Lassen County voters take to the polls, unofficial results posted

About 8,007 Lassen County voters, out of 15,558 registered voters, cast their ballots in the Tuesday, Sept. 14 California Gubernatorial Recall election, and about 83 percent of local voters cast their ballots in favor of the recall of Governor Gavin Newsom. The state numbers, however, have about 64 percent voting against the recall.

The final results for the election will be completed Oct. 22.

According to the unofficial results from the Lassen County Clerks Office, in Lassen County, 6,590 voters, or about 83 percent of cast ballots, voted in favor of the recall. 1,357, or about 17 percent, voted against the recall of the Governor. Gubernatorial candidate Larry A. Elder received the majority of votes locally, with 4,736, or about 67 percent of the votes.

As of Wednesday morning, across the state, according to the state unofficial numbers, 5,840,283 residents voted no on the recall, about 64 percent, and about 36 percent, or 3,297,145, voted in favor of the recall.

In the local election for the Lassen Community College Board of Trustees race, Robin Hanson leads with about 54 percent of the vote, or 2,556, with Robert Hardy bringing in about 44 percent, or 2,122 votes.