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Live News Update!!: Elections 2018: California General Election 2018: Local and Statewide Voting Results.

Live News Update!!: Elections 2018: California General Election 2018: Local and Statewide Voting Results.

ZachNews has the latest local and statewide voting results from the California General Election 2018 held on Tuesday, November 6th, 2018.

** Voting Results: California General Election 2018: **

**** Local Elections: Needles. California: ****

** Latest Voting Results Update: **

As of 4:00pm PT on Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

** Next Voting Results Update: **

At 4:00pm PT on Wednesday, November 21st, 2018

  • Needles City Mayor:

2/2 100.00% Precincts Reported
Vote Count — Percent
JEFF WILLIAMS: 725 — 100.00%
Total: 725 — 100.00%

** Jeff Williams — Running Unopposed for Needles City Mayor: **

 

 

  • Needles City Council:

2/2 100.00% Precincts Reported
Vote Count — Percent
ZACHERY LONGACRE: 467 — 18.61%
EDWARD T. PAGET: 665 — 26.50%
TIMOTHY TERRAL: 485 — 19.33%
LOUISE EVANS: 470 — 18.73%
BARBARA L. BEARD: 422 — 16.82%
Total: 2,509 — 100.00%

** Five Candidates — Running for Three Needles City Council Seats: **

 

**** Statewide Elections: California: ****

** As of 4:00pm PT on Friday, November 9th, 2018: **

** Voting Results: Final: **

  • California Governor:
100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
** Gavin Newsom
(Party Preference: DEM)
4,227,735
59.3%
John H. Cox
(Party Preference: REP)
2,896,411
40.7%

 

  • Lieutenant Governor:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
Ed Hernandez
(Party Preference: DEM)
2,614,679
44.3%
** Eleni Kounalakis
(Party Preference: DEM)
3,291,408
55.7%

 

 

  • Secretary of State:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
** Alex Padilla
(Party Preference: DEM)
4,333,888
61.7%
Mark P. Meuser
(Party Preference: REP)
2,691,757
38.3%

 

  • Controller:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
** Betty T. Yee
(Party Preference: DEM)
4,404,698
62.9%
Konstantinos Roditis
(Party Preference: REP)
2,603,061
37.1%

 

 

  • Treasurer:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
** Fiona Ma
(Party Preference: DEM)
4,273,754
61.2%
Greg Conlon
(Party Preference: REP)
2,713,348
38.8%

 

 

  • Attorney General:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
** Xavier Becerra
(Party Preference: DEM)
4,259,636
60.7%
Steven C Bailey
(Party Preference: REP)
2,758,602
39.3%

 

 

  • Insurance Commissioner:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
** Ricardo Lara
(Party Preference: DEM)
3,393,189
50.8%
Steve Poizner
(Party Preference: NPP)
3,287,452
49.2%

 

 

  • United States Senator:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
Kevin De Leon
(Party Preference: DEM)
2,871,488
45.7%
** Dianne Feinstein
(Party Preference: DEM)
3,413,859
54.3%

 

 

  • United States Representative District 8:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 1,298 of 1,298 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
** Paul Cook
(Party Preference: REP)
66,136
60.3%
Tim Donnelly
(Party Preference: REP)
43,589
39.7%

 

 

  • State Senator District 16:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 1,012 of 1,012 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
Ruth Musser-Lopez
(Party Preference: DEM)
56,602
33.1%
** Shannon Grove
(Party Preference: REP)
114,173
66.9%

 

 

  • Member of the State Assembly District 33:

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 858 of 858 ) precincts partially

Candidate Votes
Socorro Cisneros
(Party Preference: DEM)
28,303
37.6%
** Jay Obernolte
(Party Preference: REP)
47,044
62.4%

 

 

**** Statewide Elections: Propositions In California: ****

** Voting Results: Final: **

100.0%
Precincts Reporting
( 24,312 of 24,312 ) precincts partially

  • California Proposition 1:
  • Authorizes Bonds to Fund Specified Housing Assistance Programs. Legislative Statute:

** Yes: 3,713,218 54.1%

No: 3,154,381 45.9%

 

  • California Proposition 2:
  • Authorizes Bonds to Fund Existing Housing Program for Individuals with Mental Illness. Legislative Statute:

** Yes: 4,216,221 61.1%

No: 2,680,442 38.9%

 

 

  • California Proposition 3:
  • Authorizes Bonds to Fund Projects for Water Supply and Quality, Watershed, Fish, Wildlife, Water Conveyance, and Groundwater Sustainability and Storage. Initiative Statute:

Yes: 3,248,415 47.7%

** No: 3,568,010 52.3%

 

 

  • California Proposition 4:
  • Authorizes Bonds Funding Construction at Hospitals Providing Children’s Health Care. Initiative Statute:

** Yes: 4,175,910 60.6%

No: 2,718,855 39.4%

 

 

  • California Proposition 5:
  • Changes Requirements for Certain Property Owners to Transfer Their Property Tax Base to Replacement Property. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute:

Yes: 2,873,484 41.9%

** No: 3,979,530 58.1%

 

 

  • California Proposition 6:
  • Eliminates Certain Road Repair and Transportation Funding. Requires Certain Fuel Taxes and Vehicle Fees Be Approved by the Electorate. Initiative Constitutional Amendment:

Yes: 3,141,881 44.9%

** No: 3,857,819 55.1%

 

 

  • California Proposition 7:
  • Conforms California Daylight Saving Time to Federal Law. Allows Legislature to Change Daylight Saving Time Period. Legislative Statute:

** Yes: 4,098,868 59.9%

No: 2,740,645 40.1%

 

  • California Proposition 8:
  • Regulates Amounts Outpatient Kidney Dialysis Clinics Charge for Dialysis Treatment. Initiative Statute:

Yes: 2,660,633 38.4%

** No: 4,260,758 61.6%

 

 

  • California Proposition 9:
  • Three States Initiative:

**** On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018, Proposition 9 was removed from the ballot by order of the California Supreme Court. ****

 

 

  • California Proposition 10:
  • Expands Local Governments’ Authority to Enact Rent Control on Residential Property. Initiative Statute:

Yes: 2,675,378 38.3%

** No: 4,310,298 61.7%

 

  • California Proposition 11:
  • Requires Private-Sector Emergency Ambulance Employees to Remain On-Call During Work Breaks. Eliminates Certain Employer Liability. Initiative Statute:

** Yes: 4,096,948 59.4%

No: 2,796,915 40.6%

 

  • California Proposition 12:
  • Establishes New Standards for Confinement of Specified Farm Animals; Bans Sale of Noncomplying Products. Initiative Statute:

** Yes: 4,202,724 61.0%

No: 2,688,382 39.0%

 

 

**** Voting Information Sources: ****

  • San Bernardino County Elections:

https://www.sbcounty.gov/rov/elections/results/20181106/default.html

  • California Secretary of State:

https://vote.sos.ca.gov/

**** Stay tuned to ZachNews overnight and throughout the week for the latest and updated local and statewide voting results from the California General Election 2018. ****

News Update!!: ZachNews: Elections 2016: Voting Results: Presidential General Election 2016.

