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Mother Lode “”Super Tuesday”” Primary Election Results

Sonora and San Andreas, CA — In the Republican race for president Senator John McCain easily carried both Tuolumne and Calaveras Counties while Hillary Clinton was the landslide winner in both counties for the Democratic nomination.

In the Tuolumne County Republican race McCain received 3,155 votes (38%) while runnerup Mitt Romney accounted for 2,698 votes (33%). Arkansas´ Mike Huckabee finished a distant third with 1,241 votes (15%).

In the Democratic race, Clinton finished with 3,759 votes (48%) while Barack Obama collected 2,940 votes (37%).

In the Calaveras County Republican race, McCain captured 2,496 votes (40%), Romney garnered 2,032 votes (32%) while Huckabee finished with 834 votes (13%).

In the Demcratic race, Clinton was the winner with 2,895 votes (49%) while Obama finished with 2,171 votes (37%).

Both counties voted identically when it came to the seven California state ballot measures.

BALLOT MEASURE 91 – Transportation Funds

Tuolumne County; 45% YES 54% NO

Calaveras County; 42% YES 57% NO

BALLOT MEASURE 92 – Community Colleges

Tuolumne County; 38% YES 61% NO

Calaveras County; 35% YES 64% NO

BALLOT MEASURE 93 – Legislative Term Limits

Tuolumne County; 45% YES 54% NO

Calaveras County; 41% YES 58% NO

BALLOT MEASURE 94 – Indian Gaming Compact

Tuolumne County; 59% YES 40% NO

Calaveras County; 57% YES 42% NO

BALLOT MEASURE 95 – Indian Gaming Compact

Tuolumne County; 59% YES 40% NO

Calaveras County; 57% YES 42% NO

BALLOT MEASURE 96 – Indian Gaming Compact

Tuolumne County; 59% YES 40% NO

Calaveras County; 57% YES 42% NO

BALLOT MEASURE 97 – Indian Gaming Compact

Tuolumne County; 59% YES 40% NO

Calaveras County; 57% YES 42% NO

Of the 31,659 registered voters in Tuolumne County, 17,838 cast ballots for a 56% turnout. Of the 26,938 registered voters in Calaveras County, 13,785 cast ballots for a 51% turnout.

Click ELECTION RESULTS and then look in the right hand column for Feb. ´05 2008 Results for Tuolumne County.

Click ELECTION RESULTS and then go to 2008 Presidential Primary-Election Results for Calaveras County.

Written by Bill Johnson