Last Updated: December 2, 2008 4:43 PM
Registration & Turnout
148,361 Voters
  Vote Count Percent
Precinct Reporting Turnout 68,053 45.87%
Vote By Mail / Absentee Reporting Turnout 60,502 40.78%
Total 128,555 86.65%


President and Vice President-General
260/260 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - BARACK OBAMA 98,745 77.30%
REP - JOHN MCCAIN 25,244 19.76%
PAF - RALPH NADER 1,484 1.16%
LIB - BOB BARR 724 0.57%
WRITE-IN 690 0.54%
GRE - CYNTHIA MCKINNEY 498 0.39%
AIP - ALAN KEYES 351 0.27%
Total 127,736 100.00%


U. S. Congress 14th District
120/120 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - ANNA G. ESHOO 23,398 63.81%
REP - RONNY SANTANA 9,248 25.22%
LIB - BRIAN HOLTZ 2,064 5.63%
GRE - CAROL BROUILLET 1,901 5.18%
WRITE-IN 56 0.15%
Total 36,667 100.00%


U. S. Congress 17th District
140/140 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - SAM FARR 69,278 82.82%
REP - JEFF TAYLOR 14,092 16.85%
WRITE-IN 275 0.33%
Total 83,645 100.00%


State Senator 11th
121/121 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - JOE SIMITIAN 58,231 82.39%
REP - BLAIR AUSTIN NATHAN 12,255 17.34%
WRITE-IN 194 0.27%
Total 70,680 100.00%


State Senator 15th
139/139 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
REP - ABEL MALDONADO 25,420 59.32%
IND - JIM FITZGERALD 17,038 39.76%
WRITE-IN 391 0.91%
Total 42,849 100.00%


State Assembly 27th District
226/226 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - BILL MONNING 71,688 70.97%
REP - ROBERT MURRAY 20,230 20.03%
LIB - MARK HINKLE 8,877 8.79%
WRITE-IN 214 0.21%
Total 101,009 100.00%


State Assembly 28th District
34/34 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - ANNA CABALLERO 12,925 96.77%
WRITE-IN 432 3.23%
Total 13,357 100.00%


County Bd of Ed - TA 1 ST
44/44 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - AARON HINDE 9,209 55.07%
NP - BRIAN SANFORD 7,270 43.48%
WRITE-IN 243 1.45%
Total 16,722 100.00%


County Bd of Ed - TA 4
30/30 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - GEORGE ''BUD'' WINSLOW 8,766 62.66%
NP - RACHEL Y. HUFF 5,083 36.34%
WRITE-IN 140 1.00%
Total 13,989 100.00%


County Bd of Ed - TA 5
57/57 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - VIC MARANI 9,007 52.55%
NP - MICHAEL OLIVER 4,274 24.94%
NP - JAMES M. MAXWELL 3,695 21.56%
WRITE-IN 164 0.96%
Total 17,140 100.00%


Cabrillo CC TA 3
45/45 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - SUSAN TRUE 7,778 51.63%
NP - KEVIN MCGIBBEN 4,951 32.86%
NP - PHIL RODRIGUEZ 2,201 14.61%
WRITE-IN 136 0.90%
Total 15,066 100.00%


West Valley CC TA 1 ST
6/6 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - CHAD WALSH 1,079 60.28%
NP - WADE ELLIS, JR. 684 38.21%
WRITE-IN 27 1.51%
Total 1,790 100.00%


West Valley CC TA 3 Vote For 2
6/6 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - CHRIS C. CONSTANTIN 949 31.35%
NP - FRANK JEWETT 935 30.89%
NP - ADRIENNE GREY 933 30.82%
NP - KATHI N. TRAN 192 6.34%
WRITE-IN 18 0.59%
Total 3,027 100.00%


Pajaro Valley Unified TA 2
13/13 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - DOUG KEEGAN 2,665 50.64%
NP - LUPE RIVAS 2,551 48.47%
WRITE-IN 47 0.89%
Total 5,263 100.00%


Pajaro Valley Unified TA 3
3/3 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - KAREN OSMUNDSON 178 57.42%
NP - GERI A. SIMMONS 126 40.65%
WRITE-IN 6 1.94%
Total 310 100.00%