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News Update!!: ZachNews: Elections 2016: Voting Results: Presidential General Election 2016.

ZachNews has the voting results from the Presidential General Election 2016 held on Tuesday, November 8th, 2016.

** Voting Results: Presidential General Election 2016: Final: **

**** As of 1:20pm PT on Wednesday, November 9th, 2016: ****

** ( “>>>>” = Winners): **

 

**** President and Vice President: Nationwide Votes: ****

(Candidate(s) – Vote Count – Electoral)

– Hillary Clinton – President (Democratic) and Tim Kaine – Vice President:

59,462,301 – 228

>>>> Donald J. Trump – President (Republican, American Independent) and Michael R. Pence – Vice President:

59,272,991 – 279

** Source: NBC News: **

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2016-election/president

 

** For President and Vice President: California Votes Only: **

(Candidate(s) – Vote Count – Percent)

>>>> Hillary Clinton – President (Democratic) and Tim Kaine – Vice President:

5,481,885 – 61.5%

– Donald J. Trump – President (Republican, American Independent) and Michael R. Pence – Vice President:

2,965,704 – 33.2%

– Jill Stein – President (Green) and Ajamu Baraka – Vice President:

152,317 – 1.7%

– Gary Johnson – President (Libertarian) and Bill Weld – Vice President:

281,467 – 3.2%

– Gloria Estela La Riva – President (Peace and Freedom) and Dennis J. Banks – Vice President:

38,144 – 0.4%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

** Source: California Secretary of State: **

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/president/

 

** For United States Senator: Vote for One: **

(Candidate(s) – Vote Count – Percent)

>>>> Kamala D. Harris – Democratic (Attorney General of California):

4,861,261 – 62.5%

– Loretta L. Sanchez – Democratic (United States Congresswoman):

2,914,651 – 37.5%

 

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

** Source: California Secretary of State: **

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/us-senate/

 

** For United States Representative District 8: Vote for One: **

(Candidate(s) – Vote Count – Percent)

– Rita Ramirez – Democratic (Retired College Professor):

55,758 – 36.3%

>>>> Paul Cook – Republican (United States Representative):

97,852 – 63.7%

100.0% ( 997 of 997 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

** Source: California Secretary of State: **

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/us-rep/district/8/

 

** For Member of the State Assembly District 33: Vote for One: **

(Candidate(s) – Vote Count – Percent)

– Scott Markovich – Democratic (Contractor/School Trustee):

37,157 – 38.5%

>>>>Jay Obernolte – Republican (Assemblyman/Business Owner):

59,451 – 61.5%

 

100.0% ( 652 of 652 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

** Source: California Secretary of State: **

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/state-assembly/district/33/

 

** For Judge of the Superior Court, Office 24: Vote for One: **

(Candidate(s) – Vote Count – Percent)

– Susan Slater (Trial Attorney):

165,969 – 46.08%

>>>> Denise Trager Dvorak (Supervising District Attorney):

194,212 – 53.92%

1789/1789 100.00% Precincts Partially Reporting.

** Source: San Bernardino County Elections Office of the Registrar of Voters: **

http://www.sbcounty.gov/rov/elections/Results/20161108/default.html

 

** For County of San Bernardino: Member, Board of Supervisors District 1: Vote for One: **

(Candidate(s) – Vote Count – Percent)

– Angela Valles (Director of Finance):

36,161 – 47.18%

>>>> Robert A. Lovingood (County Supervisor/Businessman):

40,488 – 52.82%

372/372 100.00% Precincts Partially Reporting.

** Source: San Bernardino County Elections Office of the Registrar of Voters: **

http://www.sbcounty.gov/rov/elections/Results/20161108/default.html

 

** For Member, Governing Board Area 2, Needles Unified School District: Vote for No More Than Two: **

(Candidate(s) – Vote Count – Percent)

– Chad Donald Zamora:

225 – 10.94%

>>>> Christina Cameron-Otero (Tribal Education Director):

550 – 26.74%

– Steven Thomas (Business Owner):

448 – 21.78%

>>>> Marilyn H. Mathews (Retired Educator):

834 – 40.54%

21/21 100.00% Precincts Partially Reporting.

** Source: San Bernardino County Elections Office of the Registrar of Voters: **

http://www.sbcounty.gov/rov/elections/Results/20161108/default.html

 

** For City of Needles: Mayor: Vote for One: **

(Candidate(s) – Vote Count – Percent)

>>>> Edward T. Paget (Incumbent):

827 – 100.00%

2/2 100.00% Precincts Partially Reporting.

** Source: San Bernardino County Elections Office of the Registrar of Voters: **

http://www.sbcounty.gov/rov/elections/Results/20161108/default.html

 

** For City of Needles: Member, City Council: Vote for No More Than Three: **

(Candidate(s) – Vote Count – Percent)

– Linda J. Kidd (Retired Businesswoman):

291 – 11.36%

– John H. Wagner (Retired):

77 – 3.01%

– Tom Darcy (Incumbent):

228 – 8.90%

>>>> Clayton B. Hazlewood (Conductor):

354 – 13.82%

>>>> Shawn Gudmundson (Appointed Incumbent):

380 – 14.84%

– Timothy Terral (Cable Maintenance Technician):

192 – 7.50%

– Gerald “Jerry” Telles (Realtor/Engineer):

337 – 13.16%

– Ruth Musser-Lopez (Archaeologist/Businesswoman):

269 – 10.50%

>>>> Tona Belt (Registered Nurse):

433 – 16.91%

2/2 100.00% Precincts Partially Reporting.

** Source: San Bernardino County Elections Office of the Registrar of Voters: **

http://www.sbcounty.gov/rov/elections/Results/20161108/default.html

 

****** Congratulations To All The Candidates That Won!! ******

 

**** State Measures: California: ****

These State Measures for California will affect the Needles, California area of San Bernardino County, California.

(Yes/No – Vote Count – Percent)

** For Proposition 51: **

School Bonds. Funding for K-12 School and Community College Facilities. Initiative Statute.

Authorizes $9 billion in general obligation bonds for new construction and modernization of K-12 public school facilities; charter schools and vocational education facilities; and California Community Colleges facilities. Fiscal Impact: State costs of about $17.6 billion to pay off both the principal ($9 billion) and interest ($8.6 billion) on the bonds. Payments of about $500 million per year for 35 years.

>>>> Yes: 4,663,319 – 54.0%

– No: 3,976,364 – 46.0%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/51/

 

** For Proposition 52: **

Medi-Cal Hospital Fee Program. Initiative Constitutional Amendment And Statute.

Extends indefinitely an existing statute that imposes fees on hospitals to fund Medi-Cal health care services, care for uninsured patients, and children’s health coverage. Fiscal Impact: Uncertain fiscal effect, ranging from relatively little impact to annual state General Fund savings of around $1 billion and increased funding for public hospitals in the low hundreds of millions of dollars annually.

