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Voter Turnout Low in Primary
The ballots are still be counted and it will be weeks before they are certified but unofficial results from yesterday’s Statewide Direct Primary Election were released shortly after the polls closed at 8pm Tuesday evening.
Incumbent Dem governor Jerry Brown easy led the pack of candidates with over 40% of the vote in many counties. NEEL KASHKARI and Tim Donnelly the closest runners up for the November election. Ted Gaines appears to have easily taken the lead for Insurance Commissioner.
Doug LaMalfa had over 50 percent of the vote in Placer County for District 1 US Representative. In the 4th District Tom McClintock was way out in front of runner up Art Moore.
In the Placer County Supervisor District 2 race. Incumbent Robert Weygandt won with more than 73% of the vote over his challenger Regy Bronner.
In Nevada County Hank Weston Kept his Supervisor seat in District for with 62% of the vote. District Attorney Cliff Newell beat out his Challenger David Alkire by a healthy margin. And Dwayne Strawser will continue to serve of the Nevada City, City Council.
Voter turnout was low at around 20% of those eligible to vote turning in a ballot.
You can see the full run down of results from Placer, Nevada and El dorado Counties Statewide Direct Primary Election unofficial results on our web site at KAHI.com and or kahi facebook page.