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November 2, 2004 Election

County Results as of Nov 24 1:52pm, 100.0% of Precincts Reporting (98/98)
76.4% Countywide Voter Turnout (38902/50946)

Statewide Results as of Dec 6 4:02pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (24035/24035)
75.9% Statewide Voter Turnout (12,572,735/16,557,273)

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  • President

    President of the United StatesClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • John F. Kerry/John Edwards, Democratic
      6,737,355 votes 54.4%
    • George W. Bush/Dick Cheney, Republican
      5,501,496 votes 44.4%
    • Michael Badnarik/Richard Campagna, Libertarian
      50,101 votes .5%
    • David Cobb/Pat LaMarche, Green
      40,598 votes .3%
    • Leonard Peltier/Janice Jordan, Peace and Freedom
      27,548 votes .2%
    • Michael Anthony Peroutka/Chuck Baldwin, American Independent
      26,580 votes .2%
    • John Parker (Write-in)
    • Ralph Nader (Write-in)
    • Anthony Jabin (Write-in)
    • James Alexander-Pace (Write-in)
    • John Joseph Kennedy (Write-in)

    US Senate

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

    US House

    United States Representative; District 1Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Mike Thompson, Democratic
      185,214 votes 67%
    • Lawrence R. Wiesner, Republican
      77,975 votes 28.2%
    • Pamela Elizondo, Green
      13,394 votes 4.8%

    State Assembly

    Member of the State Assembly; District 1Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites


    Supervisor; County of Mendocino; District 1Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Mike Delbar
      3886 votes 54.30%
    • Joe Louis Wildman
      3242 votes 45.30%
    • (28 Writein Votes 0.39%)

    Supervisor; County of Mendocino; District 2Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Jim Wattenburger
      3116 votes 49.85%
    • Richard M. Shoemaker
      3109 votes 49.74%
    • (26 Writein Votes 0.42%)


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

    • Mark Ashiku
      2932 votes 52.52%
    • Eric Larson
      2621 votes 46.95%
    • (30 Writein Votes 0.54%)

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

    • Douglas F. Crane
      2141 votes 22.13%
    • Mari Rodin
      1961 votes 20.27%
    • John McCowen
      1753 votes 18.12%
    • Michael Whetzel
      1253 votes 12.95%
    • Ana M. Araiza
      1166 votes 12.05%
    • Bob Gragson
      733 votes 7.58%
    • Gordon Elton
      635 votes 6.56%
    • (34 Writein Votes 0.35%)

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

    • R. Allen Carter
      4414 votes 98.90%
    • (49 Writein Votes 1.10%)

    Councilmember; City of Fort BraggClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    Councilmember; City of Point ArenaClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    • Laura Smith
      137 votes 28.19%
    • Leslie Dahlhoff
      117 votes 24.07%
    • Lloyd Cross
      110 votes 22.63%
    • Brian K. Riehl
      47 votes 9.67%
    • Donald Kantor
      39 votes 8.02%
    • Cecil Carlile
      34 votes 7.00%
    • (2 Writein Votes 0.41%)

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

    • Alice J. Craig
      128 votes 98.46%
    • (2 Writein Votes 1.54%)

    Councilmember; City of WillitsClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    • Karen Oslund
      1077 votes 27.62%
    • Tami Jorgensen
      978 votes 25.08%
    • Holly Madrigal
      934 votes 23.95%
    • Bruce Burton
      879 votes 22.54%
    • (31 Writein Votes 0.80%)

    State Propositions

    Proposition 1A Protection of Local Government Revenues
    9,398,045 / 83.6% Yes votes ...... 1,837,430 / 16.4% No votes
    Should local property tax and sales tax revenues remain with local government thereby safeguarding funding for public safety, health, libraries, parks, and other local services? Provisions can only be suspended if the Governor declares a fiscal necessity and two-thirds of the Legislature concur.

    Proposition 59 Public Records, Open Meetings
    9,322,156 / 83.3% Yes votes ...... 1,867,161 / 16.7% No votes
    Shall the Constitution be amended to include public's right of access to meetings of government bodies and writings of government officials while preserving specified constitutional rights and retaining existing exclusions for certain meetings and records?

    Proposition 60 Election Rights of Political Parties
    7,217,315 / 67.5% Yes votes ...... 3,473,838 / 32.5% No votes
    Shall the general election ballot be required to include candidate receiving most votes among candidates of same party for partisan office in primary election?

    Proposition 60A Surplus Property
    7,765,107 / 73.2% Yes votes ...... 2,839,572 / 26.8% No votes
    Shall the sale proceeds of most surplus state property pay off specified bonds?

    Proposition 61 Children's Hospital Projects. Grant Program
    6,620,176 / 58.3% Yes votes ...... 4,743,459 / 41.7% No votes
    Shall $750 million general obligation bonds be authorized for grants to eligible children's hospitals for construction, expansion, remodeling, renovation, furnishing and equipping children's hospitals?

    Proposition 62 Elections. Primaries
    5,111,627 / 46.2% Yes votes ...... 5,960,889 / 53.8% No votes
    Should primary elections be structured so that voters may vote for any state or federal candidate regardless of party registration of voter or candidate? The two primary-election candidates receiving most votes for an office, whether they are candidates with "no party" or members of same or different party, would be listed on general election ballot. Exempts presidential nominations.