>>>> Yes: 5,950,642 – 69.6%

– No: 2,599,764 – 30.4%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/52/

 

** For Proposition 53: **

Revenue Bonds. Statewide Voter Approval. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

Requires statewide voter approval before any revenue bonds can be issued or sold by the state for certain projects if the bond amount exceeds $2 billion. Fiscal Impact: State and local fiscal effects are unknown and would depend on which projects are affected by the measure and what actions government agencies and voters take in response to the measure’s voting requirement.

– Yes: 4,067,013 – 48.6%

>>>> No: 4,309,664 – 51.4%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/53/

 

** For Proposition 54: **

Legislature. Legislation And Proceedings. Initiative Constitutional Amendment And Statute.

Prohibits Legislature from passing any bill unless published on Internet for 72 hours before vote. Requires Legislature to record its proceedings and post on Internet. Authorizes use of recordings. Fiscal Impact: One-time costs of $1 million to $2 million and ongoing costs of about $1 million annually to record legislative meetings and make videos of those meetings available on the Internet.

>>>> Yes: 5,379,610 – 64.3%

– No: 2,987,230 – 35.7%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/54/

 

** For Proposition 55: **

Tax Extension To Fund Education And Healthcare. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.

Extends by twelve years the temporary personal income tax increases enacted in 2012 on earnings over $250,000, with revenues allocated to K-12 schools, California Community Colleges, and, in certain years, healthcare. Fiscal Impact: Increased state revenues—$4 billion to $9 billion annually from 2019-2030—depending on economy and stock market. Increased funding for schools, community colleges, health care for low-income people, budget reserves, and debt payments.

>>>> Yes: 5,350,614 – 62.1%

– No: 3,264,342 – 37.9%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/55/

 

** For Proposition 56: **

Cigarette Tax To Fund Healthcare, Tobacco Use Prevention, Research, And Law Enforcement. Initiative Constitutional Amendment And Statute.

Increases cigarette tax by $2.00 per pack, with equivalent increase on other tobacco products and electronic cigarettes containing nicotine. Fiscal Impact: Additional net state revenue of $1 billion to $1.4 billion in 2017-18, with potentially lower revenues in future years. Revenues would be used primarily to augment spending on health care for low-income Californians.

>>>> Yes: 5,551,236 – 62.9%

– No: 3,271,626 – 37.1%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/56/

 

** For Proposition 57: **

Criminal Sentences. Parole. Juvenile Criminal Proceedings And Sentencing. Initiative Constitutional Amendment And Statute.

Allows parole consideration for nonviolent felons. Authorizes sentence credits for rehabilitation, good behavior, and education. Provides juvenile court judge decides whether juvenile will be prosecuted as adult. Fiscal Impact: Net state savings likely in the tens of millions of dollars annually, depending on implementation. Net county costs of likely a few million dollars annually.

>>>> Yes: 5,501,627 – 63.6%

– No: 3,150,477 – 36.4%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/57/

 

** For Proposition 58: **

English Proficiency. Multilingual Education. Initiative Statute.

Preserves requirement that public schools ensure students obtain English language proficiency. Requires school districts to solicit parent/ community input in developing language acquisition programs. Requires instruction to ensure English acquisition as rapidly and effectively as possible. Authorizes school districts to establish dual-language immersion programs for both native and non-native English speakers. Fiscal Impact: No notable fiscal effect on school districts or state government.

>>>> Yes: 6,245,618 – 72.4%

– No: 2,376,075 – 27.6%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/58/

 

** For Proposition 59: **

Corporations. Political Spending. Federal Constitutional Protections. Legislative Advisory Question.

Asks whether California’s elected officials should use their authority to propose and ratify an amendment to the federal Constitution overturning the United States Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. Citizens United ruled that laws placing certain limits on political spending by corporations and unions are unconstitutional. Fiscal Impact: No direct fiscal effect on state or local governments.

Shall California’s elected officials use all of their constitutional authority, including, but not limited to, proposing and ratifying one or more amendments to the United States Constitution, to overturn Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (2010) 558 U.S. 310, and other applicable judicial precedents, to allow the full regulation or limitation of campaign contributions and spending, to ensure that all citizens, regardless of wealth, may express their views to one another, and to make clear that corporations should not have the same constitutional rights as human beings?

>>>> Yes: 4,292,992 – 52.3%

– No: 3,911,588 – 47.7%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/59/

 

** For Proposition 60: **

Adult Films. Condoms. Health Requirements. Initiative Statute.

Requires adult film performers to use condoms during filming of sexual intercourse. Requires producers to pay for performer vaccinations, testing, and medical examinations. Requires producers to post condom requirement at film sites. Fiscal Impact: Likely reduction of state and local tax revenues of several million dollars annually. Increased state spending that could exceed $1 million annually on regulation, partially offset by new fees.

– Yes: 3,888,895 – 46.1%

>>>> No: 4,553,833 – 53.9%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/60/

 

** For Proposition 61: **

State Prescription Drug Purchases. Pricing Standards. Initiative Statute.

Prohibits state from buying any prescription drug from a drug manufacturer at price over lowest price paid for the drug by United States Department of Veterans Affairs. Exempts managed care programs funded through MediCal. Fiscal Impact: Potential for state savings of an unknown amount depending on (1) how the measure’s implementation challenges are addressed and (2) the responses of drug manufacturers regarding the provision and pricing of their drugs.

– Yes: 3,933,084 – 46.3%

>>>> No: 4,570,245 – 53.7%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/61/

 

** For Proposition 62: **

Death Penalty. Initiative Statute.

Repeals death penalty and replaces it with life imprisonment without possibility of parole. Applies retroactively to existing death sentences. Increases the portion of life inmates’ wages that may be applied to victim restitution. Fiscal Impact: Net ongoing reduction in state and county criminal justice costs of around $150 million annually within a few years, although the impact could vary by tens of millions of dollars depending on various factors.

– Yes: 3,971,872 – 46.1%

>>>> No: 4,650,097 – 53.9%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/62/

 

** For Proposition 63: **

Firearms. Ammunition Sales. Initiative Statute.

Requires background check and Department of Justice authorization to purchase ammunition. Prohibits possession of large-capacity ammunition magazines. Establishes procedures for enforcing laws prohibiting firearm possession by specified persons. Requires Department of Justice’s participation in federal National Instant Criminal Background Check System. Fiscal Impact: Increased state and local court and law enforcement costs, potentially in the tens of millions of dollars annually, related to a new court process for removing firearms from prohibited persons after they are convicted.

>>>> Yes: 5,451,811 – 62.6%

– No: 3,252,821 – 37.4%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/63/

 

** For Proposition 64: **

Marijuana Legalization. Initiative Statute.

Legalizes marijuana under state law, for use by adults 21 or older. Imposes state taxes on sales and cultivation. Provides for industry licensing and establishes standards for marijuana products. Allows local regulation and taxation. Fiscal Impact: Additional tax revenues ranging from high hundreds of millions of dollars to over $1 billion annually, mostly dedicated to specific purposes. Reduced criminal justice costs of tens of millions of dollars annually.

>>>> Yes 4,957,215 56.0%

– No 3,889,080 44.0%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/64/

 

** For Proposition 65: **

Carryout Bags. Charges. Initiative Statute.

