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November 2, 2004 Election

County Results as of Dec 6 2:08pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (658/658)
72.7% Countywide Voter Turnout (214,747/295,106)

Statewide Results as of Dec 6 4:02pm, 100% of Precincts Reporting (24035/24035)
75.9% Statewide Voter Turnout (12,572,735/16,557,273)

President | US Senate | US House | State Senate | State Assembly | School | City | Special District | State Propositions | Local Measures
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Polling Location on November 2, 7am - 8pm
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Arvin Veterans Building-Board B
A and 4th Streets
Arvin, CA 93203-1002
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Precinct 190
Ballot Type 26
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  • President

    President of the United StatesClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • John F. Kerry/John Edwards, Democratic
      6,737,355 votes 54.4%
    • George W. Bush/Dick Cheney, Republican
      5,501,496 votes 44.4%
    • Michael Badnarik/Richard Campagna, Libertarian
      50,101 votes .5%
    • David Cobb/Pat LaMarche, Green
      40,598 votes .3%
    • Leonard Peltier/Janice Jordan, Peace and Freedom
      27,548 votes .2%
    • Michael Anthony Peroutka/Chuck Baldwin, American Independent
      26,580 votes .2%
    • John Parker (Write-in)
    • John Joseph Kennedy (Write-in)
    • Anthony Jabin (Write-in)
    • Ralph Nader (Write-in)
    • James Alexander-Pace (Write-in)

    US Senate

    United States SenatorClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    US House

    United States Representative; District 20Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Jim Costa, Democratic
      61,005 votes 53.5%
    • Roy Ashburn, Republican
      53,231 votes 46.5%

    State Assembly

    Member of the State Assembly; District 30Click here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Nicole M. Parra, Democratic
      42,953 votes 55.1%
    • Dean Gardner, Republican
      35,084 votes 44.9%


    Board Member; Kern High School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Chad Vegas
      63454 votes 26.40%
    • Bob J. Hampton
      58620 votes 24.39%
    • J. Bryan Batey
      54512 votes 22.68%
    • Gary Green
      36904 votes 15.35%
    • Sharon Lindsey
      26424 votes 10.99%

    Board Member, 4 Year; Arvin Union School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Bill Stoner
      883 votes 28.47%
    • Tim Owens
      804 votes 25.93%
    • Susana S. Salazar
      777 votes 25.06%
    • Nellie Dominguez
      631 votes 20.35%

    Board Member; Arvin Union School DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Fausto Sanchez
      1177 votes 63.35%
    • Virgie Brewer Witte
      678 votes 36.49%


    Mayor; City of ArvinClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Tim Tarver
      1262 votes 66.21%
    • Juan Manuel Olivares
      639 votes 33.53%

    Council Member; City of ArvinClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites

    • Joet Stoner
      1003 votes 53.29%
    • Carmen H. Acevedo
      641 votes 34.06%
    • Victor Garcia
      234 votes 12.43%

    Special District

    Director; Arvin Community Services DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (2 Elected)

    • Charlene Tarver
      799 votes 25.53%
    • Roy M. Rosales
      780 votes 24.92%
    • Robert Paul Rodriguez
      461 votes 14.73%
    • Terry Freeman
      452 votes 14.44%
    • Jess G. Ortiz
      331 votes 10.58%
    • Millard Kenneth Hallum
      304 votes 9.71%

    Director; Bear Mountain Recreation and Park DistrictClick here for more info on this contest including known links to other sites (3 Elected)

    • Miguel Sanchez
      2130 votes 29.05%
    • Flor Sanchez
      1917 votes 26.15%
    • Olan R. Armstrong
      1733 votes 23.64%
    • Hugo Tamayo
      1529 votes 20.85%

    State Propositions

    Proposition 1A Protection of Local Government Revenues
    9,398,045 / 83.6% Yes votes ...... 1,837,430 / 16.4% No votes
    Should local property tax and sales tax revenues remain with local government thereby safeguarding funding for public safety, health, libraries, parks, and other local services? Provisions can only be suspended if the Governor declares a fiscal necessity and two-thirds of the Legislature concur.

    Proposition 59 Public Records, Open Meetings
    9,322,156 / 83.3% Yes votes ...... 1,867,161 / 16.7% No votes
    Shall the Constitution be amended to include public's right of access to meetings of government bodies and writings of government officials while preserving specified constitutional rights and retaining existing exclusions for certain meetings and records?

    Proposition 60 Election Rights of Political Parties
    7,217,315 / 67.5% Yes votes ...... 3,473,838 / 32.5% No votes
    Shall the general election ballot be required to include candidate receiving most votes among candidates of same party for partisan office in primary election?

