emission vehicle purchase incentives, vehicle charging stations, and wildfire prevention. Fiscal Impact: Increased state tax revenue ranging from $3.5 billion to $5 billion annually, with the new funding used to support zero-emission vehicle programs and wildfire response and prevention activities.

    Proposition 31 Yes or No to Banning Flavored Tobacco Products
    Pass: 6,803,431 / 63.4% Yes votes ...... 3,923,385 / 36.6% No votes
    A "Yes" vote approves, and a "No" vote rejects, a 2020 law prohibiting retail sale of certain flavored tobacco products. Fiscal Impact: Decreased state tobacco tax revenues ranging from tens of millions of dollars annually to around $100 million annually.

    Local Measures

    Measure M Cannabis Business Advisory Measure -- City of Pacific Grove (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 4,347 / 61.42% Yes votes ...... 2,731 / 38.58% No votes
    Should the Pacific Grove City Council be authorized to amend the Municipal Code to allow retail sales of medical or recreational cannabis, limited to one single location within the City, at a location no closer than 1000 feet from any existing licensed Daycare/Preschools, Youth Center, and Schools, to engage in commercial cannabis activities?

    Measure N Cannabis Business Tax -- City of Pacific Grove (Majority Approval Required)
    Pass: 4,926 / 70.83% Yes votes ...... 2,029 / 29.17% No votes
    To fund general municipal expenses such as police, fire, roads and recreation, and for unrestricted general fund purposes, shall an ordinance be adopted establishing a City excise tax on cannabis businesses (which includes hemp) at an annual rate not to exceed 6% of gross receipts for retail and delivery cannabis businesses, which is expected to generate an estimated $300,000 annually and will be levied until repealed by the voters?

    Measure O Charter Amendment -- City of Pacific Grove (Majority Approval Required)
    Fail: 3,421 / 49.91% Yes votes ...... 3,434 / 50.09% No votes
    Shall the Pacific Grove City Charter requirement for six elected City Councilmembers be changed to four elected Councilmembers via this sequence: (1) in 2024 two Councilmembers shall be elected to four-year terms, and one shall be elected to a single two-year term, (2) every two years thereafter, beginning in 2026, two Councilmembers shall be elected to four-year terms, with other revisions for votes needed for a quorum, a majority vote and other select actions?

    Measure Q Childcare Initiative -- County of Monterey (Majority Approval Required)
    Fail: 40,850 / 41.10% Yes votes ...... 58,533 / 58.90% No votes
    Shall an Initiative Measure to amend Title 5 of the Code of the County of Monterey to establish an annual special parcel tax in the amount of forty-nine ($49) dollars on each parcel located within Monterey County, for a period of ten (10) years, in order to establish childcare in Monterey County, with revenue generated in the estimated amount of $5.5 million annually used solely to increase and improve affordable childcare be adopted?

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