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City of Santa Ana
Wednesday November 7th, 2018 :: 05:22 p.m. PST

Advisory

CITY OF SANTA ANA 2018 GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION UNOFFICIAL RESULTS FOR MAYOR & COUNCIL MEMBERS AND CITY MEASURES

Santa Ana, CA – Based on unofficial results posted by the Orange County Registrar of Voters Office at 1:48 a.m., the following are the results thus far with an estimated 418,600 ballots left to count in the County of Orange and for various districts:

MAYORAL CANDIDATES
MIGUEL A. PULIDO 14,038 53.66%
SAL TINAJERO 12,122 46.34%
Under Votes: 2,538
Over Votes: 7


CITY COUNCIL, WARD 2 CANDIDATES
DAVID PENALOZA 7,143 28.52%
SANDRA PENA SARMIENTO 4,760 19.01%
MIGUEL "MIKE" GONZALEZ 3,996 15.95%
ALFONSO CEJA-VILLA 3,582 14.30%
PAUL GONZALES 3,389 13.53%
IRMA MACIAS 2,176 8.69%
Under Votes: 3,418
Over Votes: 241

CITY COUNCIL, WARD 4 CANDIDATES
ROMAN REYNA 13,232 53.01%
PHIL BACERRA 11,730 46.99%
Under Votes: 3,730
Over Votes: 13

CITY COUNCIL, WARD 6 CANDIDATES

CECILIA "CECI" IGLESIAS 10,068 40.09%
NELIDA MENDOZA 7,688 30.61%
MIRNA VELASQUEZ 7,359 29.30%
Under Votes: 3,566
Over Votes: 24


MEASURES

Measure X - Neighborhood Safety and Essential City Services (Sales Tax)
Yes 15,275 56.54%
No 11,740 43.46%
Under Votes: 1,690
Over Votes: 0

Measure Y - Marijuana Commercial Cannabis Business License Tax Measure
Yes 18,534 69.00%
No 8,327 31.00%
Under Votes: 1,842
Over Votes: 2

Measure Z - City Charter Modernization of Administrative Provisions
Yes 17,062 66.17%
No 8,723 33.83%
Under Votes: 2,918
Over Votes: 2

Measure AA - Require By-Ward Elections
Yes 16,342 63.26%
No 9,492 36.74%
Under Votes: 2,871
Over Votes: 0

*NOTE: “Under Vote” is registered if a voter chooses not to vote in that race while an “Over Vote” is recorded if a voter chooses to vote for more than one candidate when asked to only vote for one.


The candidates listed above were nominated by their respective Ward, but elected at-large. The top vote getter for each council seat will serve a four-year term and a two-year term for Mayor. The vote tally for the City’s Measures are also provided. The Orange County Registrar of Voters Office has up to 28 calendar days to certify the election results.

The newly elected and re-elected members are scheduled to be sworn in at a Special City Council Meeting on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 6 p.m. in the Council Chamber, 22 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana, CA.

Visit the Orange County Registrar of Voters website for voter turnout on other Orange County races and measures at: https://www.ocvote.com/fileadmin/live/gen2018/results.htm

For results on State Propositions and other State offices, visit http://vote.sos.ca.gov

For more information please contact the Santa Ana Clerk of the Council Office at (714) 647-6520, during regular business hours, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and alternating Fridays.

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City of Santa Ana
20 Civic Center Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92701

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