Redirects money collected by grocery and certain other retail stores through mandated sale of carryout bags. Requires stores to deposit bag sale proceeds into a special fund to support specified environmental projects. Fiscal Impact: Potential state revenue of several tens of millions of dollars annually under certain circumstances, with the monies used to support certain environmental programs.

– Yes: 3,825,163 – 44.7%

>>>> No: 4,739,312 – 55.3%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/65/

 

** For Proposition 66: **

Death Penalty. Procedures. Initiative Statute.

Changes procedures governing state court challenges to death sentences. Designates superior court for initial petitions and limits successive petitions. Requires appointed attorneys who take noncapital appeals to accept death penalty appeals. Exempts prison officials from existing regulation process for developing execution methods. Fiscal Impact: Unknown ongoing impact on state court costs for processing legal challenges to death sentences. Potential prison savings in the tens of millions of dollars annually.

>>>> Yes: 4,210,163 – 50.9%

– No: 4,058,667 – 49.1%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/66/

 

** For Proposition 67: **

Ban On Single-Use Plastic Bags. Referendum.

A “Yes” vote approves, and a “No” vote rejects, a statute that prohibits grocery and other stores from providing customers single-use plastic or paper carryout bags but permits sale of recycled paper bags and reusable bags. Fiscal Impact: Relatively small fiscal effects on state and local governments, including a minor increase in state administrative costs and possible minor local government savings from reduced litter and waste management costs.

>>>> Yes: 4,474,493 – 52.0%

– No: 4,136,044 – 48.0%

100.0% ( 24,847 of 24,847 ) Precincts Partially Reporting.

**** Source: California Secretary of State: ****

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/returns/maps/ballot-measures/prop/67/

 

** More Voting and Election Information: **

– For more information on ballot information and other voting results affecting San Bernardino County, California, please go to the following San Bernardino County Elections Office of the Registrar of Voters website addresses:

https://www.sbcountyelections.com/

http://www.sbcounty.gov/rov/elections/Results/20161108/default.html

– For more information on ballot information and other voting results affecting California, please go to the following California Secretary of State website address:

http://vote.sos.ca.gov/

 

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**** Please remember everybody, no matter who wins or loses in Elections 2016, be respectful and do not cause trouble for no matter what, we all love the United States of America and we stand united together always in defense of those who fought for our freedoms; may we never lose that spirit, pride, and respect for what we stand united together for. We Are All Proud To Be An American. Thank you, party responsibly, and good luck everybody. ****

 

Election Watch 2012: Live Streaming News Coverage Regarding Election Watch 2012.

Election Watch 2012: Live Streaming News Coverage Regarding Election Watch 2012.

ZachNews will have Election News Updates later today at 8:00pm PT.

The first Polling Places will being closing soon and voting results may be coming after the first Polling Places will being closes.

Election Watch 2012: Information regarding Measure Q and Measure R in San Bernardino County.

Election Watch 2012: San Bernardino County, CA: Information regarding Measure Q and Measure R in San Bernardino County.

On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012, voters in San Bernardino County, California will have 2 ballot measures to vote on. Here is a summary about Measure Q and Measure R:

**** Information regarding Measure Q and Measure R was obtain from the Voter Information Guide and Sample Ballot from the County of San Bernardino Registrar of Voter and on the Local Measures on the 2012 Presidential Election Ballot webpage on the County of San Bernardino Registrar of Voters website. ****

** Measure Q: **

County Charter Amendment. Charter Amendment Number 40 of the County of San Bernardino to enact a permanent cap on compensation and mandatory transparency for members of the County Board of Supervisors.

Proposal submitted by the Board of Supervisors of the County of San Bernardino, State of California, to amend the Charter of the County of San Bernardino as follows: “Shall the Charter of the County of San Bernardino be amended to enact a permanent cap on compensation and mandatory transparency for members of the County Board of Supervisors?”

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/Portals/9/Elections/General_2012/CountyReferendum_Q.pdf

** Measure R: **

Compensation limits and budget reductions for members of the County Board of Supervisors. Initiative charter amendment.

Shall the County Charter be amended to change the elected office of County Supervisor to a part-time position, eliminate the current Charter provisions relating to salaries of all elected County officials, establish monthly compensation for the office of County Supervisor at $5,000 plus cola not to exceed 5% annually, establish a total annual budget for each County Supervisor at five times the Supervisor’s compensation, and redefine retirement benefits for the position of County Supervisor?

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/Portals/9/Elections/General_2012/County_Initiative-R.pdf
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If you are planning to vote on Election Day and need to find a polling Place, please head to the following County of San Bernardino Registrar of Voters websites and contacts:

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/rov/home.aspx

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/rov/Elections.aspx

1 (800) 881-VOTE (8683)

1 (909) 387-8300

San Bernardino County Elections Office of the Registrar of Voters

777 East Rialto Avenue

San Bernardino, California, 92415

** Polling Places and Mail Ballot Drop Offs are Open from 7:00am to 8:00pm PT. **
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ZachNews is an independence news outlet and will remain independence so that all sides are heard.

ZachNews dose not endorse, campaign, or recommend any of the voting measures, propositions, or candidates in the elections and candidates interviewed on ZachNews to remain independent and fair without bias.

ZachNews reports the news and information independent and fair without bias.

The people have the choice, the right, and the power to choose who they want to elected, vote for, not against, or not vote at all.

Please don’t forget to register to vote and don’t forget to vote during the Presidential Elections being held on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012.
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Election Watch 2012: Information regarding propositions in California.

Election Watch 2012: California: Information regarding propositions in California.

On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012, voters in California will have several propositions to vote on. Here is a summary about those propositions in California:

**** Information and websites regarding propositions in California was obtain from the California Secretary of State website. ****
** Proposition 30: **Temporary Taxes to Fund Education. Guaranteed Local Public Safety Funding. Initiative Constitutional Amendment.Increases taxes on earnings over $250,000 for seven years and sales taxes by ¼ cent for four years, to fund schools. Guarantees public safety realignment funding. Fiscal Impact: Increased state tax revenues through 2018–19, averaging about $6 billion annually over the next few years. Revenues available for funding state budget. In 2012–13, planned spending reductions, primarily to education programs, would not occur.

A “Yes” vote on this measure means: The state would increase personal income taxes on high-income taxpayers for seven years and sales taxes for four years. The new tax revenues would be available to fund programs in the state budget.

A “No” vote on this measure means: The state would not increase personal income taxes or sales taxes. State spending reductions, primarily to education programs, would take effect in 2012–13.

http://voterguide.sos.ca.gov/propositions/30/

** Proposition 31: **

State Budget. State and Local Government. Initiative Constitutional Amendment and Statute.

Establishes two-year state budget. Sets rules for offsetting new expenditures, and Governor budget cuts in fiscal emergencies. Local governments can alter application of laws governing state-funded programs. Fiscal Impact: Decreased state sales tax revenues of $200 million annually, with corresponding increases of funding to local governments. Other, potentially more significant changes in state and local budgets, depending on future decisions by public officials.

A “Yes” vote on this measure means: Certain fiscal responsibilities of the Legislature and Governor, including state and local budgeting and oversight procedures, would change. Local governments that create plans to coordinate services would receive funding from the state and could develop their own procedures for administering state programs.

