Last Updated: December 4, 2012 4:16 PM
Registration & Turnout
158,641 Voters
  Vote Count Percent
Vote By Mail / Absentee Reporting Turnout 64,372 40.58%
Precinct Reporting Turnout 56,951 35.90%
Total 121,323 76.48%


President and Vice President-General
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - BARACK OBAMA 90,805 75.43%
REP - MITT ROMNEY 24,047 19.98%
LIB - GARY JOHNSON 1,971 1.64%
GRE - JILL STEIN 1,857 1.54%
WRITE-IN 752 0.62%
PAF - ROSEANNE BARR 675 0.56%
AIP - THOMAS HOEFLING 278 0.23%
Total 120,385 100.00%


United States Senator
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - DIANNE FEINSTEIN 91,109 78.16%
REP - ELIZABETH EMKEN 25,463 21.84%
Total 116,572 100.00%


U. S. Congress 18th District
98/98 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - ANNA G. ESHOO 19,146 71.83%
REP - DAVE CHAPMAN 7,509 28.17%
Total 26,655 100.00%


U. S. Congress 20th District
155/155 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - SAM FARR 72,772 81.64%
REP - JEFF TAYLOR 16,363 18.36%
Total 89,135 100.00%


State Senator 17th
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - BILL MONNING 87,305 77.20%
REP - LARRY BEAMAN 25,787 22.80%
Total 113,092 100.00%


State Assembly 29th District
222/222 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - MARK STONE 72,924 74.83%
REP - TOM WALSH 24,529 25.17%
Total 97,453 100.00%


State Assembly 30th District
31/31 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
DEM - LUIS ALEJO 11,156 75.99%
REP - ROB BERNOSKY 3,524 24.01%
Total 14,680 100.00%


County Board of Education - Trustee Area 3
42/42 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - SANDRA NICHOLS 11,448 79.51%
NPP - JAMES SPANO 2,787 19.36%
WRITE-IN 164 1.14%
Total 14,399 100.00%


Pajaro Valley Unified School District TA 3
4/4 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - ELSA NUNEZ 232 50.33%
NPP - KAREN S. OSMUNDSON 214 46.42%
WRITE-IN 15 3.25%
Total 461 100.00%


Pajaro Valley Unified School District TA 6
9/9 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - MARIA R. OROZCO 2,183 55.99%
NPP - ANTONIO RIVAS 1,665 42.70%
WRITE-IN 51 1.31%
Total 3,899 100.00%


Los Gatos-Saratoga Joint Union High Vote for 2
6/6 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - LORRIE WERNICK 1,505 43.33%
NPP - ROSEMARY ROSSI 1,107 31.87%
NPP - KATHERINE TSENG 845 24.33%
WRITE-IN 16 0.46%
Total 3,473 100.00%


Santa Cruz City High School TA1 (Inside City)
102/102 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - SHEILA COONERTY 29,345 66.00%
NPP - GEORGE WILLIAM BETTINGER 14,782 33.25%
WRITE-IN 336 0.76%
Total 44,463 100.00%


Santa Cruz City School TA2 (Outside) Vote for 2
102/102 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - PATTY THREET 21,801 37.16%
NPP - CLAUDIA VESTAL 20,388 34.75%
NPP - RAFAEL GRANADOS 16,094 27.43%
WRITE-IN 391 0.67%
Total 58,674 100.00%


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 4,227 36.80%
NPP - PHYLLIS T. GREENLEAF 3,889 33.86%
NPP - HEATHER RHODES 3,318 28.89%
WRITE-IN 52 0.45%
Total 11,486 100.00%


Soquel Union Elementary School District Vote for 3
24/24 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - LYNETTE HAMBY 6,060 29.99%
NPP - TORY TUPPER DELFAVERO 5,437 26.91%
NPP - JUDY MC GOODEN 5,364 26.55%
NPP - ANTOINETTE JARDINE 3,248 16.08%
WRITE-IN 96 0.48%
Total 20,205 100.00%


County Supervisor 5th District
79/79 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - BRUCE MCPHERSON 12,258 50.10%
NPP - ERIC HAMMER 12,113 49.51%
WRITE-IN 94 0.38%
Total 24,465 100.00%


Capitola City Council Vote For 2
6/6 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - EDWARD A. BOTTORFF 2,240 35.70%
NPP - DENNIS R. NORTON 2,096 33.40%
NPP - JACQUES BERTRAND 1,910 30.44%
WRITE-IN 29 0.46%
Total 6,275 100.00%


Capitola City Treasurer
6/6 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - ''KYM'' DEWITT 3,134 98.49%
WRITE-IN 48 1.51%
Total 3,182 100.00%


Santa Cruz City Council Vote For 4
36/36 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - DON LANE 15,477 19.20%
NPP - CYNTHIA MATHEWS 13,636 16.91%
NPP - MICAH POSNER 12,593 15.62%
NPP - PAMELA COMSTOCK 12,480 15.48%
NPP - RICHELLE NOROYAN 8,971 11.13%
NPP - JAKE FUSARI 6,865 8.51%
NPP - CECE PINHEIRO 6,581 8.16%
NPP - STEVE PLEICH 3,732 4.63%
WRITE-IN 294 0.36%
Total 80,629 100.00%


Watsonville City Council District 1
3/3 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - FELIPE HERNANDEZ 737 94.01%
WRITE-IN 47 5.99%
Total 784 100.00%