Pajaro Valley Unified TA 6
12/12 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - SANDRA NICHOLS 2,429 58.12%
NP - ED TZIMBAL 1,689 40.42%
WRITE-IN 61 1.46%
Total 4,179 100.00%


Los Gatos-Saratoga JUHSD Vote For 2
7/7 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - LORRIE WERNICK 1,410 40.58%
NP - ROSEMARY ROSSI 1,204 34.65%
NP - ROBERT ZAGER 848 24.40%
WRITE-IN 13 0.37%
Total 3,475 100.00%


Santa Cruz City School TA 1
122/122 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - KEN S. WAGMAN 25,027 59.14%
NP - JIM LOGSDON 16,736 39.55%
WRITE-IN 554 1.31%
Total 42,317 100.00%


Scotts Valley Unified Vote For 3
30/30 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - MICHAEL SHULMAN 3,055 15.09%
NP - LARRY G. BEAMAN 2,922 14.43%
NP - SUE ROTH 2,851 14.08%
NP - DON DIETRICH 2,497 12.33%
NP - JOSEPH W. ESPINOLA, JR 2,360 11.65%
NP - KIM S. PEYSER 2,295 11.33%
NP - LINDA SANTOS 2,262 11.17%
NP - NEAL FROST 1,965 9.70%
WRITE-IN 42 0.21%
Total 20,249 100.00%


Bonny Doon Union Elem Vote For 2
3/3 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - LISA PALM 1,079 55.68%
NP - TYLER BOURCIER 501 25.85%
NP - PHILIP TEDESCO 352 18.16%
WRITE-IN 6 0.31%
Total 1,938 100.00%


Bonny Doon Elementary ST
3/3 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - SAM CLARKSON 756 61.66%
NP - BRUCE SOUTHSTONE 462 37.68%
WRITE-IN 8 0.65%
Total 1,226 100.00%


Lakeside Joint Elem Vote For 2
3/3 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - STEVEN COX 412 41.78%
NP - PHILIP NELSON 397 40.26%
NP - ELISE STASSART 172 17.44%
WRITE-IN 5 0.51%
Total 986 100.00%


Soquel Union Elem Vote For 3
45/45 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - TED DONNELLY 5,018 20.68%
NP - LYNETTE HAMBY 4,700 19.37%
NP - JUDY MC GOODEN 4,015 16.55%
NP - MARY E. MC GLENN-CAHALEN 3,778 15.57%
NP - KATHY HEES 3,377 13.92%
NP - KIM NADEAU 3,268 13.47%
WRITE-IN 105 0.43%
Total 24,261 100.00%


Soquel Union Elementary Short Term
45/45 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - CYNTHIA TORRES-RICCA 5,150 52.58%
NP - BRETT GRAESSLE 4,561 46.56%
WRITE-IN 84 0.86%
Total 9,795 100.00%


County Supervisor 1st District
76/76 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - JOHN LEOPOLD 12,357 54.66%
NP - BETTY J. DANNER 10,149 44.89%
WRITE-IN 103 0.46%
Total 22,609 100.00%


Capitola City Council Vote For 2
9/9 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - DENNIS R. NORTON 2,183 28.37%
NP - KIRBY NICOL 2,114 27.48%
NP - MICHAEL TERMINI 2,071 26.92%
NP - ELLEN A. JENNINGS 1,285 16.70%
WRITE-IN 41 0.53%
Total 7,694 100.00%


Capitola Treasurer
9/9 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - JACQUES BERTRAND 3,323 97.85%
WRITE-IN 73 2.15%
Total 3,396 100.00%


Santa Cruz City Council Vote For 4
38/38 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - RYAN COONERTY 17,056 19.33%
NP - DON LANE 13,944 15.80%
NP - KATHERINE BEIERS 11,642 13.19%
NP - TONY MADRIGAL 11,365 12.88%
NP - DAVID TERRAZAS 11,320 12.83%
NP - TIM FITZMAURICE 9,171 10.39%
NP - SIMBA KENYATTA 5,105 5.79%
NP - LISA J. MOLYNEUX 4,224 4.79%
NP - BLAS JACOB (JAY) CABRERA 2,166 2.45%
NP - J. CRAIG CANADA 1,945 2.20%
WRITE-IN 301 0.34%
Total 88,239 100.00%


