Last Updated: November 15, 2012 4:04 PM
Registration & Turnout
158,641 Voters
  Vote Count Percent
Vote By Mail / Absentee Reporting Turnout 61,141 38.54%
Precinct Reporting Turnout 50,295 31.70%
Total 111,436 70.24%


President and Vice President-General
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - BARACK OBAMA 83,104 75.11%
REP - MITT ROMNEY 22,585 20.41%
LIB - GARY JOHNSON 1,763 1.59%
GRE - JILL STEIN 1,661 1.50%
WRITE-IN 676 0.61%
PAF - ROSEANNE BARR 603 0.54%
AIP - THOMAS HOEFLING 255 0.23%
Total 110,647 100.00%


United States Senator
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - DIANNE FEINSTEIN 83,633 77.87%
REP - ELIZABETH EMKEN 23,769 22.13%
Total 107,402 100.00%


U. S. Congress 18th District
98/98 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - ANNA G. ESHOO 18,207 71.87%
REP - DAVE CHAPMAN 7,125 28.13%
Total 25,332 100.00%


U. S. Congress 20th District
155/155 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - SAM FARR 66,230 81.28%
REP - JEFF TAYLOR 15,257 18.72%
Total 81,487 100.00%


State Senator 17th
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - BILL MONNING 80,299 76.93%
REP - LARRY BEAMAN 24,080 23.07%
Total 104,379 100.00%


State Assembly 29th District
222/222 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - MARK STONE 67,016 74.48%
REP - TOM WALSH 22,959 25.52%
Total 89,975 100.00%


State Assembly 30th District
31/31 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - LUIS ALEJO 10,239 75.18%
REP - ROB BERNOSKY 3,380 24.82%
Total 13,619 100.00%


County Board of Education - Trustee Area 3
42/42 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - SANDRA NICHOLS 10,678 79.73%
NPP - JAMES SPANO 2,573 19.21%
WRITE-IN 142 1.06%
Total 13,393 100.00%


Pajaro Valley Unified School District TA 3
4/4 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - ELSA NUNEZ 218 50.11%
NPP - KAREN S. OSMUNDSON 202 46.44%
WRITE-IN 15 3.45%
Total 435 100.00%


Pajaro Valley Unified School District TA 6
9/9 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - MARIA R. OROZCO 2,037 56.12%
NPP - ANTONIO RIVAS 1,548 42.64%
WRITE-IN 45 1.24%
Total 3,630 100.00%


Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High Vote for 2
6/6 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - LORRIE WERNICK 1,446 43.18%
NPP - ROSEMARY ROSSI 1,069 31.92%
NPP - KATHERINE TSENG 818 24.43%
WRITE-IN 16 0.48%
Total 3,349 100.00%


Santa Cruz City High School TA1 (Inside City)
102/102 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - SHEILA COONERTY 26,708 65.96%
NPP - GEORGE WILLIAM BETTINGER 13,492 33.32%
WRITE-IN 293 0.72%
Total 40,493 100.00%


Santa Cruz City School TA2 (Outside) Vote for 2
102/102 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - PATTY THREET 19,947 37.25%
NPP - CLAUDIA VESTAL 18,921 35.33%
NPP - RAFAEL GRANADOS 14,344 26.79%
WRITE-IN 338 0.63%
Total 53,550 100.00%


Aromas-San Juan Unified School -Vote for 3
1/1 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - JOSE L. FLORES 15 29.41%
NPP - JENNIFER COLBY 15 29.41%
NPP - MIKE A. PEREZ 12 23.53%
NPP - MONICA MARTINEZ-GUARACHA 9 17.65%
WRITE-IN 0 0.00%
Total 51 100.00%


Live Oak Elementary School District Vote for 2
13/13 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - JEREMY RAY 3,916 36.88%
NPP - PHYLLIS T. GREENLEAF 3,582 33.74%
NPP - HEATHER RHODES 3,072 28.93%
WRITE-IN 47 0.44%
Total 10,617 100.00%


Soquel Union Elementary School District Vote for 3
24/24 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - LYNETTE HAMBY 5,521 29.94%
NPP - JUDY MC GOODEN 4,937 26.78%
NPP - TORY TUPPER DELFAVERO 4,934 26.76%
NPP - ANTOINETTE JARDINE 2,955 16.03%
WRITE-IN 91 0.49%
Total 18,438 100.00%


County Supervisor 5th District
79/79 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - BRUCE MCPHERSON 11,823 50.33%
NPP - ERIC HAMMER 11,578 49.29%
WRITE-IN 90 0.38%
Total 23,491 100.00%


Capitola City Council Vote For 2
6/6 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - EDWARD A. BOTTORFF 2,030 35.56%
NPP - DENNIS R. NORTON 1,910 33.46%
NPP - JACQUES BERTRAND 1,748 30.62%
WRITE-IN 21 0.37%
Total 5,709 100.00%


Capitola City Treasurer
6/6 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - ''KYM'' DEWITT 2,828 98.54%
WRITE-IN 42 1.46%
Total 2,870 100.00%


Santa Cruz City Council Vote For 4
36/36 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - DON LANE 14,334 19.19%
NPP - CYNTHIA MATHEWS 12,725 17.04%
NPP - PAMELA COMSTOCK 11,649 15.60%
NPP - MICAH POSNER 11,515 15.42%
NPP - RICHELLE NOROYAN 8,504 11.39%
NPP - JAKE FUSARI 6,308 8.45%
NPP - CECE PINHEIRO 6,027 8.07%
NPP - STEVE PLEICH 3,373 4.52%
WRITE-IN 251 0.34%
Total 74,686 100.00%