    Proposition 60A Surplus Property
    7,765,107 / 73.2% Yes votes ...... 2,839,572 / 26.8% No votes
    Shall the sale proceeds of most surplus state property pay off specified bonds?

    Proposition 61 Children's Hospital Projects. Grant Program
    6,620,176 / 58.3% Yes votes ...... 4,743,459 / 41.7% No votes
    Shall $750 million general obligation bonds be authorized for grants to eligible children's hospitals for construction, expansion, remodeling, renovation, furnishing and equipping children's hospitals?

    Proposition 62 Elections. Primaries
    5,111,627 / 46.2% Yes votes ...... 5,960,889 / 53.8% No votes
    Should primary elections be structured so that voters may vote for any state or federal candidate regardless of party registration of voter or candidate? The two primary-election candidates receiving most votes for an office, whether they are candidates with "no party" or members of same or different party, would be listed on general election ballot. Exempts presidential nominations.

    Proposition 63 Mental Health Services Expansion, Funding. Tax on Personal Incomes above $1 Million
    6,183,119 / 53.7% Yes votes ...... 5,330,052 / 46.3% No votes
    Should a 1% tax on taxable personal income above $1 million to fund expanded health services for mentally ill children, adults, seniors be established?

    Proposition 64 Limit on Private Enforcement of Unfair Business Competition Laws
    6,562,861 / 58.9% Yes votes ...... 4,572,383 / 41.1% No votes
    Should individual or class action "unfair business" lawsuits be allowed only if actual loss suffered? Only government officials may enforce these laws on public's behalf.

    Proposition 65 Local Government Funds, Revenues. State Mandates
    3,895,621 / 37.6% Yes votes ...... 6,461,927 / 62.4% No votes
    Should reduction of local fee/tax revenues require voter approval? Permits suspension of state mandate if no state reimbursement to local government within 180 days after obligation determined.

    Proposition 66 Limitations on "Three Strikes" Law. Sex Crimes. Punishment
    5,596,077 / 47.3% Yes votes ...... 6,230,122 / 52.7% No votes
    Should the "Three Strikes" law be limited to violent and/or serious felonies? Permits limited re-sentencing under new definitions. Increases punishment for specified sex crimes against children.

    Proposition 67 Emergency Medical Services. Funding. Telephone Surcharge
    3,238,537 / 28.4% Yes votes ...... 8,154,515 / 71.6% No votes
    Should the telephone surcharge be increased and other funds for emergency room physicians, hospital emergency rooms, community clinics, emergency personnel training/equipment, and 911 telephone system be allocated?

    Proposition 68 Non-Tribal Commercial Gambling Expansion. Tribal Gaming Compact Amendments. Revenues, Tax Exemptions
    1,894,183 / 16.2% Yes votes ...... 9,788,161 / 83.8% No votes
    Should tribal compact amendments be authorized? Unless tribes accept, should casino gaming be authorized for sixteen non-tribal establishments? Percentage of gaming revenues fund government services.

    Proposition 69 DNA Samples. Collection. Database. Funding
    7,183,917 / 62.0% Yes votes ...... 4,395,343 / 38.0% No votes
    Should collection of DNA samples from all felons, and from others arrested for or charged with specified crimes be required with submission to state DNA database? Provides for funding.

    Proposition 70 Tribal Gaming Compacts. Exclusive Gaming Rights. Contributions to State
    2,759,558 / 23.7% Yes votes ...... 8,868,324 / 76.3% No votes
    Upon tribe's request, should the Governor be required to execute a 99-year compact? Tribes contribute percentage of net gaming income to state funds, in exchange for expanded, exclusive tribal casino gaming.

    Proposition 71 Stem Cell Research. Funding. Bonds
    7,009,814 / 59.1% Yes votes ...... 4,859,401 / 40.9% No votes
    Should the "California Institute for Regenerative Medicine" be established to regulate and fund stem cell research with the constitutional right to conduct such research and with an oversight committee? Prohibits funding of human reproductive cloning research.

    Proposition 72 Health Care Coverage Requirements
    5,681,863 / 49.1% Yes votes ...... 5,881,886 / 50.9% No votes
    Should legislation requiring health care coverage for employees, as specified, working for large and medium employers be approved?

    Local Measures

    Measure N Issuance of $219 million in Bonds for School Improvement and Construction -- Kern High School District (School Bond - 55% Approval Required)
    97540 / 66.68% Yes votes ...... 48739 / 33.32% No votes
    To relieve student overcrowding by building and acquiring new high schools and classrooms, renovating and repairing every high school in the District, and becoming eligible for State matching funds, shall Kern High School District issue $219 million of bonds at the lowest possible interest rates provided spending is annually reviewed and audited by an Independent Citizens' Oversight Committee, no money is used for administrative salaries and no money is transferred to the State of California?

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