Primary Election

Early Primary Election results, as of 11 p.m. Tuesday

By: Carol Feineman, Editor
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UPDATED 11:36 P.M. June 5

Although final results of Tuesday’s Statewide Direct Primary Election might not be known for a few weeks, Placer County semi-official election summary report Number 3 at about 11 p.m. Tuesday showed more voters so far supporting Sierra College’s Measure E.

As of the third report Tuesday night, Measure E received 21,055 or 56.41 percent yes votes and 16,271 or 43.59 percent no votes in vote by mail ballots, That's from 109 of 295 precincts reporting so far. 

Sierra Community College District’s Measure E, the district’s first bond measure since 1957, asks residents to support $350,000,000 in bonds to repair/replace/retrofit infrastructure at the college.

Placer County Supervisor Robert M. Weygandt, who represents Lincoln, ran unopposed and received 6,335 votes or 99.62 percent by the second report. Write-in votes numbered 24 or 0.38 percent. Fifteen of 79 precincts, or 25.4 percent, had reported.

In the District 1 Placer County supervisor race between incumbent Jack Duran and Roseville Vice-Mayor Bonnie Gore, Duran received 2,635 votes or 36.58 percent and Gore received 4,567 or 63.40 percent votes. Seven of 55 precincts had reported by 10 p.m. Tuesday.

The Placer County Superior Court Office 2 has three candidates. Todd D. Irby received 20,145 votes or 60.07 percentRebecca L. Chenoweth received 10,685 votes or 31.86 percent and Kulvinder Singh received 2,672 votes or 7.97 percent. Results were from 118 of 312 precincts or 37.8 percent.

Election results might not be finalized for a few weeks, according to Placer County Clerk-Recorder-Registrar of Voters Ryan Ronco. Counting votes collected from the polling places and the vote-by-mail ballots can take 30 days by state law and includes conducting state-mandated audits, verifying that every signature on every ballot cast matches the voters’ signatures on record, and roster reconciliation.

Mail-in and early voting ballots received account for about 25 percent of the total 224,335 registered The initial counts at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday were of vote by mail ballots, according to the Placer County Elections Office.


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The Lincoln News Messenger will update this story.