Sun. Sep 20th, 2020

BY DONNA WESTFALL

The biggest surprise is that less than 42% of the registered voters got out and voted in Del Norte County. While walking and driving around town it certainly appeared that people were getting out to vote.

RESULTS:

Locally, our new DA will be Dale Trigg.

There will be a run-off in November for Sheriff/Coroner between Dean Wilson and Erik Apperson; and for Judge between Chris Doehle and Darren McElfresh.

Measure A; State of Jefferson defeated.

Statewide: As of 3:08 this morning, Ballot Measures 41 Veterans Housing and Homeless Bond Act 2014, and 42 Public Records. Open Meetings. Reimbursement both look to have passed with over 60% of the vote. Counties have 28 days to count all absentee/mail in ballots and provisional ballots AND:

Governor:  Jerry Brown clearly leading the pack

Lt. Gov:     Gavin Newson with 49.9% of the vote may be in a run-off against Ron Nehring

Secretary of State:     Alex Padilla in a run-off against Pete Peterson

Controller:  The closest race by far.  Ashley Swearengin leading with less than 25% of the vote. Followed by 3 others with less than 22% of the vote. Qualifies by the Secretary of State as a “close contest.”  There is less than a 2% difference between the  2nd and 3rd place candidates.

Treasurer:     John Chiang in the lead

Attorney General:    Kamala Harris clearly in the lead

Insurance Commissioner:  Dave Jones

Superintendent of Public Education:  Tom Torlakson with less than 49% of the vote

State Assembly District 2:  Jim Wood in a run-off against Matt Heath

Board of Equalization:  Fiona Ma with 68.5%

U S House of Representatives District 2:  Jared Huffman

 

 

 

 

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