Here are the 2016 election results, for local, state, and national races and ballot measures.

2016 election results

After a long campaign, Election Day has finally arrived.

The polls have now closed in California and we’ve begun updating this post with the results for local, state, and national races, as well as local and statewide ballot measures.

We’ll continue making updates until all races have been called. So be sure to keep checking back!

NOTE: This post was last updated on November 16, 2016.

National Elected Office

President and Vice President

Winner: Donald Trump and Mike Pence

Although California was called for Democrat Hillary Clinton, the nationwide victory went to Donald Trump, who has been elected the 45th President of the United States.

As of November 16, 2016, Trump had been declared the winner of 290 electoral votes with Clinton winning 232. Michigan’s 16 electoral college votes have not yet been assigned, according to Politico.

In contrast to the Electoral College results, Clinton is winning the popular vote with 61.3 million votes nationwide to Trump’s 60.5 million.

U.S. Senator

Winner: Kamala Harris

The U.S. Senate race has been called for CA Attorney General Kamala Harris, who defeated fellow Democrat and U.S. Rep. Loretta Sanchez.

U.S. Representative, District 12

Winner: Nancy Pelosi

With approximately 81% of the votes cast in her favor, U.S. Rep (and House Democratic Leader) Nancy Pelosi defeated Independent Preston Picus and won re-election.

U.S. Representative, District 13

Winner: Barbara Lee

As reported by The Daily Californian, “Incumbent Rep. Barbara Lee, D-Oakland, will maintain her position as Congress member for California’s District 13 after defeating her Republican opponent Sue Caro in the election Tuesday night.”

U.S. Representative, District 14

Winner: Jackie Speier

According to Ballotpedia, U.S. Rep Jackie Speier, the Democratic incumbent, defeated Republican Angel Cardenas with approximately 81% of the vote.

State Elected Office

State Senate, District 11

Winner: Too close to call

As reported by the SF Gate:

“San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener declared victory in a tightly contested state Senate race on Tuesday — but his opponent, Supervisor Jane Kim, isn’t conceding yet.

“With 93,000 ballots left to be processed in San Francisco and an undetermined number from the northern San Mateo County portion of Senate District 11, Wiener has a 13,833-vote lead. Kim has made up almost no ground in the count since election day, and trails Wiener 52.2 to 47.8 percent.”

State Assembly, District 17

Winner: David Chiu

According to ABC7 News, Assemblymember David Chiu, the Democratic incumbent, defeated Republican challenger Matthew Del Carlo with more than 86% of the vote.

State Assembly, District 19

Winner: Phil Ting

According to ABC7 News, Assemblymember David Chiu, the Democratic incumbent, defeated Republican challenger Carlos “Chuck” Taylor with more than 80% of the vote.

Superior Court Judge, Seat 7

Winner: Victor Hwang

According to Ballotpedia, “Victor Hwang defeated Paul Henderson in the election for Office 7 of the San Francisco County Superior Court.”

Local Elected Office

Member, Board of Education

Winners: Matt Haney, Rachel Norton, Mark Sanchez, and Stevon Cook

As reported by Ballotpedia:

Four of the seven seats on the San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education were up for at-large general election on November 8, 2016.

In their bids for re-election, incumbents Matthew Haney, Rachel Norton, and Jill Wynns ran against challengers Stevon Cook, Rob Geller, Ian Kalin, Phillip Kim, Trevor McNeil, and Mark Sanchez. Haney and Norton won re-election, and Sanchez and Cook won the other two seats on the ballot.

Member, Community College Board

Winners: Rafael Mandelman, Alex Randolph, Shanell Williams, and Tom Temprano

According to the Bay Area Reporter, two incumbents (including Rafael Mandelman and Alex Randolph) won re-election and two new members (Shanell Williams and Tom Temprano) were elected.

Board of Supervisors, District 1

Winner: Too Close to Call

As of November 15, 2016, local news outlet Hoodline was still reporting that the race for Supervisor of District 1 was too close to call between Sandra Lee Fewer and Marjan Philhour. Stay tuned!