Watsonville City Council District 2
2/2 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - KARINA CERVANTEZ 865 93.51%
WRITE-IN 60 6.49%
Total 925 100.00%


Watsonville City Council District 6
3/3 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - TRINA COFFMAN-GOMEZ 1,216 91.36%
WRITE-IN 115 8.64%
Total 1,331 100.00%


Watsonville City Council District 3 (Short Term)
3/3 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - LOWELL HURST 1,310 95.76%
WRITE-IN 58 4.24%
Total 1,368 100.00%


Aptos/La Selva Fire Protection District Vote For 3
16/16 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - MIKE WEATHERFORD 7,736 30.37%
NPP - ROBERT ''BOB'' SPISAK 7,563 29.69%
NPP - ANDREW JOHNSTON 7,050 27.68%
NPP - RICH MCINNIS 3,061 12.02%
WRITE-IN 60 0.24%
Total 25,470 100.00%


Branciforte Fire Protection District Vote For 3
8/8 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - RYAN TORCHIO 722 36.78%
NPP - BENJAMIN F. CAHILL 478 24.35%
NPP - ROBERT L. ECHOLS 423 21.55%
NPP - NEAL AUSTIN 196 9.98%
NPP - ANTOINETTE JARDINE 138 7.03%
WRITE-IN 6 0.31%
Total 1,963 100.00%


Scotts Valley Fire Protection District Vote For 3
28/28 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - JANE ARMSTRONG 5,214 28.12%
NPP - ARTHUR SMITH 4,525 24.40%
NPP - ALAN L. SMITH 4,456 24.03%
NPP - LISA ANN BUSTICHI 4,323 23.31%
WRITE-IN 27 0.15%
Total 18,545 100.00%


Lompico County Water District Vote For 3
2/2 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - BILL SMALLMAN 344 22.50%
NPP - RICHARD HARRINGTON 326 21.32%
NPP - LOIS HENRY 321 20.99%
NPP - GAIL A. JONES 194 12.69%
NPP - DUANE R. DAVIS 191 12.49%
NPP - CHERYL TRAPP 150 9.81%
WRITE-IN 3 0.20%
Total 1,529 100.00%


San Lorenzo Valley Water District Vote For 2
42/42 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - MARGARET BRUCE 6,014 39.97%
NPP - RANDALL C. BROWN 3,624 24.08%
NPP - STEPHEN SWAN 3,426 22.77%
NPP - CRAIG AUSTIN 1,924 12.79%
WRITE-IN 60 0.40%
Total 15,048 100.00%


Boulder Creek Recreation and Park Vote For 3
9/9 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
NPP - TESS E. FITZGERALD 2,436 26.55%
NPP - KIMBERLY MAIN 2,250 24.52%
NPP - BRIAN VALDIVIA 2,215 24.14%
NPP - MICHAEL WATSON 1,218 13.28%
NPP - RICHARD CHATOFF 1,024 11.16%
WRITE-IN 32 0.35%
Total 9,175 100.00%


30 - Temporary Taxes to Fund Education
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 86,781 73.84%
No 30,752 26.16%
Total 117,533 100.00%


31 - State Budget. State and Local Government
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
No 69,996 65.99%
Yes 36,082 34.01%
Total 106,078 100.00%


32 - Prohibits Political Contributions
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
No 77,491 67.93%
Yes 36,585 32.07%
Total 114,076 100.00%


33 Auto Insurance
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
No 75,324 67.33%
Yes 36,541 32.67%
Total 111,865 100.00%


34 - Death Penalty Repeal
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 72,956 63.44%
No 42,040 36.56%
Total 114,996 100.00%


35 - Human Trafficking
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 89,556 78.77%
No 24,135 21.23%
Total 113,691 100.00%


36 - Three Strikes Law.
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 93,599 81.47%
No 21,295 18.53%
Total 114,894 100.00%


37 - Genetically Engineered Foods
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 78,477 67.01%
No 38,636 32.99%
Total 117,113 100.00%


38 -Tax for Education and Early Childhood Programs
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
No 76,366 67.57%
Yes 36,658 32.43%
Total 113,024 100.00%


39 - Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 83,211 74.55%
No 28,408 25.45%
Total 111,619 100.00%


40 - Redistricting. State Senate Districts
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 80,842 76.75%
No 24,495 23.25%
Total 105,337 100.00%


L - Pajaro Valley Unified School-Bond Measure
63/63 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
BONDS YES 22,171 68.94%
BONDS NO 9,990 31.06%
Total 32,161 100.00%


M -Pacific Elementary School District-Bond
1/1 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
BONDS YES 292 78.07%
BONDS NO 82 21.93%
Total 374 100.00%


N - Santa Cruz County Transient Occupancy
253/253 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 80,990 72.77%
No 30,303 27.23%
Total 111,293 100.00%


O - City of Capitola Sales Tax
6/6 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 2,343 50.75%
No 2,274 49.25%
Total 4,617 100.00%


P - City of Santa Cruz Desalination-Projects
36/36 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 19,124 72.13%
No 7,389 27.87%
Total 26,513 100.00%


Q - City of Santa Cruz Transient Occupancy
36/36 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 22,399 82.23%
No 4,840 17.77%
Total 27,239 100.00%


R - City of Watsonville-Mobile Home Parks
22/22 100.00%
  Vote Count Percent
Yes 5,715 55.45%
No 4,591 44.55%
Total 10,306 100.00%