A “No” vote on this measure means: The fiscal responsibilities of the Legislature and Governor, including state and local budgeting and oversight procedures, would not change. Local governments would not be given (1) funding to implement new plans that coordinate services or (2) authority to develop their own procedures for administering state programs.

http://voterguide.sos.ca.gov/propositions/31/

** Proposition 32: **

Political Contributions by Payroll Deduction. Contributions to Candidates. Initiative Statute.

Prohibits unions from using payroll-deducted funds for political purposes. Applies same use prohibition to payroll deductions, if any, by corporations or government contractors. Prohibits union and corporate contributions to candidates and their committees. Prohibits government contractor contributions to elected officers or their committees. Fiscal Impact: Increased costs to state and local government, potentially exceeding $1 million annually, to implement and enforce the measure’s requirements.

A “Yes” vote on this measure means: Unions and corporations could not use money deducted from an employee’s paycheck for political purposes. Unions, corporations, and government contractors would be subject to additional campaign finance restrictions.

A “No” vote on this measure means: There would be no change to existing laws regulating the ability of unions and corporations to use money deducted from an employee’s paycheck for political purposes. Unions, corporations, and government contractors would continue to be subject to existing campaign finance laws.

http://voterguide.sos.ca.gov/propositions/32/

** Proposition 33: **

Auto Insurance Companies. Prices Based on Driver’s History of Insurance Coverage. Initiative Statute.

Changes current law to allow insurance companies to set prices based on whether the driver previously carried auto insurance with any insurance company. Allows proportional discount for drivers with some prior coverage. Allows increased cost for drivers without history of continuous coverage. Fiscal Impact: Probably no significant fiscal effect on state insurance premium tax revenues.

A “Yes” vote on this measure means: Insurance companies could offer new customers a discount on automobile insurance premiums based on the number of years in the previous five years that the customer was insured.

A “No” vote on this measure means: Insurers could continue to provide discounts to their long-term automobile insurance customers, but would continue to be prohibited from providing a discount to new customers switching from other insurers.

http://voterguide.sos.ca.gov/propositions/33/

** Proposition 34: **

Death Penalty. Initiative Statute.

Repeals death penalty and replaces it with life imprisonment without possibility of parole. Applies retroactively to existing death sentences. Directs $100 million to law enforcement agencies for investigations of homicide and rape cases. Fiscal Impact: Ongoing state and county criminal justice savings of about $130 million annually within a few years, which could vary by tens of millions of dollars. One-time state costs of $100 million for local law enforcement grants.

A “Yes” vote on this measure means: No offenders could be sentenced to death under state law. Offenders who are currently under a sentence of death would be resentenced to life without the possibility of parole. The state would provide a total of $100 million in grants to local law enforcement agencies over the next four years.

A “No” vote on this measure means: Certain offenders convicted for murder could continue to be sentenced to death. The status of offenders currently under a sentence of death would not change. The state would not be required to provide local law enforcement agencies with additional grant funding.

http://voterguide.sos.ca.gov/propositions/34/

** Proposition 35: **

Human Trafficking. Penalties. Initiative Statute.

Increases prison sentences and fines for human trafficking convictions. Requires convicted human traffickers to register as sex offenders. Requires registered sex offenders to disclose Internet activities and identities. Fiscal Impact: Costs of a few million dollars annually to state and local governments for addressing human trafficking offenses. Potential increased annual fine revenue of a similar amount, dedicated primarily for human trafficking victims.

A “Yes” vote on this measure means: Longer prison sentences and larger fines for committing human trafficking crimes.

A “No” vote on this measure means: Existing criminal penalties for human trafficking would stay in effect.

http://voterguide.sos.ca.gov/propositions/35/

** Proposition 36: **

Three Strikes Law. Repeat Felony Offenders. Penalties. Initiative Statute.

Revises law to impose life sentence only when new felony conviction is serious or violent. May authorize re-sentencing if third strike conviction was not serious or violent. Fiscal Impact: Ongoing state correctional savings of around $70 million annually, with even greater savings (up to $90 million) over the next couple of decades. These savings could vary significantly depending on future state actions.

A “Yes” vote on this measure means: Some criminal offenders with two prior serious or violent felony convictions who commit certain nonserious, non-violent felonies would be sentenced to shorter terms in state prison. In addition, some offenders with two prior serious or violent felony convictions who are currently serving life sentences for many nonserious, non-violent felony convictions could be resentenced to shorter prison terms.

A “No” vote on this measure means: Offenders with two prior serious or violent felony convictions who commit any new felony could continue to receive life sentences. In addition, offenders with two prior serious or violent felony convictions who are currently serving life sentences for nonserious, non-violent felonies would continue to serve the remainder of their life sentences.

http://voterguide.sos.ca.gov/propositions/36/

** Proposition 37: **

Genetically Engineered Foods. Labeling. Initiative Statute.

Requires labeling of food sold to consumers made from plants or animals with genetic material changed in specified ways. Prohibits marketing such food, or other processed food, as “natural.” Provides exemptions. Fiscal Impact: Increased annual state costs from a few hundred thousand dollars to over $1 million to regulate the labeling of genetically engineered foods. Additional, but likely not significant, governmental costs to address violations under the measure.

A “Yes” vote on this measure means: Genetically engineered foods sold in California would have to be specifically labeled as being genetically engineered.

A “No” vote on this measure means: Genetically engineered foods sold in California would continue not to have specific labeling requirements.

http://voterguide.sos.ca.gov/propositions/37/

** Proposition 38: **

Tax to Fund Education and Early Childhood Programs. Initiative Statute.

Increases taxes on earnings using sliding scale, for twelve years. Revenues go to K–12 schools and early childhood programs, and for four years to repaying state debt. Fiscal Impact: Increased state tax revenues for 12 years—roughly $10 billion annually in initial years, tending to grow over time. Funds used for schools, child care, and preschool, as well as providing savings on state debt payments.

A “Yes” vote on this measure means: State personal income tax rates would increase for 12 years. The additional revenues would be used for schools, child care, preschool, and state debt payments.

A “No” vote on this measure means: State personal income tax rates would remain at their current levels. No additional funding would be available for schools, child care, preschool, and state debt payments.

http://voterguide.sos.ca.gov/propositions/38/

** Proposition 39: **

Tax Treatment for Multistate Businesses. Clean Energy and Energy Efficiency Funding. Initiative Statute.

Requires multistate businesses to pay income taxes based on percentage of their sales in California. Dedicates revenues for five years to clean/efficient energy projects. Fiscal Impact: Increased state revenues of $1 billion annually, with half of the revenues over the next five years spent on energy efficiency projects. Of the remaining revenues, a significant portion likely would be spent on schools.

A “Yes” vote on this measure means: Multistate businesses would no longer be able to choose the method for determining their state taxable income that is most advantageous for them. Some multistate businesses would have to pay more corporate income taxes due to this change. About half of this increased tax revenue over the next five years would be used to support energy efficiency and alternative energy projects.