Board of Supervisors, District 3

Winner: Aaron Peskin

According to ABC7 News, incumbent Supervisor Aaron Peskin defeated Tim E. Donnelly and won re-election with 73% of the vote.

Board of Supervisors, District 5

Winner: London Breed

According to ABC7 News, incumbent Supervisor London Breed defeated Dean Preston and won re-election with approximately 53% of the vote.

Board of Supervisors, District 7

Winner: Norman Yee

According to Ballotpedia, incumbent Norman Yee was re-elected with more than 57% of the vote.

Board of Supervisors, District 9

Winner: Hillary Ronen

According to Ballotpedia, Hillary Ronen won the District 9 Supervisor seat with more than 57% of the vote.

Board of Supervisors, District 11

Winner: Ahsha Safai

According to Ballotpedia, Ahsha Safai won the District 11 Supervisor seat with nearly 52% of the vote.

BART Director, District 7

Winner: Lateefah Simon

According to the SF Examiner, Lateefah Simon has defeated incumbent BART Director Zakhary Mallett for the District 7 seat.

BART Director, District 9

Winner: Bevan Dufty

According to the SF Examiner, Bevan Dufty, who “previously worked as San Francisco’s homeless czar after serving on the Board of Supervisors representing District 8 for two terms,” has been elected to the open District 9 seat.

CA Statewide Propositions

Proposition 51

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop 51 has passed, thereby authorizing a total of $9 billion in education bonds.

Learn more: Prop 51 – School Bonds. Funding for K-12 School and Community College Facilities.

Proposition 52

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop 52 has passed, thereby extending the existing law that assesses fees on private hospitals in order to fund Medi-Cal, care for uninsured patients, and children’s health coverage.

Learn more: Prop 52 – Medi-Cal Hospital Fee Program.

Proposition 53

Result: Defeated

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop 53, which would have required voter approval on the issuance and sale of bonds in excess of $2 billion to fund a project that is financed or managed by the state, has been defeated.

Learn more: Prop 53 – Revenue Bonds. Statewide Voter Approval.

Proposition 54

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop 54 has passed, thereby requiring the state legislature to publish all bills (including changes to bills) in print and on the Internet for at least 72 hours before taking a vote.

Learn more: Prop 54 – Legislature. Legislation and Proceedings.

Proposition 55

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop 55 has passed, thereby extending by 12 years the temporary tax increase on personal income above $250,000 that was enacted under Proposition 30 in 2012.

Learn more: Prop 55 – Tax Extension to Fund Education and Healthcare.

Proposition 56

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop 56 has passed, thereby increasing the state’s current cigarette tax from $0.87 to $2.87 per pack and imposing similar tax increases on other tobacco products and e-cigarettes that contain nicotine.

Learn more: Prop 56 – Cigarette Tax to Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, and Law Enforcement.

Proposition 57

Result: Passed

According to the LA Times, Prop 57 has passed, thereby allowing for parole consideration for nonviolent felons and allows sentence credits for rehabilitation, good behavior, and education.

Learn more: Prop 57 – Criminal Sentences. Parole. Juvenile Criminal Proceedings and Sentencing.

Proposition 58

Result: Passed

According to the LA Times, Prop 58 has passed, thereby repealing Proposition 227, which was passed in 1998 and required “Limited English Proficiency” (LEP) students to be taught nearly entirely in English.

Learn more: Prop 58 – English Proficiency. Multilingual Education.

Proposition 59

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop 59 has passed, thereby asking state elected officials to use their full authority to overturn the US Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission in order to regulate campaign contributions and spending.

Learn more: Prop 59 – Corporations. Political Spending. Federal Constitutional Protections.

Proposition 60

Result: Defeated

According to the Los Angeles Times, Prop 60, which would have required individuals performing in adult films to use condoms when sexual intercourse is being filmed, has been defeated.

Learn more: Prop 60 – Adult Films. Condoms. Health Requirements.

Proposition 61

Result: Defeated

According to the Los Angeles Times, Prop 61, which would have mandated that the state buy prescription drugs from manufacturers at prices equal or less than the lowest price paid for that drug by the US Department of Veterans Affairs, has been defeated.

Learn more: Prop 61 – State Prescription Drug Purchases. Pricing Standards.

