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Official General Election Results
Douglas



State Races

President and Vice President of the United States
(43 out of 43 Precincts Reporting)
[4 Year Term] [Vote For 1]
Candidate  % of Vote Total Votes
BALDWIN, CHUCK   IAP 0.38% 98
BARR, BOB   LIB 0.54% 140
MCCAIN, JOHN   REP 56.55% 14,648
MCKINNEY, CYNTHIA   GRN 0.13% 34
NADER, RALPH   IND 0.52% 135
OBAMA, BARACK   DEM 41.20% 10,672
NONE OF THESE CANDIDATES   0.68% 177


U.S. Representative in Congress, District 2
(42 out of 42 Precincts Reporting)
[2 Year Term] [Vote For 1]
Candidate  % of Vote Total Votes
BERGLAND, CRAIG   GRN 1.34% 337
DERBY, JILL   DEM 35.72% 9,014
EVERHART, JOHN   IAP 3.16% 797
HELLER, DEAN   Incumbent REP 58.53% 14,768
MORSE, SEAN PATRICK   LIB 1.26% 317


State Senate, Central Senatorial District
(16 out of 16 Precincts Reporting)
[4 Year Term] [Vote For 1]
Candidate  % of Vote Total Votes
MCGINNESS, MIKE   Incumbent REP 100.00% 7,185


State Assembly, District 39
(41 out of 41 Precincts Reporting)
[2 Year Term] [Vote For 1]
Candidate  % of Vote Total Votes
BROWN, JOETTA   DEM 32.20% 8,041
SCHUMANN, DAVID K.   IAP 4.93% 1,232
SETTELMEYER, JAMES A.   Incumbent REP 62.87% 15,700


Supreme Court Justice, Seat B
(41 out of 41 Precincts Reporting)
[6 Year Term] [Vote For 1]
Candidate  % of Vote Total Votes
PICKERING, MARY "KRIS"   NP 49.79% 11,701
SCHUMACHER, DEBORAH   NP 33.28% 7,820
NONE OF THESE CANDIDATES   16.93% 3,978


Supreme Court Justice, Seat D
(41 out of 41 Precincts Reporting)
[6 Year Term] [Vote For 1]
Candidate  % of Vote Total Votes
CHRISTENSEN, THOMAS FRANK   NP 16.19% 3,776
GIBBONS, MARK   Incumbent NP 66.82% 15,585
NONE OF THESE CANDIDATES   16.99% 3,962


State Board of Education, District 9
(41 out of 41 Precincts Reporting)
[4 Year Term] [Vote For 1]
Candidate  % of Vote Total Votes
COOK, DAVE   NP 58.35% 12,008
MYERS, BARBARA J.   NP 41.65% 8,572


Douglas Races

County Commissioner District 1
(41 out of 41 Precincts Reporting)
[4 Year Term] [Vote For 1]
Candidate  % of Vote Total Votes
DEKNIJF, ANJE   DEM 30.07% 7,246
LYNN, GREG   REP 69.93% 16,855


County Commissioner District 3
(41 out of 41 Precincts Reporting)
[4 Year Term] [Vote For 1]
Candidate  % of Vote Total Votes
JOHNSON, DOUG N.   REP 67.89% 15,872
RIEMAN, ERIC   IAP 32.11% 7,508


County Commissioner District 5
(41 out of 41 Precincts Reporting)
[4 Year Term] [Vote For 1]
Candidate  % of Vote Total Votes
EPSTEIN, NANCY   DEM 42.31% 10,233
OLSON, MICHAEL   REP 57.69% 13,951


School Board Trustee - Area 1
(41 out of 41 Precincts Reporting)
[4 Year Term] [Vote For 1]
Candidate  % of Vote Total Votes
CHESSELL, KAREN H.   NP 55.87% 10,704
SWANSON, CHARLES H.   NP 44.13% 8,455


School Board Trustee - Area 3
(41 out of 41 Precincts Reporting)
[4 Year Term] [Vote For 1]
Candidate  % of Vote Total Votes
FELTON, GREG   NP 46.96% 9,521
TRIGG, CINDY   NP 53.04% 10,753


Gardnerville Ranchos G I D - 2 Seats
(7 out of 7 Precincts Reporting)
[4 Year Term] [Vote For 2]
Candidate  % of Vote Total Votes
BALIGAD, CADE S.   NP 37.83% 2,485
BOURNE, DAVID   NP 36.00% 2,365
DAVIDSON, JEREMY   NP 26.17% 1,719


