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Election results finalized in Stanislaus County
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Stanislaus County Clerk-Recorder and Registrar of Voters Donna Linder announced the March 3 Presidential Primary Election canvass of the vote was completed on April 13.

The county certified its election results which can be found posted on the election website, 

Gov. Newsom’s March 20 issuance of Executive Order N-34-20 extended the deadline associated with the official canvass of the March 3 election by 21 days.

The certification of the vote includes an official summary of the results, including a tally of votes conducted by Stanislaus County for qualified write-in candidates for president and Assembly District 21. In those races all results from each of the counties involved must be viewed and combined to establish the total votes received for write-in candidates.

Stanislaus County had 261,263 registered voters eligible to cast their ballot in this election, of which 113,666 voted. Voter turn-out was 43.51 percent in this election.

The official results do not change from the initial outcome for the District 5 County Supervisors race. Channce Condit and Tom Hallinan were the first and second-place finishers, respectively, shutting out Mike Kline for the Nov. 3 general election.

Condit received 5,863 votes (40.33 percent) and Hallinan received 4,765 votes (32.78 percent). Kline pulled 3,910 votes (26.9 percent).

Condit and Kline sit on the Ceres City Council. Hallinan is the city attorney for Ceres.

Voter turnout in the district was 34.78 percent.

In the 10th Congressional District, incumbent Josh Harder, a Democrat, rounded up 69,668 votes (44.1 percent). Republican Ted Howze collected 53,574 votes (33.9 percent). Bob Elliott, another Republican, had 20,481 votes (13 percent) and does not advance to the general election. Also shut out of the Nov. 3 election were Democrat Michael Barkley with 5,561 votes (3.5 percent); Republican Marla Sousa Livengood, 5,270 votes (3.3 percent); and Democrat Ryan Bleveins, 3,536 votes (2.2 percent).

In the Superior Court Judge Office 2 race, Jeff Mangar earned 58,097 votes (56.2 percent) while Colleen Van Egmond pulled 44,506 votes (43.38 percent). Mangar avoids a runoff because he attained more than 50 percent plus one vote.

In the Superior Court Judge Office 5 race, none of the three candidates collected more than 50 percent. John R. Mayne collected the most votes, 45,877 (46.43 percent), versus Kenneth Hara, who collected the second highest votes at 26,541, or 26.86 percent. Shut out of the general election is Jared T. Carrillo who came in third place with 26,401 votes, or 26.72 percent.

In the Superior Court Judge Office 6 race, Annette Rees handily fended off Samual Getrich. Rees earned 72,319 votes (73.48 percent) while Getrich pulled 26,103 votes (26.52 percent).

Stanislaus County came out strong for President Donald Trump, casting 43,706 votes (95.19 percent) in the Republican primary.) By contrast the Democrat primary in the county saw 18,659 votes (36.39 percent0 going to Bernie Sanders and 14,294 votes (27.88 percent) going to Joe Biden. Michael Bloomberg pulled 7,838 votes (15.29 percent).

Linder said her division has decided to limit public access effective March 20 in order to “do our part in slowing the spread of COVID-19. This action aligns with the closing of local school districts and local governments.”

She said her goal is to maintain essential services to the public and that county staff will continue to be available during this challenging time. All election services may be obtained via email at, or through the mail at Stanislaus County Registrar of Voters, 1021 I Street, Modesto, CA 95354 or by calling 525-5201. Questions by telephone, voicemail and email will be answered as soon as possible. Clerk-Recorder and Election hours of operation are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.