Proposition 62

Result: Defeated

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop 52, which would have repealed the death penalty in the state of California and replaced it with life in prison with no possibility of parole, has been defeated.

Learn more: Prop 62 – Death Penalty.

Proposition 63

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop 63 has passed, thereby imposing background checks and requiring authorization from the Department of Justice in order to purchase ammunition.

Prop 63 also prohibits the possession of large-capacity ammunition magazines and creates a procedure for enforcing existing laws that prohibit gun possession by certain individuals.

Learn more: Prop 63 – Firearms. Ammunition Sales.

Proposition 64

Result: Passed

According to the AP, Prop 64 has passed, thereby legalizing recreational marijuana in the state of California.

Learn more: Prop 64 – Marijuana Legalization.

Proposition 65

Result: Defeated

According to the Los Angeles Times, Prop 65, which would have taken funds generated by the sale of grocery and retail carry-out bags and transfer them to a fund administered by the Wildlife Conservation Board, has been defeated.

Learn more: Prop 65 – Carryout Bags. Charges.

Proposition 66

Result: Leaning Towards Passed But Hasn’t Officially Been Called

As reported by the Los Angeles Times

“Proposition 66 intended to speed up executions by designating trial courts to hear petitions challenging death row convictions, limiting successive petitions and expanding the pool of lawyers who could take on death penalty appeals. 

“With all precincts reporting, it currently has the approval of 50.9% of voters, but provisional and other ballots remain to be counted.”

Learn more: Prop 66 – Death Penalty. Procedures.

Proposition 67

Result: Passed

According to the Los Angeles Times, Prop 67 has passed, thereby ratifying SB 270, which would prevent retail stores from giving customers single–use plastic or paper carry-out bags.

Learn more: Prop 67 – Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags.

San Francisco Propositions

Proposition A

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop A has passed, thereby allowing the San Francisco Unified School District to issue up to $7.44 million in bonds.

Learn more: Prop A – San Francisco Unified School District, California, Bond Issue

Proposition B

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop B has passed, thereby allowing City College of San Francisco to increase its annual parcel tax by $20 to $99/parcel for the next 15 years

Learn more: Prop B – San Francisco Community College, California, Parcel Tax

Proposition C

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop C has passed, thereby allowing the city to amend existing $250 million bond loan program for seismic upgrades, to include loans for the acquisition and development of affordable housing.

Learn more: Prop C – San Francisco, California, Affordable Housing Bond Issue

Proposition D

Result: Defeated

As reported by Ballotpedia, Prop D, which would have changed the process for making vacancy appointments in the City and County of San Francisco, has been defeated.

Learn more: Prop D – San Francisco, California, Vacancy Appointments

Proposition E

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop E has passed, thereby making the city government, rather than property owners, responsible for maintaining trees on public sidewalks and repairing damage to sidewalks caused by those trees.

Learn more: Prop E – San Francisco, California, City Responsibility for Street Trees and Sidewalks Amendment

Proposition F

Result: Defeated

As reported by ABC7 News, Prop F, which would have lowered the voting age for local candidates and local ballot measures, allowing San Francisco residents to begin voting at age 16, has been defeated.

Learn more: Prop F – San Francisco, California, Local Elections Voting Age Reduction Amendment

Proposition G

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop G has passed, thereby transforming the Office of Citizen Complaints into the Department of Police Accountability, which would conduct reviews of how the Police Department and Police Commission handle allegations of officer misconduct.

Learn more: Prop G – San Francisco, California, Police Oversight Amendment

Proposition H

Result: Defeated

As reported by ABC7 News, Prop H, which would have established the position of Public Advocate, who would be responsible for investigating and resolving any public complaints regarding services and programs provided by the city, has been defeated.

Learn more: Prop H – San Francisco, California, Establishment of a Public Advocate Office Amendment

Proposition I

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop I has passed, thereby establishing a Dignity Fund and earmark at least $38 million annually to fund programs and services benefiting seniors and adults with disabilities.

Learn more: Prop I – San Francisco, California, Funding for Seniors and Adults with Disabilities Amendment

Proposition J

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop J has passed, thereby allocating $50 million annually for the next 24 years to establish a Homeless Housing and Services Fund.

