Nov 112010
 

City of Bakersfield

Ward 1 – Rudy Salas 1954 votes 43.54%

  • Occupation: District Director
  • Residential Director / Advisor, Cal State Bakersfield (CSUB)
  • Financial Assistant, The White House
  • University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Community Leader Award, The BC Center for Kern Political Education

Priorities:

  • Safe Neighborhoods
  • Community & Economic Development
  • Action, Accountability and Results

Ward 3 – Ken Weir 9645 votes 95.42%

  • Occupation: accounting, tax, outsourced controller and management consulting

Ward 4 – David Couch 12468 votes 82.88%

  • Occupation: Financial Advisor/Councilmember

Ward 7 – Russell Johnson 4107 votes 58.15%

  • Occupation: public affairs and community relations

County of Kern

Supervisor, 2nd District – Not final – difference of 330 votes

Zack Scrivner - 16371 votes 50.21 %

Steve Perez – 16041 votes 49.20%

State of California & Federal Congressional Seats

30th Assembly District

DEMOCRAT

>Fran Florez – 22,248 votes 39.2%

REPUBLICAN

>David Valadao – 34,375 votes 60.8%

16th Senate District

DEMOCRAT

>Michael Rubio - 60,364 votes 60%

REPUBLICAN

>Timothy Thiesen - 40,288 votes 40%

32nd Assembly District

DEMOCRAT

>Holly Spohn-Gross (dropped out) - 35,365 votes 27.6%

REPUBLICAN

>Shannon Grove - 92,635 votes 72.4%

18th Senate District

DEMOCRAT

>Carter Pope - 66,895 votes 30.8%

REPUBLICAN

>Jean Fuller - 149,730 69.2%

34th Assembly District

DEMOCRAT

Esmeralda Castro - 23,848 votes 30.3%

REPUBLICAN

Connie Conway - 54,737 votes 69.7%

* first woman elected minority leader since 1981

20th Congressional District – Close Contest – not final

DEMOCRAT

'> Jim Costa - 39,829 votes 50.9%

REPUBLICAN

>James "Andy" Vidak - 38,511 votes 49.1%

37th Assembly District

DEMOCRAT

Ferial Masry - 61,042 votes 41.3%

REPUBLICAN

Jeff Gorell - 86,411 votes 58.7%

22nd Congressional District

REPUBLICAN

'> Kevin McCarthy - 165,060 votes 100%

State Assembly breakdown

52 Democrats & 28 Republicans

2 votes away from having 2/3rds majority

Republicans lost 1 seat in this election AD 5 which    belonged to Roger Niello in a very close race between:

Richard Pan (Dem) – 64,593 votes 48.7% and Andy Pungno (Rep) 61,748 votes 46.6%

State Senate Breakdown

25 Democrats & 15 Republicans

One seat is vacant – SD 28

State Senator Jenny Oropeza passed away in October. The 53-year-old Redondo Beach Democrat represented Long Beach and the South Bay. Even though she had passed away she was re-elected and received 57.9% of the vote.

State of California Propositions:

Proposition Title Yes
Votes
% No
Votes
%
No 19 Legalize Marijuana in CA, Regulate and Tax 4,120,634 46.0% 4,822,119 54.0%
Yes 20 Redistricting of Congressional Districts 5,177,002 61.5% 3,253,872 38.5%
No 21 State Park Funding. Vehicle License Surcharge. 3,716,907 42.2% 5,080,845 57.8%
Yes 22 Prohibit State From Taking Some Local Funds 5,159,114 60.8% 3,338,162 39.2%
No 23 Suspend Air Pollution Control Law (AB 32) 3,366,163 38.6% 5,348,126 61.4%
No 24 Repeal Allowance of Lower Business Tax Liability 3,519,982 41.5% 4,943,571 58.5%
Yes 25 Simple Majority Vote to Pass Budget 4,698,601 54.8% 3,883,915 45.2%
Yes 26 2/3 Vote for Some State/Local Fees 4,437,704 52.6% 4,004,576 47.4%
No 27 Eliminate State Redistricting Commission 3,342,710 40.3% 4,935,355 59.7%