Scotts Valley City Council Vote For 3
10/10 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - DENE BUSTICHI 3,487 23.70%
NP - RANDY JOHNSON 3,467 23.56%
NP - DONNA R. LIND 3,336 22.67%
NP - CHUCK WALKER 1,372 9.32%
NP - CARYN MACHADO 1,170 7.95%
NP - FRANK Z. KERTAI 1,089 7.40%
NP - SHERILYN JAGER 773 5.25%
WRITE-IN 20 0.14%
Total 14,714 100.00%


Watsonville City Council Dist 1
2/2 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - MANUEL QUINTERO BERSAMIN 338 50.45%
NP - GABRIEL GONZALEZ 327 48.81%
WRITE-IN 5 0.75%
Total 670 100.00%


Watsonville City Council Dist 2
2/2 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - LUIS ALEJO 593 76.81%
NP - JOE ORTIZ 171 22.15%
WRITE-IN 8 1.04%
Total 772 100.00%


Watsonville City Council Dist 6
4/4 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - EMILIO MARTINEZ 786 46.05%
NP - EDWARD DIN 665 38.96%
NP - TONY GOMEZ 242 14.18%
WRITE-IN 14 0.82%
Total 1,707 100.00%


Aptos/La Selva Fire Vote For 3
20/20 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - ANDREW H. JOHNSTON 5,857 22.41%
NP - MICHAEL WEATHERFORD 4,931 18.87%
NP - ROBERT ''BOB'' SPISAK 4,355 16.66%
NP - CHUCK ANDERSON 3,712 14.20%
NP - PARK S. CUSEO 2,702 10.34%
NP - THOMAS F. SANGUINO 1,613 6.17%
NP - CLAUDIA DE MARANVILLE 1,562 5.98%
NP - RICH MCINNIS 1,354 5.18%
WRITE-IN 47 0.18%
Total 26,133 100.00%


Ben Lomond Fire Vote For 3
4/4 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - MICHAEL AYERS 1,487 26.68%
NP - BIFF BELTZ 1,476 26.48%
NP - LISA M. HILL 1,210 21.71%
NP - ED WILKE 705 12.65%
NP - MATT SCHELEGLE 678 12.17%
WRITE-IN 16 0.29%
Total 5,572 99.98%


Branciforte Fire Vote For 3
10/10 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - ROBERT L. ECHOLS 590 28.94%
NP - LEWIS N. ERICKSON 565 27.71%
NP - BENJAMIN CAHILL 551 27.02%
NP - PEDER BJERRE MC ELROY 322 15.79%
WRITE-IN 11 0.54%
Total 2,039 100.00%


Felton Fire Vote For 3
6/6 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - STEVE DENNIS 1,957 29.84%
NP - STEVE A. RICHMOND 1,952 29.77%
NP - BOB GELINI 1,759 26.82%
NP - DAVE W. NEWELL 876 13.36%
WRITE-IN 14 0.21%
Total 6,558 100.00%


Lompico Water Vote For 3
1/1 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - WILLIAM H. SMALLMAN 246 16.83%
NP - JANE L. WYCKOFF 239 16.35%
NP - LOIS HENRY 220 15.05%
NP - DENISE B. BENDORI 210 14.36%
NP - KENNETH L. KEZEOR 188 12.86%
NP - SEAN WHARTON 159 10.88%
NP - THOMAS M. HUDSON 110 7.52%
NP - KATHLEEN MOYER 86 5.88%
WRITE-IN 4 0.27%
Total 1,462 100.00%


Scotts Valley Water Vote For 2
10/10 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - JOE MILLER 1,964 28.71%
NP - CHRIS PERRI 1,918 28.03%
NP - JENNIFER ''JEN'' FARMER 1,739 25.42%
NP - MICHAEL W. KEOGH 687 10.04%
NP - ALAN SMITH 513 7.50%
WRITE-IN 21 0.31%
Total 6,842 100.00%


