Ballot Box Is Empty; San Bernardino County Ready To Certify Nov 8th Election Results; Wallis Beats Holstege By 85 Votes in CA 47th Assembly District
Democrats, represented by a donkey, vs Republicans, represented by an elephant, standing on the American flag. Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR

As of 4  a-m Thursday  December 8th,  2022

 

And finally, one month after election day, the San Bernardino County Registrar of Voters is ready to certify the election results at 9 a-m on Thursday December 8th 2022.

Greg Wallis has defeated Christy Holstege by 85 votes in the CA 47th Assembly District.  That district covers parts of Riverside and San Bernardino County.  While Holstege had support in Riverside County, Wallis had support in San Bernardino County.

There are no ballots left to count at the Registrar’s Office in San Bernardino County.

 

Turnout in San Bernardino County was 40%.

Only 390-thousand ballots were mailed in by voters.

The Registrar had mailed out 1.1 million ballots.

 

Riverside County has already certified its election results.

Turnout in Riverside County was 46%

Only 604-thousand ballots were mailed in by voters.

The Registrar had mailed out 1.3 million ballots.

 

The California Secretary of State has to certify all election results by December 16th 2022.

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State of California results:

 

Governor Gavin Newsom has been re-elected, along with the Lieutenant Governor, Attorney General and Secretary of State.

 

Proposition 1 Constitutional Right to Abortion 

Yes 66 %   NO 33%

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Prop 26 Loses.  Sports Betting at Tribal Casinos. 

NO 67%,   Yes 33%

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Prop 27  Loses. Online Sports Betting Operated by Tribal entities.

NO 82%   Yes 17%

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Prop 28  Public Funding for Arts and Music in Public Schools

YES 64%   No 35%

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Prop 29 Requiring a Physician at Kidney Dialysis Clinics.

NO 68%   Yes 31%

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Prop 30 A tax on millionaires and billionaires to pay for programs to help poor people buy electric cars, and also to mitigate the risk of wildfires. 

NO 57%   Yes 42 %

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Prop 31 Approves a 2020 Law in California banning stores and vending machines from selling flavored tobacco products.

YES 63%   No 36%

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Congress 25th District which includes parts of  Imperial,  Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.

Raul Ruiz 57%   Brian Hawkins 42%

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Congress 41st District

Ken Calvert  52%  Will Rollins 47%

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State Assembly 36th District in Imperial, Riverside, and  S’bdo Counties

Eduardo Garcia 53%   Ian Weeks 46%

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Yxstian Gutierrez  beat Jeff Hewitt for Riverside County Supervisor  54% to 45%

 

Ben Benoit defeats Paul Angulo 54% to 45% for County Auditor-Controller.

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City Council Races:

 

Mark Carnevale,  Ernesto Gutierrez, Raymond Gregory won in Cathedral City.

 

Steven Hernandez was re-elected as Mayor of Coachella.

 

Frank Figueroa and Stephanie Virgen won City Council seats in Coachella.

 

Gary Gardner and Jan Pye won City Council seats in Desert Hot Springs.

 

Bruce Whitman and Dana Reed and Edward Peabody won seats on the City Council in Indian Wells.

 

Elaine Holmes won an  Indio City Council seat.

 

Linda Evans re-elected as Mayor of La Quinta.

 

John Pena and Deborah McGarrey won 2 seats on the La Quinta City Council.

 

Palm Springs City Council…Grace Elena Garner, Jeffrey Bernstein, and Ron DeHarte won their races.

 

Rancho Mirage, Steve Downs,  Meg Marker,  Lynn Mallotto won  seats on the City Council.

 

Jan Harnik  and Evan Trubee won City Council seats in Palm Desert  in that  Ranked Choice Voting tabulation.

 

Local Measures:

 

Measure B in Palm Desert was approved.

Measures C and E  in Rancho Mirage were approved.

 

Measure K  in Cathedral City,  was a Special Tax Measure, and needed a two-thirds majority of YES votes in order to be approved.  It was defeated, as it only got 54% of the YES votes, and needed 66% in order to pass. 

 

Measure L in the Desert Recreation District needed two-thirds majority also, and it only got  54% of the YES votes.

 

Measure A, a Ban on Short Term Vacation Rentals in La Quinta lost.   The NO votes getting 51%, the YES votes getting 49%.

 

Democrats, represented by a donkey, vs Republicans, represented by an elephant, standing on the American flag.

Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR