November 4, 2008 Presidential General Election Results
Presidential General Election Results

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A PDF report issued according to the results schedule that includes a cumulative breakdown of results for all races. 

The Precinct Report provides a precinct-by-precinct summary of vote totals; it is only available after the final semi-official results have been completed on election night.

The Statement of the Vote report will provide you with a comprehensive breakdown of votes by districts, by precincts, and by contests.

Official Results

Registration and Turnout 

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Reg/Turnout Percentage
Total Registered Voters 389,718  
Precinct Registration 389,718  
Precinct Ballots Cast 159,531 40.9%
Early Voting Ballots Cast 6,963 1.8%
Absentee Ballots Cast 140,856 36.1%
Total Ballots Cast 307,350 78.9%

President and Vice President

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Barack Obama / Joe Biden (DEM) 222,826 73.6%
John McCain / Sarah Palin (REP) 75,057 24.8%
Ralph Nader / Matt Gonzalez (P&F) 2,227 0.7%
Bob Barr / Wayne A. Root (LIB) 1,376 0.5%
Cynthia McKinney / Rosa Clemente (GRN) 753 0.2%
Alan Keyes / Wiley S. Drake, Sr. (AIP) 609 0.2%

12th Congressional District

Completed Precincts: 385 of 385

  Vote Count Percentage
Jackie Speier (DEM) 153,174 74.4%
Greg Conlon (REP) 40,874 19.9%
Kevin Dempsey Peterson (LIB) 4,137 2.0%
Nathalie Hrizi (P&F) 4,130 2.0%
Barry Hermanson (GRN) 3,560 1.7%

14th Congressional District

Completed Precincts: 170 of 170

  Vote Count Percentage
Anna G. Eshoo (DEM) 58,441 72.8%
Ronny Santana (REP) 16,605 20.7%
Brian Holtz (LIB) 2,767 3.4%
Carol Brouillet (GRN) 2,483 3.1%

11th Senate District

Completed Precincts: 170 of 170

  Vote Count Percentage
Joe Simitian (DEM) 61,744 75.3%
Blair Austin Nathan (REP) 20,240 24.7%

12th Assembly District

Completed Precincts: 37 of 37

  Vote Count Percentage
Fiona Ma (DEM) 15,625 82.5%
Conchita Applegate (REP) 3,309 17.5%

19th Assembly District

Completed Precincts: 339 of 339

  Vote Count Percentage
Jerry Hill (DEM) 124,157 73.0%
Catherine Brinkman (REP) 39,132 23.0%
Brian Perry (LIB) 6,803 4.0%

21st Assembly District

Completed Precincts: 339 of 339

  Vote Count Percentage
Ira Ruskin (DEM) 62,909 73.4%
Annalisa Maria Temple (REP) 22,742 26.6%

County Board of Education, Member, Trustee Area 4

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Rod Hsiao 144,340 66.8%
A. Angeles 71,619 33.2%

County Board of Education, Member, Trustee Area 7

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Memo Morantes 135,140 65.0%
Noria Zasslow 72,873 35.0%

Cabrillo Unified School Dist, Members, Governing Board

Number to Vote for: 2
Completed Precincts: 31 of 31

  Vote Count Percentage
John Moseley 6,884 42.4%
Charles M. Gardner 5,839 35.9%
Ken Johnson 3,529 21.7%

South San Francisco Unified School District, Members, Governing Board

Number to Vote for: 2
Completed Precincts: 50 of 50

  Vote Count Percentage
Maurice Dupra Goodman 12,617 40.5%
Judy Bush 11,640 37.4%
Ronald C. Burgess 6,900 22.1%

Pacifica School District, Members, Governing Board

Number to Vote for: 2
Completed Precincts: 33 of 33

  Vote Count Percentage
Eileen A. Manning-Villar 8,921 37.0%
Cynthia Kaufman 8,564 35.5%
Laurie W. Frater 6,622 27.5%

Ravenswood City School Dist, Members, Governing Board

Number to Vote for: 2
Completed Precincts: 19 of 19

  Vote Count Percentage
Sharifa Wilson 3,119 27.0%
Saree Mading 2,022 17.5%
Charlie Mae Knight 1,630 14.1%
Jacqueline Wallace Greene 1,438 12.4%
Marilu Lopez Serrano 1,255 10.9%
Court Skinner 1,122 9.7%
Heather Starnes 972 8.4%

Town of Atherton, Members, Town Council

Number to Vote for: 2
Completed Precincts: 8 of 8 

  Vote Count  Percentage
Kathy McKeithen 1,856 27.5%
Elizabeth Lewis 1,775 26.3%
David Henig 1,331 19.7%
Richard “Dick” Moore 1,319 19.5%
Sam R. Goodman 471 7.0%

Town of Colma, Members, Town Council

Number to Vote For: 3
Completed Precincts: 1 of 1

  Vote Count Percentage
Raquel “Rae” Gonzalez 304 29.6%
Diana I. Colvin 268 26.1%
Joseph A. Silva 242 23.6%
Charito A. Casanas 212 20.7%

City of Daly City, City Council

Number to Vote for: 2
Completed Precincts: 52 of 52

  Vote Count Percentage
Sal Torres 13,873 34.8%
David J. Canepa 13,668 34.2%
Judith Christensen 12,373 31.0%

City of Daly City, Members, City Clerk

Completed Precincts: 52 of 52

  Vote Count Percentage
Annette Hipona 15,579 60.8%
Teresa Proano 10,036 39.2%

City of Daly City, City Treasurer

Completed Precincts: 52 of 52

  Vote Count Percentage
Anthony J. (Tony) Zidich 23,425 100.0%

City of East Palo Alto, Members, City Council

Number to Vote for: 3
Completed Precincts: 12 of 12

  Vote Count Percentage
Carlos Romero 2,211 16.3%
Laura Martinez 2,037 15.0%
A. Peter Evans 1,989 14.7%
Douglas J. Fort 1,808 13.4%
Bernardo G. Huerta 1,529 11.3%
Goro Mitchell 1,430 10.6%
M. F. Chester Palesoo 1,236 9.1%
David Tschang 753 5.6%
Michael Francois 549 4.1%

City of Menlo Park, Members, City Council

Number to Vote for: 2
Completed Precincts: 30 of 30

  Vote Count Percentage
Kelly Fergusson 8,918 40.0%
Andrew “Andy” Cohen 7,355 33.0%
Richard Ciardella 6,012 27.0%

City of Pacifica, Members, City Council

Number to Vote for: 2
Completed Precincts: 33 of 33

  Vote Count Percentage
Mary Ann Nihart 8,944 30.6%
Pete Dejarnatt 6,837 23.4%
Cal Hinton 6,386 21.9%
Jeffrey Simons 4,508 15.4%
Tod M. Schlesinger 2,513 8.6%

Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District, Ward 7 Member, Board of Directors

Completed Precincts: 98 of 98

  Vote Count Percentage
Cecily Harris 21,260 59.4%
Kenneth C. Nitz 14,510 40.6%

Sequoia Healthcare District, Members, Board of Directors

Number to Vote for: 2
Completed Precincts: 212 of 212

  Vote Count Percentage
Kathleen “Katie” M. Kane 34,766 28.0%
Kim Griffin 30,922 24.9%
John J. “Jack” Hickey 30,378 24.4%
Malcolm “Nappy” Mac Naughton 28,188 22.7%

State Proposition 1A

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 174,919 61.0%
No 111,669 39.0%

State Proposition 2

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 197,245 68.1%
No 92,595 31.9%

State Proposition 3

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 161,865 57.9%
No 117,620 42.1%

State Proposition 4

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 108,415 37.4%
No 181,282 62.6%

State Proposition 5

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 128,596 45.7%
No 152,974 54.3%

State Proposition 6

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 74,760 27.3%
No 199,150 72.7%

State Proposition 7

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 95,648 34.0%
No 185,805 66.0%

State Proposition 8

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 114,695 38.3%
No 185,127 61.7%

State Proposition 9

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 133,412 49.0%
No 138,793 51.0%

State Proposition 10

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 98,800 35.7%
No 177,564 64.3%

State Proposition 11

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 133,035 51.0%
No 127,856 49.0%

State Proposition 12

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 175,250 64.6%
No 96,122 35.4%

Bayshore Elementary School District, Measure Y

Completed Precincts: 3 of 3

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 1,066 72.2%
No 410 27.8%

Belmont – Redwood Shores Elementary School District, Measure U

Completed Precincts: 43 of 43

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 13,705 71.8%
No 5,394 28.2%

Millbrae Elementary School District, Measure X

Completed Precincts: 17 of 17

  Vote Count Percentage
Bonds Yes 6,646 69.5%
Bonds No 2,920 30.5%

San Carlos School District, Measure S

Completed Precincts: 24 of 24

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 9,423 65.6%
No 4,941 34.4%

County Measure Q

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 120,709 47.4%
No 134,078 52.6%

County Measure R

Completed Precincts: 555 of 555

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 119,618 47.1%
No 134,403 52.9%

City of Brisbane, Measure T

Completed Precincts: 3 of 3

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 1,316 70.3%
No 556 29.7%

City of Redwood City, Measure V

Completed Precincts: 51 of 51

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 13,213 49.0%
No 13,733 51.0%

City of Redwood City, Measure W

Completed Precincts: 51 of 51

  Vote Count Percentage
Yes 10,520 37.4%
No 17,594 62.6%