Learn more: Prop J – San Francisco, California, Homeless Services and Transportation Funds Amendment

Proposition K

Result: Defeated

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop K, which would have increased the city’s sales tax by 0.75% to a total of 9.25%, was defeated.

Learn more: Prop K – San Francisco, California, Sales Tax Increase

Proposition L

Result: Defeated

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop L, which would have increased the authority of the Board of Supervisors over the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), was defeated.

Learn more: Prop L – San Francisco, California, Municipal Transportation Agency Governance Amendment

Proposition M

Result: Defeated

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop M, which would have established the Housing and Development Commission to oversee two new departments — the Department of Economic and Workforce Development and the Department of Housing and Community Development — was defeated.

Learn more: Prop M – San Francisco, California, Housing and Development Commission Establishment Amendment

Proposition N

Result: Passed

According to ABC7 News, Prop N has passed, thereby allowing a non-citizen resident of San Francisco who is of legal voting age and is the parent or legal guardian of a child living in the San Francisco Unified School District to vote for members of the Board of Education.

Learn more: Prop N – San Francisco, California, Non-Citizen Voting in School Board Elections Amendment

Proposition O

Result: Passed

As reported by Ballotpedia, Prop O passed, thereby permanently exempting new office space at Candlestick Point and most of the former Navy Shipyard at Hunter’s Point from the city’s annual 950,000-square-foot limit.

Learn more: Prop O – San Francisco, California, Office Development in Candlestick Point and Hunters Point

Proposition P

Result: Defeated

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop P, which would have required the Mayor’s Office of Housing and Community Development to receive at least three proposals before proceeding with an affordable housing project on city-owned property, was defeated.

Learn more: Prop P – San Francisco, California, Minimum Three-Proposal Requirement for Affordable Housing Projects on City Property

Proposition Q

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop Q has passed, thereby authorizing the city to remove tents on public sidewalks, as long as it provides 24-hour notice, offers shelter for all tent residents, and stores the residents’ personal property for 90 days.

Learn more: Prop Q – San Francisco, California, Prohibiting Tents on Public Sidewalks

Proposition R

Result: Defeated

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop R, which would have required the city to create a Neighborhood Crime Unit to “prevent and investigate crimes that affect neighborhood safety and quality of life,” was defeated.

Learn more: Prop R – San Francisco, California, Neighborhood Crime Unit Creation

Proposition S

Result: Defeated

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop S, which would have ensured that the bulk of the city’s hotel tax is allocated towards arts programs and family homeless services, has been defeated.

Learn more: Prop S – San Francisco, California, Allocation of Hotel Tax Funds

Proposition T

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop T has passed, thereby banning lobbyists from giving unlimited travel gifts to elected officials and restricting their campaign contributions and bundled contributions.

Learn more: Prop T – San Francisco, California, Restrictions on Gifts and Campaign Contributions from Lobbyists

Proposition U

Result: Defeated

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop U, which would have increased the gross income eligibility requirements for affordable housing from 55% to 110% of the area median income, was defeated.

Learn more: Prop U – San Francisco, California, Increased Income Qualifications for Affordable Housing

Proposition V

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop V has passed, thereby allowing the city to impose a tax of one cent per ounce on the distributors of sugar-sweetened beverages (including soda, sports drinks, iced tea, juice drinks and energy drinks).

Learn more: Prop V – San Francisco, California, Soda and Sugary Beverages Tax

Proposition W

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop W has passed, thereby increasing the transfer tax on the sale of residential and commercial properties above $5 million.

Learn more: Prop W – San Francisco, California, Real Estate Transfer Tax Increase

Proposition X

Result: Passed

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop X has passed, thereby requiring “conditional use authorization permits for conversion of space for industrial use — production, design and repair — in the Mission and South of Market.”

Learn more: Prop X – San Francisco, California, Replacement Space Requirement for Development Projects

Proposition RR

Result: Defeated

According to the SF Chronicle, Prop RR, which would have authorized “$3.5 billion in bonds for BART rehabilitation and modernization,” has been defeated.

Learn more: Prop RR – San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District, California, Bond Issue

 

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