A “No” vote on this measure means: Most multistate businesses would continue to be able to choose one of two methods to determine their California taxable income.

http://voterguide.sos.ca.gov/propositions/39/

** Proposition 40: **

Redistricting. State Senate Districts. Referendum.

A “Yes” vote approves, and a “No” vote rejects, new State Senate districts drawn by the Citizens Redistricting Commission. If rejected, districts will be adjusted by officials supervised by the California Supreme Court. Fiscal Impact: Approving the referendum would have no fiscal impact on the state and local governments. Rejecting the referendum would result in a one-time cost of about $1 million to the state and counties.

A “Yes” vote on this measure means: The state Senate district boundaries certified by the Citizens Redistricting Commission would continue to be used.

A “No” vote on this measure means: The California Supreme Court would appoint special masters to determine new state Senate district boundaries.

http://voterguide.sos.ca.gov/propositions/40/

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You can find more information and websites regarding propositions in California at the following California Secretary of State website:

http://www.sos.ca.gov/

http://voterguide.sos.ca.gov/propositions/

If you are planning to vote on Election Day and need to find a polling Place, please head to the following County of San Bernardino Registrar of Voters websites and contacts:

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/rov/home.aspx

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/rov/Elections.aspx

1 (800) 881-VOTE (8683)

1 (909) 387-8300

San Bernardino County Elections Office of the Registrar of Voters

777 East Rialto Avenue

San Bernardino, California,  92415

** Polling Places and Mail Ballot Drop Offs are Open from 7:00am to 8:00pm PT. **
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ZachNews is an independence news outlet and will remain independence so that all sides are heard.

ZachNews dose not endorse, campaign, or recommend any of the voting measures, propositions, or candidates in the elections and candidates interviewed on ZachNews to remain independent and fair without bias.

ZachNews reports the news and information independent and fair without bias.

The people have the choice, the right, and the power to choose who they want to elected, vote for, not against, or not vote at all.

Please don’t forget to register to vote and don’t forget to vote during the Presidential Elections being held on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012.
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Election Watch 2012: Information regarding Measure S and Measure T in Needles.

Needles, CA: On Tuesday, November 6th, 2012, voters in Needles, California will have 2 ballot measures to vote on. Here is a summary about Measure S and Measure T:

**** Information regarding Measure S and Measure T was obtain from the Voter Information Guide and Sample Ballot from the County of San Bernardino Registrar of Voters. ****

** Measure S: **

Measure S is the Medical Marijuana Business Tax Measure.

If approved by a majority of the voters, will enact an ordinance taxing marijuana businesses at a rate of up to 10% of their gross receipts, for the privilege of conducting business within the City of Needles. This tax will be in addition to the current business tax imposed on businesses in the City of Needles. The marijuana business tax will tax gross receipts from the planting, cultivation, harvesting, transporting, manufacturing, compounding, converting, processing, preparing, storing, packaging, and wholesale and retail sales of marijuana and ancillary products in the City of Needles, whether of not carried on for profit.

The tax will not takes effect until the Needles City Council, by ordinance, sets the rate of the tax, which cannot exceed 10% of gross receipts. The Needles City Council may, at any time, set a lower tax rate for all marijuana businesses or establish tax rates for different categories of marijuana businesses, subject to the maximum rate of 10% of gross receipts. The City of Needles may also increase the tax rate from time to time, provided the rate set does not exceed 10% of gross receipts.

Measure S does not legalize of otherwise permit marijuana businesses in the City of Needles.

The revenues from the tax imposed by Measure S will be deposited in the general fund and will be subject to the annual audit performed by the City of Needles’ Independent Auditor which is reported in the City of Needles’ Comprehensive Annual Financial Report.

A “Yes” vote is a vote to permit the Needles City Council to impose, by ordinance, a new business tax on marijuana businesses at a rate of up to 10% of gross receipts in addition to the current business tax.

A “No” vote is a vote not to permit the Needles City Council to impose, by ordinance, a new business tax on marijuana businesses at a rate of up to 10% of gross receipts in addition to the current business tax.

** Measure T: **

Measure T is the Medical Marijuana Business Tax Measure.

If approved by a majority of the voters, Measure T proposes a 2.5% reduction in the franchise fee the City of Needles currently charges the Needles Public Utility Authority (NPUA) from 7.5% to 5%. To offset this 2.5% reduction in the franchise fee, Measure T would impose a Utility Users Tax (UUT) at a rate not to exceed 2.5%, which will be applied to electricity, water, and sewer utility services. The Utility Users Tax (UUT) is a general tax and the revenue the Utility Users Tax (UUT) generates will go to the City of needles’ general fund for essential government services such as police and fire, as well as parks and recreation, the aquatics park, the senior center, the recreation center the golf course, the animal shelter, and other day by day general City of needles services.

The Utility Users Tax (UUT) would be computed on the basis of monthly usage and would be collected by the utility services provider in accordance with the service provider’s regular billing practices.

Measure T requires approval of a majority of voters.

A “Yes” vote for measure T will result in the Needles Public Utility Authority (NPUA) franchise fees being lowered by 2.5% and a 2.5% Utility Users Tax (UUT) being applied to electricity, water, and sewer utility services.

A “No” vote against measure T will result in Measure T failing.

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You can read the full packet regarding Measure S and Measure T at the following City of Needles website:

http://www.cityofneedles.com/forms/11-6-12-election/Notice_of_Election_11-6-12_adding_UTT.pdf

For more information regarding Measure S and Measure T, please contact Dale Jones at the City of Needles City Clerk’s Office at: 1 (760) 326-2113 Ext. 345

If you are planning to vote on Election Day and need to find a polling Place, please head to the following County of San Bernardino Registrar of Voters websites and contacts:

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/rov/home.aspx

http://cms.sbcounty.gov/rov/Elections.aspx

1 (800) 881-VOTE (8683)

1 (909) 387-8300

San Bernardino County Elections Office of the Registrar of Voters

777 East Rialto Avenue

San Bernardino, California,  92415

** Polling Places and Mail Ballot Drop Offs are Open from 7:00am to 8:00pm PT. **
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ZachNews is an independence news outlet and will remain independence so that all sides are heard.

ZachNews dose not endorse, campaign, or recommend any of the voting measures, propositions, or candidates in the elections and candidates interviewed on ZachNews to remain independent and fair without bias.

ZachNews reports the news and information independent and fair without bias.

The people have the choice, the right, and the power to choose who they want to elected, vote for, not against, or not vote at all.

Please don’t forget to register to vote and don’t forget to vote during the Presidential Elections being held on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012.
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Hurricane Sandy Coverage: The Latest News Regarding Hurricane Sandy.

Hurricane Sandy Coverage: The Latest News Regarding Hurricane Sandy.

 

** 11:00am PT/ 2:00pm ET on Monday, November 5th, 2012 News Update: **

 

 

A week after a damaging hurricane name Sandy hit the East Coast of the United States distorting both property and lives. As many people are remembering those who lost their lives and clean up the damage, many people are donating and giving thanks to those who saved lives during Hurricane Sandy.