Indian Hills G I D - 2 Seats
(4 out of 4 Precincts Reporting)
[4 Year Term] [Vote For 2]
Candidate  % of Vote Total Votes
BAER, ART   NP 22.35% 607
BUFFO, BRIAN   NP 20.69% 562
HUMBLE, DIANNE   NP 26.91% 731
LAU, LAURA J.   NP 30.04% 816


Round Hill G I D - 2 Seats
(2 out of 2 Precincts Reporting)
[4 Year Term] [Vote For 2]
Candidate  % of Vote Total Votes
DORTON, BRAD   NP 20.44% 103
FAGEN, CHUCK   NP 19.84% 100
RICE, WES   NP 28.17% 142
SMITH, GLEN T.   NP 31.55% 159


Town of Gardnerville - 2 Seats
(4 out of 4 Precincts Reporting)
[4 Year Term] [Vote For 2]
Candidate  % of Vote Total Votes
BERNHARD, ROBIN   NP 36.45% 1,108
LINDSAY, PAUL A.   NP 35.86% 1,090
SMITH, MICHAEL J.   NP 27.70% 842


Statewide Issues

STATE QUESTION NO. 1
(41 out of 41 Precincts Reporting)
Shall the Nevada Constitution be amended to eliminate an unconstitutional requirement that a person must reside in Nevada for 6 months prior to an election in order to be eligible to vote in that election?
% of
Vote
Total
Votes
Yes 42.60% 10,568
No 57.40% 14,239

STATE QUESTION NO. 2
(41 out of 41 Precincts Reporting)
Shall Article 1 of the Nevada Constitution be amended in order: to provide that the transfer of property from one private party to another private party is not considered a public use; to provide that property taken for a public use must be valued at its highest and best use; to provide that fair market value in eminent domain proceedings be defined as the "highest price the property would bring on the open market;" and to make certain other changes related to eminent domain proceedings?
% of
Vote
Total
Votes
Yes 57.76% 13,866
No 42.24% 10,141

STATE QUESTION NO. 3
(41 out of 41 Precincts Reporting)
Shall the Nevada Constitution be amended to require that, before it can enact an exemption from property tax or from sales and use tax, the Nevada Legislature must: (1) make certain findings regarding the social or economic purpose and benefits of the exemption; (2) ensure that similar classes of taxpayers must meet similar requirements for claiming exemptions; and (3) provide a specific date on which the exemption will expire?
% of
Vote
Total
Votes
Yes 55.19% 12,955
No 44.81% 10,519

STATE QUESTION NO. 4
(41 out of 41 Precincts Reporting)
Shall the Sales and Use Tax Act of 1955 be amended to authorize the Legislature to amend or repeal any provision of this Act without an additional direct vote of the people whenever necessary to carry out any federal law or interstate agreement for the administration, collection or enforcement of sales and use taxes, and to repeal an exemption from the taxes imposed by this Act on certain aircraft and aircraft components?
% of
Vote
Total
Votes
Yes 21.83% 5,143
No 78.17% 18,414

Douglas Issues

Do. Co. Advisory Ballot Question No. 1
(41 out of 41 Precincts Reporting)
Should the Douglas County Building Permit Allocation and Growth Management Ordinance, Douglas County Code Chapter 20.560, passed by the Board of County Commissioners, and effective July 1, 2007, and as amended, remain in effect?
% of
Vote
Total
Votes
Yes 63.63% 15,116
No 36.37% 8,641

Do. County School Dist. Bond Question
(41 out of 41 Precincts Reporting)
Shall Douglas County School District be authorized to issue general obligation school bonds to improve, equip, acquire and construct school facilities? Taxes generated by the District's existing school bond property tax not needed for payment of bonds and purposes related to the bonds including the required reserves for bonds in any year may be used for capital projects. District projections at the time the bonds are issued must indicate that issuance of the bonds will not result in an increase of the existing school bond property tax rate of 10 cents per $100 of assessed value. If approved, this authorization will expire November 4, 2018.
% of
Vote
Total
Votes
Yes 61.61% 14,987
No 38.39% 9,340

Tahoe-Douglas F.P.D. Question
(7 out of 7 Precincts Reporting)
Shall the Board of Trustees of the Tahoe Douglas Fire Protection District be authorized to levy an additional property tax rate for wildland fire protection purposes (including, without limitation, eliminating and removing fire hazards, acquiring fire protection equipment, and acquiring, constructing, improving, operating and maintaining fire protection facilities) in the amount of up to 5 cents per $100 assessed valuation for a period of 30 years? The cost for the owner of a new $100,000 home is estimated to be approximately $17.50 per year. If this question is approved by the voters, any property tax levied under this question will be outside of the caps on an individual's liability for property taxes established by the legislature in the 2005 legislative session.
% of
Vote
Total
Votes
Yes 51.26% 1,625
No 48.74% 1,545