    Proposition 63 Mental Health Services Expansion, Funding. Tax on Personal Incomes above $1 Million
    6,183,119 / 53.7% Yes votes ...... 5,330,052 / 46.3% No votes
    Should a 1% tax on taxable personal income above $1 million to fund expanded health services for mentally ill children, adults, seniors be established?

    Proposition 64 Limit on Private Enforcement of Unfair Business Competition Laws
    6,562,861 / 58.9% Yes votes ...... 4,572,383 / 41.1% No votes
    Should individual or class action "unfair business" lawsuits be allowed only if actual loss suffered? Only government officials may enforce these laws on public's behalf.

    Proposition 65 Local Government Funds, Revenues. State Mandates
    3,895,621 / 37.6% Yes votes ...... 6,461,927 / 62.4% No votes
    Should reduction of local fee/tax revenues require voter approval? Permits suspension of state mandate if no state reimbursement to local government within 180 days after obligation determined.

    Proposition 66 Limitations on "Three Strikes" Law. Sex Crimes. Punishment
    5,596,077 / 47.3% Yes votes ...... 6,230,122 / 52.7% No votes
    Should the "Three Strikes" law be limited to violent and/or serious felonies? Permits limited re-sentencing under new definitions. Increases punishment for specified sex crimes against children.

    Proposition 67 Emergency Medical Services. Funding. Telephone Surcharge
    3,238,537 / 28.4% Yes votes ...... 8,154,515 / 71.6% No votes
    Should the telephone surcharge be increased and other funds for emergency room physicians, hospital emergency rooms, community clinics, emergency personnel training/equipment, and 911 telephone system be allocated?

    Proposition 68 Non-Tribal Commercial Gambling Expansion. Tribal Gaming Compact Amendments. Revenues, Tax Exemptions
    1,894,183 / 16.2% Yes votes ...... 9,788,161 / 83.8% No votes
    Should tribal compact amendments be authorized? Unless tribes accept, should casino gaming be authorized for sixteen non-tribal establishments? Percentage of gaming revenues fund government services.

    Proposition 69 DNA Samples. Collection. Database. Funding
    7,183,917 / 62.0% Yes votes ...... 4,395,343 / 38.0% No votes
    Should collection of DNA samples from all felons, and from others arrested for or charged with specified crimes be required with submission to state DNA database? Provides for funding.

    Proposition 70 Tribal Gaming Compacts. Exclusive Gaming Rights. Contributions to State
    2,759,558 / 23.7% Yes votes ...... 8,868,324 / 76.3% No votes
    Upon tribe's request, should the Governor be required to execute a 99-year compact? Tribes contribute percentage of net gaming income to state funds, in exchange for expanded, exclusive tribal casino gaming.

    Proposition 71 Stem Cell Research. Funding. Bonds
    7,009,814 / 59.1% Yes votes ...... 4,859,401 / 40.9% No votes
    Should the "California Institute for Regenerative Medicine" be established to regulate and fund stem cell research with the constitutional right to conduct such research and with an oversight committee? Prohibits funding of human reproductive cloning research.

    Proposition 72 Health Care Coverage Requirements
    5,681,863 / 49.1% Yes votes ...... 5,881,886 / 50.9% No votes
    Should legislation requiring health care coverage for employees, as specified, working for large and medium employers be approved?

    Local Measures

    Measure M Special Tax for Fire Equipment -- City of Fort Bragg (2/3 Vote)
    1787 / 69.24% Yes votes ...... 794 / 30.76% No votes
    Shall a tax measure be approved to continue the levy of a special tax in the amount of $18 per parcel for the acquisition of fire equipment?

    Measure N Sales and Use Tax for Public Safety -- City of Ukiah (City Ordinance - 2/3 Vote)
    3745 / 65.39% Yes votes ...... 1982 / 34.61% No votes
    Shall Ordinance No. 1056 be adopted to impose a transaction (sales) and use tax at a maximum rate of one-half of one percent to be used exclusively for the provision of public safety (police, fire, and emergency medical) services within the city limits of the City of Ukiah?

    Measure O School Upgrade -- Manchester Union Elementary School District (Bond Issue - 55% Vote)
    151 / 59.22% Yes votes ...... 104 / 40.78% No votes
    To finance school improvements such as: facility upgrades, renovations and additions to alleviate overcrowding and comply with current safety standards; add a multipurpose room for school/community recreation and cultural/academic uses; accommodate daycare/preschool programs; install playground structures; and qualify for State matching grants for eligible projects, shall Manchester Union Elementary School District issue $1,310,000 in bonds at lawful interest rates, for acquisition and improvement of real property, with no money for school or district operating salaries?

    Measure Q School Upgrade -- College of the Redwoods (Bond Issue - 55% Vote)
    7706 / 73.09% Yes votes ...... 2837 / 26.91% No votes
    To strengthen local job and vocation training programs, and increase academic classes for students with 2-year and 4-year college goals by: Adding classrooms and tech labs; Renovating unsafe and deteriorating campus buildings; Repairing, acquiring, constructing, furnishing and equipping college facilities; Shall the Redwoods Community College District issue $40,320,000 of bonds, at legal rates, with tough accountability safeguards, including an independent Citizens Oversight Committee and annual audits - with no money used for administrator salaries?

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