Government / Politics

Election 2020: Initial Results

There are approximately 3,974 ballots left to be counted.

Last updated Nov. 6 at 5:20 p.m. 

The San Benito County Elections Office began counting ballots for the Nov. 3 general election when polling stations closed at 8 p.m.

This election saw 64% voter turnout, according to the elections office, and there are approximately 3,974 ballots left to be counted.

The following initial results of the Nov. 3 general election are from the San Benito County Registrar of Voters. More detailed information can be found here: http://sbcvote.us/registrar-of-voters/election-results-november-2020-general/

Results in state and congressional races are from the California Secretary of State’s Office and can be found here: https://electionresults.sos.ca.gov/

Congressional / State

U.S. District 20

Jeff Gorman: 55,443 votes

Jimmy Panetta: 196,155 votes

State Assembly District 30

Gregory Swett: 38,051 votes

Robert Rivas: 91,726 votes

Local

San Benito County Supervisor District 2

Wayne Norton: 2,406 votes

Kollin Kosmicki: 2,509 votes

San Benito County Supervisor District 4 (short term)

Bob Tiffany: 2,162 votes

Robert Gibson: 987 votes

Keith Snow: 208 votes

Mike Mansmith: 1,793 votes

Dan Valcazar: 534 votes

Hollister Mayor

Sal Mora: 5,964 votes

Ignacio Velazquez: 8,296 votes

Hollister City Council District 1

Rick Perez: 2,246 votes

Jose Fernandez: 1,158 votes

Hollister City Council District 4

Tim Burns: 1,998 votes

Julio Rodriguez: 1,763 votes

San Juan Bautista City Council (vote for two)

Jackie Morris-Lopez: 409 votes

Nicole M. Franco: 189 votes

Scott Freels: 468 votes

John Freeman: 422 votes

San Juan Bautista City Clerk (write-in)

Shawna Freels: 28 votes

San Benito County Office of Education District 1

Elizabeth Zepeda Gonzalez: 2,527 votes

Shawn P. Herrera: 857 votes

Mary Anne Filice: 1,963 votes

Hollister School District Trustee Area 2

Leonard JT Espinoza: 743 votes

Elizabeth Martinez: 2,080 votes

Hollister School District Trustee Area 4

Rob Bernosky: 1540 votes

Lisa Marks: 2,032 votes

San Benito County Health Care District Zone 1

Jeri Hernandez: 2,808 votes

Susan Postigo: 2,075 votes

San Benito County Health Care District Zone 5

Alberto Arevalo: 1,243 votes

Elizabeth Arrizon: 895 votes

Rick Shelton: 1,454 votes

Sunnyslope County Water District

Jerry Buzzetta: 6,050 votes

Andres Builes: 2,360 votes

Jim Parker: 3,515 votes

Ballot Measures

Measure N—Strada Verde initiative

Yes: 10,028 votes

No: 14,674 votes

Measure O—Aromas-San Juan Unified School District bond

Yes: 1,707 votes

No: 1,137 votes

 

BenitoLink Staff