United States President
The 2012 general election brought President Obama (D) back for 4 more years. Though his support throughout California as a whole was pretty solid (59.2%) the votes from San Luis Obispo County were quite a bit closer. Obama garnered 48.93% while Mitt Romney (R) a very close 47.61%. Gary Johnson (L) came in third at 1.28% and Jill Stein (G) fourth with 0.84%
United States Senate
Diane Feinstein (D) took the seat in the Senate with 61.4% of the California votes and 51.21% of the SLO County votes.
United States House of Representatives
Lois Capps (D) took the seat in the house for California District 24 with 54.8% from the district as a whole. Abel Maldonado (R) was the runner up. Capps captured 51.53% of the SLO County votes.
California State Senator
Larry Beaman (R) (51.41%) beat Bill Monning (D) (48.59%).
California State Assembly
K.H. Achadjian (R) received 61.77% of the votes for the 35th District seat.
San Luis Obispo Mayor
Jan Marx stayed in office with 62.87%, beating out Steve Barasch (29.50%) and Donald Hedrick (7.15%)
San Luis Obispo City Council
Dan Carpenter and John B. Ashbaugh won 31.97% and 31.07% of the votes respectively for the two available seats, beating runner ups Jeff Aranguena and Kevin Rice.
SLO County Voter Turnout
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|Registered Voters||Ballots Cast||Percent Turnout|
Statewide Proposition Results
|Yes||Prop 30||Temporary Taxes to Fund Education||4,959,206||53.9%||4,241,246||46.1%|
|No||Prop 31||State Budget, State and Local Government||3,369,175||39.2%||5,220,193||60.8%|
|No||Prop 32||Political Contributions by Payroll Deduction||3,973,720||43.9%||5,086,590||56.1%|
|No||Prop 33||Auto Insurance Prices Based on Driver History||4,046,275||45.4%||4,872,423||54.6%|
|No||Prop 34||Death Penalty||4,269,535||47.2%||4,776,815||52.8%|
|Yes||Prop 35||Human Trafficking||7,309,737||81.1%||1,698,939||18.9%|
|Yes||Prop 36||Three Strikes Law||6,181,771||68.6%||2,826,624||31.4%|
|No||Prop 37||Genetically Engineered Foods Labeling||4,277,985||46.9%||4,835,045||53.1%|
|No||Prop 38||Tax for Education. Early Childhood Programs||2,489,028||27.7%||6,495,745||72.3%|
|Yes||Prop 39||Business Tax for Energy Funding||5,295,968||60.1%||3,522,579||39.9%|
|Yes||Prop 40||Redistricting State Senate||6,068,518||71.4%||2,427,514||28.6%|