Local election results
The local election results from the June 7 Primary Election will not be final until certified by the Lassen County Board of Supervisors — expected tomorrow, Tuesday, June 21.
According to the Secretary of State’s office website, “ … county elections officials must report final official results to the Secretary of State by July 8, 2022. The Secretary of State will certify the results on July 15, 2022.”
Here are the unofficial final results in the local races according to the Lassen County Clerk’s office and some unofficial statewide results as well.
According to the report submitted to supervisors, 43.52 percent (6,661) of the county’s 15,214 voters cast a ballot June 7.
Thomas A. Herrera collected to 950 votes (51.69 percent) in the Susanville City Council short-term race. Glen Yonan collected 871 votes (47.39 percent).
In the full-term Susanville City Council race (two seats) Mendy Schuster collected 888 votes (26.56 percent) compared to Russ Brown 584 votes (17.46 percent); Tony Ardito, 566 votes (16.93 percent); Curtis Bortle, 473 votes (14.14 percent); James Merchant, 440 votes (13.16 percent); and Brian Moore, 385 votes (11.51 percent).
Measure P collected 1,076 yes votes (54.7 percent) and Advisory Measure Q collected 1,481 votes (76,42 percent.
Patty Gunderson gathered 5,175 votes (97.79 percent) in the Lassen County Superintendent of Schools race.
Tom Neely defeated incumbent Jeff Hemphill by garnering 799 votes (57.52 percent) compared to Hemphill’s 587 votes in the Lassen County Supervisor’s District 5 race.
Thomas Traphagan squeaked past Jason Ingram in the Lassen County Supervisors District 3 race. Traphagen had 539 votes (44.18 percent) compared to Ingram’s 534 votes. Joann Sterling came in a distant third with 146 votes.
Nick Ceaglio ran unopposed for the Lassen County Assessor seat. He collected 5,221 votes (98.18 percent).
There were no candidates in the Lassen County Auditor race.
Julie Bustamante ran unopposed for the Lassen County Clerk/Recorder seat. She collected 5,409 votes, 98,72 percent.
Susan Rios ran unopposed for the Lassen County District Attorney seat. She collected 5,077 votes, 96.98 percent.
Dean Growdon ran unopposed for the Lassen County Sheriff/Coroner seat. He collected 5,575 votes, 98.52 percent.
Nancy Cardenas ran unopposed for the Lassen County Treasurer/Tax Collector seat. She collected 5,354 votes, 98.98 percent.
Republican Megan Dahle garnered 4,724 votes in the District 1 state Assembly race. Statewide Dahle collected 74,004 voites (52.8 percent) compared to Democrat Belle Starr Sandwith’s 47,070 (33.6 percent).
Republican Ted Gaines collected 5,037 votes in the Board of Equalization, District 1 race. Statewide Gaines collected 712,683 votes (54.6 percent) compared to second place finisher Democrat Jose S. Altamirano’s 283,208 votes (21.7 percent).
National office races
Republican Mark P. Meuser gathered 1,821 votes in the full-term U.S. Senator race. Statewide, Democrat Alex Padilla collected 3.5 million votes (54.5 percent) compared to Meuser’s 944,422 votes (14.7 percent).
Republican Mark P. Meuser garnered 2,785 votes in the partial-term U.S. Senate race. Statewide, Democrat Alex Padilla collected 3.5 million votes (55.5 percent) compared to Meuser’s 1.4 million votes (21.9 percent).
Republican Doug LaMalfa collected 4,625 votes in the U.S. District 1 Congressional race. Statewide LaMalfa collected 93,420 voted (57 percent) compared to second place finisher Democrat Max Steiner who collected 53,988 votes (32.9 percent).
Lassen County farmer and State Senator Brian Dahle, a Republican, received 4,480 votes in the California Governor’s race in Lassen County. California Governor Gavin Newsom, a
Democrat, collected 975 votes. In statewide results, Newsom collected 3.7 million votes (56.3 percent) and Dahle collected 1.1 million votes (17.4 percent) to finish second statewide.
Republican David Fennell garnered 2,295 votes in the Lieutenant Governor’s race. Republican Angela E. Underwood Jacobs received 1,734 votes. Statewide, Democrat Eleni Kounalakis collected 3.4 million votes (53 percent) and Jacobs received 1.3 million votes (19.8 percent).
Republican Bob Bernosky gathered 1,835 votes in the Secretary of State race. Statewide, Democrat Shirley N. Weber collected 3.8 million votes (59.3 percent) and Bernosky gathered 1.9 million votes (18.6 percent).
Republican Lanhee Chen collected 4,805 votes in the race for state Controller. Statewide, Chen collected 2.3 million votes (36.9 percent) and Democrat Malla M. Cohen gathered 1.4 million votes (22.7 percent).
Republican Jack M. Guerrero garnered 3,420 votes in the state Treasurer’s race. Statewide, Democrat Fiona Ma collected 3.7 million votes (57.8 percent) and Guerrero gathered 1.4 million votes (21.7 percent).
Republican Eric Early garnered 2,858 votes in the state Attorney General race. Statewide, Democrat Rob Bonta collected 3.5 million votes (54.8 percent) and Early gathered 1 million votes (16.4 percent).
Republican Robert Howell gathered 2,570 votes in the state Insurance Commissioner race. Statewide Democrat Ricardo Lara collected 2.3 million votes (36.2 percent) and Howell collected 1,126,386 votes (18 percent), but Democrat Marc Levine collected 1,130,867 votes (18 percent).
Tony K. Thurmond collected 1,594 votes in the state Superintendent of Schools race. Statewide Thurmond collected 2.7 million votes (46.2 percent) while Lance Ray Christensen finished second with 686,402 votes (11.7 percent).