Soquel Creek Water Vote For 2
36/36 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - BRUCE DANIELS 14,402 53.05%
NP - THOMAS R. LA HUE 10,105 37.22%
NP - DON HEICHEL 2,568 9.46%
WRITE-IN 71 0.26%
Total 27,146 100.00%


Boulder Creek Rec and Park Vote For 3
8/8 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - ERIC C. HAMMER 2,809 32.88%
NP - KEVIN J. PERRY 2,045 23.94%
NP - BRIAN VALDIVIA 1,921 22.49%
NP - SHAYNE GIULIANO 1,726 20.20%
WRITE-IN 42 0.49%
Total 8,543 100.00%


Santa Cruz Port Vote For 3
78/78 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - JEFFREY L. MARTIN 18,961 28.35%
NP - BILL LEE 17,131 25.61%
NP - DENNIS (DENNY) L. SMITH 16,210 24.23%
NP - RONALD MERRALL 14,205 21.24%
WRITE-IN 380 0.57%
Total 66,887 100.00%


1A-Safe, Reliable High-Speed Train Bond Act.
260/260 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 72,480 60.18%
No 47,962 39.82%
Total 120,442 100.00%


2-Standards for Confirming Farm-Animals.
260/260 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 90,225 73.67%
No 32,239 26.33%
Total 122,464 100.00%


3-Children's Hospital Bond Act.
260/260 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 64,974 54.96%
No 53,257 45.04%
Total 118,231 100.00%


4-Waiting Period and Parental Notification
260/260 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
No 88,628 72.17%
Yes 34,170 27.83%
Total 122,798 100.00%


5-Nonviolent Drug Offenses.
260/260 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 66,911 55.72%
No 53,178 44.28%
Total 120,089 100.00%


6-Police and Law Enforcement Funding.
260/260 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
No 92,597 79.56%
Yes 23,792 20.44%
Total 116,389 100.00%


7-Renewable Energy Generation.
260/260 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
No 79,025 65.98%
Yes 40,739 34.02%
Total 119,764 100.00%


8-Eliminates Right of Same-Sex Couples to-Marry.
260/260 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
No 89,793 71.29%
Yes 36,163 28.71%
Total 125,956 100.00%


9-Criminal Justice System. Victims' Rights, Parole
260/260 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
No 67,212 57.85%
Yes 48,980 42.15%
Total 116,192 100.00%


10-Alternative Fuel Vehicles & Renewable-Energy.
260/260 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
No 73,636 62.23%
Yes 44,702 37.77%
Total 118,338 100.00%


11-Redistricting.
260/260 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 55,825 50.22%
No 55,337 49.78%
Total 111,162 100.00%


12-Veterans' Bond Act of 2008
260/260 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 73,595 63.86%
No 41,653 36.14%
Total 115,248 100.00%


A-Live Oak School District-Parcel Tax 2/3 to pass
12/12 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 7,807 77.07%
No 2,323 22.93%
Total 10,130 100.00%


B-Unincorp Communications Users Tax. Maj to pass
183/183 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
No 32,501 50.93%
Yes 31,313 49.07%
Total 63,814 100.00%


C-Watsonville Tax on City-Telephone Maj. to pass
20/20 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
No 5,760 52.99%
Yes 5,110 47.01%
Total 10,870 100.00%


D-Capitola Sales Tax Extension Maj to Pass
9/9 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 3,317 65.84%
No 1,721 34.16%
Total 5,038 100.00%


E-Santa Cruz City Clean Rivers... 2/3 to pass
38/38 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 23,112 76.25%
No 7,200 23.75%
Total 30,312 100.00%


F-Boulder Creek Fire Board-Expansion Maj to Pass
7/7 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 3,559 73.47%
No 1,285 26.53%
Total 4,844 100.00%


Boulder Creek Fire Prop FT
7/7 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - ROBERT LOCATELLI 4,129 98.45%
WRITE-IN 65 1.55%
Total 4,194 100.00%


Boulder Creek Fire Prop ST
7/7 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NP - ROBERT LOUIS PRESSWOOD 3,382 97.44%
WRITE-IN 89 2.56%
Total 3,471 100.00%