Watsonville City Council District 1
3/3 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - FELIPE HERNANDEZ 690 94.01%
WRITE-IN 44 5.99%
Total 734 100.00%


Watsonville City Council District 2
2/2 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - KARINA CERVANTEZ 815 93.25%
WRITE-IN 59 6.75%
Total 874 100.00%


Watsonville City Council District 6
3/3 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - TRINA COFFMAN-GOMEZ 1,172 91.49%
WRITE-IN 109 8.51%
Total 1,281 100.00%


Watsonville City Council District 3 (Short Term)
3/3 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - LOWELL HURST 1,216 95.67%
WRITE-IN 55 4.33%
Total 1,271 100.00%


Aptos/La Selva Fire Protection District Vote For 3
16/16 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - MIKE WEATHERFORD 7,411 30.43%
NPP - ROBERT ''BOB'' SPISAK 7,239 29.72%
NPP - ANDREW JOHNSTON 6,755 27.74%
NPP - RICH MCINNIS 2,895 11.89%
WRITE-IN 55 0.23%
Total 24,355 100.00%


Branciforte Fire Protection District Vote For 3
8/8 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - RYAN TORCHIO 577 36.75%
NPP - BENJAMIN F. CAHILL 380 24.20%
NPP - ROBERT L. ECHOLS 341 21.72%
NPP - NEAL AUSTIN 163 10.38%
NPP - ANTOINETTE JARDINE 105 6.69%
WRITE-IN 4 0.25%
Total 1,570 100.00%


Scotts Valley Fire Protection District Vote For 3
28/28 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - JANE ARMSTRONG 4,942 28.13%
NPP - ARTHUR SMITH 4,296 24.45%
NPP - ALAN L. SMITH 4,228 24.06%
NPP - LISA ANN BUSTICHI 4,079 23.22%
WRITE-IN 25 0.14%
Total 17,570 100.00%


Lompico County Water District Vote For 3
2/2 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - BILL SMALLMAN 330 22.36%
NPP - RICHARD HARRINGTON 317 21.48%
NPP - LOIS HENRY 310 21.00%
NPP - GAIL A. JONES 187 12.67%
NPP - DUANE R. DAVIS 184 12.47%
NPP - CHERYL TRAPP 145 9.82%
WRITE-IN 3 0.20%
Total 1,476 100.00%


San Lorenzo Valley Water District Vote For 2
42/42 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - MARGARET BRUCE 5,843 40.11%
NPP - RANDALL C. BROWN 3,491 23.97%
NPP - STEPHEN SWAN 3,304 22.68%
NPP - CRAIG AUSTIN 1,874 12.86%
WRITE-IN 55 0.38%
Total 14,567 100.00%


Boulder Creek Recreation and Park Vote For 3
9/9 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - TESS E. FITZGERALD 2,369 26.70%
NPP - BRIAN VALDIVIA 2,166 24.41%
NPP - KIMBERLY MAIN 2,153 24.26%
NPP - MICHAEL WATSON 1,164 13.12%
NPP - RICHARD CHATOFF 991 11.17%
WRITE-IN 31 0.35%
Total 8,874 100.00%


30 - Temporary Taxes to Fund Education
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 79,491 73.47%
No 28,709 26.53%
Total 108,200 100.00%


31 - State Budget. State and Local Government
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
No 65,057 66.30%
Yes 33,064 33.70%
Total 98,121 100.00%


32 - Prohibits Political Contributions
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
No 71,627 68.02%
Yes 33,675 31.98%
Total 105,302 100.00%


33 Auto Insurance
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
No 69,570 67.40%
Yes 33,654 32.60%
Total 103,224 100.00%


34 - Death Penalty Repeal
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 67,209 63.42%
No 38,772 36.58%
Total 105,981 100.00%


35 - Human Trafficking
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 82,502 78.75%
No 22,266 21.25%
Total 104,768 100.00%


36 - Three Strikes Law.
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 86,087 81.29%
No 19,812 18.71%
Total 105,899 100.00%


37 - Genetically Engineered Foods
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 71,441 66.30%
No 36,319 33.70%
Total 107,760 100.00%


38 -Tax for Education and Early Childhood Programs
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
No 71,327 68.43%
Yes 32,902 31.57%
Total 104,229 100.00%


39 - Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 76,566 74.32%
No 26,460 25.68%
Total 103,026 100.00%


40 - Redistricting. State Senate Districts
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 75,223 77.16%
No 22,271 22.84%
Total 97,494 100.00%


L - Pajaro Valley Unified School-Bond Measure
63/63 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
BONDS YES 20,521 68.20%
BONDS NO 9,569 31.80%
Total 30,090 100.00%


M -Pacific Elementary School District-Bond
1/1 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
BONDS YES 267 77.17%
BONDS NO 79 22.83%
Total 346 100.00%


N - Santa Cruz County Transient Occupancy
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 74,951 72.89%
No 27,879 27.11%
Total 102,830 100.00%


O - City of Capitola Sales Tax
6/6 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 2,118 50.97%
No 2,037 49.03%
Total 4,155 100.00%


P - City of Santa Cruz Desalination-Projects
36/36 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 17,474 71.84%
No 6,851 28.16%
Total 24,325 100.00%


Q - City of Santa Cruz Transient Occupancy
36/36 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 20,543 82.44%
No 4,376 17.56%
Total 24,919 100.00%


R - City of Watsonville-Mobile Home Parks
22/22 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 5,338 55.75%
No 4,237 44.25%
Total 9,575 100.00%