November 19, 2010

Registrar Certifies November Election Results; Cassidy the Official Winner

The Alameda County Registrar of Voters announced today the official final results of the November 2, 2010, election. The official results were released 11 days ahead of the November 30 deadline to certify the election results.

San Leandro Mayor-elect Stephen Cassidy defeated incumbent Tony Santos by 232 votes in San Leandro's first ranked choice voting election. Santos had 62 more first-place votes than Cassidy (7,956 to 7,894), but Cassidy took the lead when Sara Mestas' second-place votes were distributed to Cassidy, Santos, and Joyce Starosciak.

In the District 1 City Council race, the final result was Michael Gregory with 12,973 votes (65.05%) and David Anderson with 6,701 votes (33.6%). Write-in candidate Carol Libbrecht received 120 votes (0.6%).

Incumbent Diana Souza was unopposed for the District 3 City Council seat.

In District 5, Pauline Cutter received 10,719 votes (53.21%) to defeat Corina Lopez, who received 9,215 votes (45.74%).

The 0.25% sales tax increase, Measure Z, passed with 12,630 votes (61.11%) and the $50.1 million school bond, Measure M, passed with 10,638 votes (63.08%).

In San Leandro School Board races, Lance James received 8,244 votes (57.14%) to defeat Victoria Wang, who received 6,056 votes (41.97%) and incumbent Mike Katz [Note: the author] had 8,432 votes (58.05%) over Latrina Dumas' 5,963 votes (41.05%).

The complete election results for Alameda County can be found at http://www.acgov.org/rov/current.htm.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at November 19, 2010 9:41 PM | TrackBack
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