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** Latest News Regarding Hurricane Sandy: **

 

**** This news story will be updated constantly with the latest news information and important information. ****

 

 

** Death Total: **

 

– According to CNN,175 people have lost their lives from Hurricane Sandy which includes:

 

** Canada: 2 People including: **

 

A woman in Toronto. (No Name or Age Given)

 

 

** Atlantic Ocean: 1 Person including: **

 

– A crew member of the HMS Bounty that went down over open sea during Hurricane Sandy.

 

 

** Caribbean: 67 people including: **

 

– Many people in Haiti, Cuba, Jamaica, Panama, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.

 

 

– According to CNN, 110 people have lost their lives from Hurricane Sandy in the United States which includes the following states and names being reported:

 

** Connecticut: 4 people including: **

 

– 55 year old Russell Neary in Easton. A 13-year veteran of the volunteer fire department in Easton

 

– 90 year old Olga E. Raymond in Mansfield.

 

 

 

** Delaware: 0 people including: **

 

 

 

** Maryland: 11 people including: **

 

– 66 year old Mai Lam-Phan in Germantown.

 

– 74 year old Donald Charles Cannata in Pasadena.

 

 

** North Carolina: 2 people including: **

 

– 25 year old Jody Alan Davis near Dobson.

 

– 42 year old Claudene Christian in Mount Airy.

 

 

** New Jersey: 24 people including: **

 

– 48 year old Elizabeth Everett and 54 year old Richard R. Everett in Mendham Township.

 

– 51 year old Bruce Litteri in Jefferson Township.

 

– 55 year old Rafael Reyes in New Brunswick.

 

– 59 year old Gracie Dunston in Trenton.

 

– 77 year old Fletcher Fish in Hawthorne.

 

 

** New York: 47 people including: **

 

– 2 year old Brandon Moore and 4 year old Connor Moore in Staten Island. Both boys were ripped from their mother’s arms on Staten Island during Hurricane Sandy.

 

– 11 year old Jack Baumler and 13 year old Michael Robson in North Salem. Both died instantly when an oak tree fell into their family room in North Salem.

 

– 13 year old Angela Dresch in Staten Island, New York. The first victims of Hurricane Sandy who identified on Staten Island.

 

– 24 year old Jessie Streich-Kest and 24 year old Jacob Vogelman in Brooklyn.

 

– 24 year old Lauren Abraham in Queens.

 

– 28 year old Artur Kasprzak in Staten Island. A New York Police Department Officer killed in the basement of his Staten Island home.

 

– 39 year old John Miller in Lloyd Harbor.

 

– 51 year old John Filipowicz and his son 20 year old John Filipowicz, Jr. in Staten Island. Father and son were found buried under debris in the basement of their home in Staten Island and died from drowning in flood water.

 

– 51 year old Jeffrey Chanin in Staten Island. A retired New York Police Department Sergeant.

 

– 54 year old Tiago Ferreira Neto in Greenburgh.

 

– 73 year old Anatasia Rispoli in Staten Island.

 

– 84 year old Safar Shafinoori in Nassau County.

 

– 89 year old Ella Norris in Staten Island.

 

 

** New Hampshire: 1 person including: **

 

– 1 person.

 

 

** Pennsylvania: 13 people including: **

 

– 8 year old Matthew Stahl in Franklin Township.

 

– 17 year old Robert Mills in Northampton County.

 

– 48 year old Tammy Kerosetz in South Whitehall Township.

 

– 61 year old William Sword in Princeton.

 

– 62 year old Gerald Witman in Berks County.

 

– A 66 year old man in Carbon County. (No Name Given)

 

– A 81 year old woman in Somerset County. (No Name Given)

 

– 86 year old Richard Whitehead in Spring Township.

 

– 86 year old Theresa Schlitzer in Lower Macungie Township.

 

– A 82 year old women and A 88 year old women in Wayne County. (No Name Given)

 

– A 90 year old woman in Montgomery County. (No Name Given)

 

 

** Virginia: 2 people including: **

 

2 people in storm related traffic accident in Central Virginia.

 

 

** West Virginia: 6 people including: **

 

– 40 year old Nanci Hedrick in Tucker County.

 

– 51 year old Mark Riffle in Upshur County.

 

– 60 year old John Rose in Barbour County.

 

 

** For more information on those who lost their lives in Hurricane Sandy, please head to the following websites: **

 

 

– CNN: “Superstorm Sandy’s Victims”

 

http://www.cnn.com/interactive/2012/10/us/sandy-casualties/index.html?hpt=hp_t1

 

 

** Damage Cost: (Estimated) **

 

– $50 billion dollars.

 

 

** Power Outages: **

 

– Around 2.4 million customers across the Eastern United States are without power. Utility Crews are working on restoring power as fast as possible.

 

 

** Connecticut: **

 

241,000 customers were without power.

 

 

** Delaware: **

 

– 400 customers were without power.

 

 

** District of Columbia: (Washington, DC) **

 

– 0 customers are without power.

 

 

** Kentucky: **

 

– 0 customers are without power.

 

 

** Maine: **

 

– 0 customers are without power.

 

 

** Maryland: **

 

– 28,600 customers are without power.

 

 

** Massachusetts: **

 

– 7,200 customers are without power.

 

 

** Michigan: **

 

– 5,000 customers are without power.

 

 

** New Hampshire: **

 

– 1,300 customers are without power.

 

 

** New Jersey: **

 

– 1.6 million customers without power.

 

 

** New York: **

 

– 1.3 million customers are without power.

 

 

** North Carolina: **

 

– Power has been restored to a vast majority of customers.

 

 

** Ohio: **

 

– 89,000 customers are without power.

 

 

** Pennsylvania: **

 

– 372,000 customers are without power.

 

 

** Rhode Island: **

 

– 17,700 customers are without power.

 

 

** Tennessee: **

 

– 0 customers are without power.

 

 

** Vermont: **

 

– Power has been restored to a vast majority of customers.

 

 

** Virginia: **

 

– 6,100 customers are without power.

 

 

** West Virginia: **

 

– 104,000 customers are without power.

 

 

** Most Recent News Update: **

 

– Hurricane Sandy victims in New Jersey will be allowed to vote on Election Day on Tuesday, November 6th, 2012 by e-mail or fax. For more information on voting in New Jersey, please head to the New Jersey Department of State Division of Elections website at: http://nj.gov/state/elections/index.html

 

 

**** To find a Polling Place to vote, please head to the following websites: ****

 

– USA.Gov:

 

http://www.usa.gov/Citizen/Topics/Voting.shtml

 

 

– Vote411.Org:

 

http://www.vote411.org/enter-your-address#.UJf-sm_A8rU

 

 

– CanIVote.Org:

 

http://www.canivote.org/

 

 

– CNN Election Center:

 

http://www.cnn.com/ELECTION/2012/vit/

 

 

– Rock The Vote Election Center:

 

http://www.rockthevote.com/election-center/

 

 

– According to the United States Geological Survey, a magnitude 2.0 earthquake shook near Ringwood, New Jersey at around 1:19am ET on Monday, November 6th, 2012. There was no reports of damage or injuries related to the magnitude 2.0 earthquake.

 

For more information regarding the magnitude 2.0 earthquake, please head to the following United States Geological Survey website:

 

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/ld60021703#summary

 

 

– Flood water from Hurricane Sandy has flooded at the construction site near the September 11 Museum Memorial. There is at least 200 million gallons of water remaining and Construction Crews are pumping out from flood water below the streets of Downtown Manhattan, New York.

 

– Organizers of the New York City Marathon with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg canceled this weekends New York City Marathon. All supplies including bottles of water, portable potties, and powered generators are reportedly going to the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. Walkers and runners who were going to participate in the New York City Marathon are now giving their hotel rooms to those who need them and even volunteering to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Many people are saying that the decision to canceled the New York City Marathon was the right decision were there are many still in need of food, water, warm clothing, blankets, and medical supplies in hard hit areas like in Staten Island.

 

– According to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, restoring electricity is the top priority, reiterating Saturday that his state will hold utilities accountable if they weren’t prepared for Hurricane Sandy. Late Friday, Lower Manhattan, New York’s power came back on Friday evening with many who were in affected by that power outage cheering. Utility Crews will continue to work on other areas of the city to restore power to those who do not have power. More Utility Crews and other supplies are being flown in from other states to communities affected by Hurricane Sandy.

 

– New Jersey Governor Christopher J. Christie has signed an executive order implementing odd-even rationing for gas purchases in 12 New Jersey counties. This executive order means that on days that end in even numbers (November 4, 6, or 8), gas station operators can sell gas only to those with license plates whose last digit is even. On days that end in odd numbers (November 3), only those with plate numbers ending in an odd number or those with specialty plates can get gas. Only station attendants can pump gas for their customers in New Jersey.

 

– The total of lives lost during Hurricane Sandy sadly continues to climb. Father and son drowned in the basement of their home, a young girl was killed when a storm surge swallowed her house, a woman was electrocuted when she stepped on a downed electrical line, and on Thursday, the bodies of the missing two boys who were ripped from their mother’s arms were found in Staten Island, New York.

 

– With the New York City subway tunnels flooded, a question that hasn’t being raised to happened to those who are homeless who may have living in those tunnels before the flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy.

 

– Anger and concerns as many people in waterlogged neighborhood in Staten Island, New York wait for help to arrive even saying to the many journalists, “When is the government coming?” Many Staten Island, New York residents are dealing with some looters in the area. Many Staten Island, New York residents are in need of gas, food, water, warm clothing, blankets, and medical supplies. Weather conditions aren’t helping the problem as very cold weather is hitting the affected areas being 50 degree temperature with more lower temperatures to come soon dropping to the low 40’s. Many people are angry there help has been late in coming to help the Staten Island, New York which many people are calling the scene in their neighborhood as a, “Mini Katrina.” According to CNN, a convoy of 10 American Red Cross trucks filled with food, water, and medicine are to arrive to Staten Island, New York Thursday evening. According to the White House, Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano and FEMA Deputy Administrator Richard Serino are to travel Friday to Staten Island to meet with state and local officials and view the response and recovery efforts. Relief fund is created just for residents of hard hit Staten Island, New York City.

 

– According to the White House, United States President Barack Obama will have a meeting with several members of his cabinet which will included Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, United States Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. United States Energy Secretary Steven Chu, and Governors of Connecticut, New York, and New Jersey on Saturday. They will spend the day in some of the hard hit areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano will be going to West Virginia and Long Island, New York. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius will be going to Brooklyn, New York and Manhattan, New York. Small Business Administration Administrator Karen Mills will be going to Norwalk, Connecticut and Bridgeport, Connecticut. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan will be going to Rockaways, New York and Breeze Point, New York. Homeland Security Adviser John Brennan will be among the federal officials in Staten Island, New York, Hoboken, New Jersey, Newark, New Jersey, and Jersey City, New Jersey.

 

– After touring damaged areas in Brigantine, New Jersey with New Jersey Governor Chris Christie last Wednesday, United States President Barack Obama told reporters that he directs his staff members and the people in his administration to tolerate no red tape or bureaucratic excuses when it comes to getting help to storm victims. “If they need something, we figure out a way to say yes,” said United States President Barack Obama.

 

– Many people are coming together to help their neighbors affected by Hurricane Sandy. Many people are being creative in helping people by setting up Charging Stations so people call recharge their cellular phones and laptops and setting up public wood fire outdoor stoves to help those who may need to cook some food.

 

– Hurricane Sandy destroyed contemporary and modern art works in the Art District of New York City, New York leaving many artists dumping their contemporary and modern art works into the trash cans.

 

– Businesses had contributed over $33 million dollars to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

 

– There is news reports that stock certificates worth trillions of dollars and were stored in a vault in Lower Manhattan, New York are feared to be damaged because of Hurricane Sandy.

 

– Power outages in Manhattan, New York are leaving many people running out of food and supplies. Many people are also trying to deal with the weather conditions.

 

– According to New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, natural gas lines and service in and around the Seaside Heights and other barrier island locations are shutdown for safety reasons and until those natural gas lines are checked or repaired if need to be repaired.

 

– As many people affected by Hurricane Sand wait in long lines to buy gasoline, news reports of gas shortage are continuing to hit many areas that were hit by Hurricane Sandy. Many gas stations can’t pump gasoline because there is no power in the area which leaves those gas stations who do have power, trying to keep the supply of gasoline in stock.

 

– The Department of Homeland Security waived the Jones Act through Tuesday, November 13th, 2012 allowing Non-United States Flagged Ships to transport oil and gas from United States Ports in the Gulf of Mexico and ports in the Northeast.

 

– The Metropolitan Transit Authority are saying that 14 of the 23 New York City’s subway lines are now running and 4,000 buses are attempting to take up the slack. Metropolitan Transit Authority bus service are running their regular routes on Wednesday, but wait wait times greater then 45 minutes long. Reports that the Metropolitan Transit Authority has waived all subway, rail, and bus fares.

 

– Many people in New York City, New York are divided over the plans to still have the New York City Marathon even when many people are still cleaning or are homeless because of Hurricane Sandy. Some say that the New York City Marathon will bring people together, others say the City of New York should focus on those affected by Hurricane Sandy and to work on getting power restored to the affected power outage areas.

 

– Broadway theaters reopened Thursday. Organizers vowed to hold the New York City Marathon as scheduled on Sunday. Late night shows like Late Show with David Letterman and Late Night with Jimmy Fallon taping their show without an audience for 2 nights because of Hurricane Sandy. Jimmy Kimmel Live held their show in Brooklyn, New York with only 1 day without an audience. Jimmy Kimmel Live host Jimmy Kimmel urged his viewer to donate to the American Red Cross who are helping those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

 

– The World Health Organization says 22 cholera treatment centers in Haiti were damaged because of Hurricane Sandy.

 

 

** Most Recent News Update information will be updated constantly and as fast as possible with the latest information. **

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**** Pass News Update: ****

 

** All Over Affected States: **

 

– At least 23 states felt the effects of Hurricane Sandy.

 

– A total of 175 people lost their lives during Hurricane Sandy.

 

– At least 110 people lost their lives in the United States during Hurricane Sandy.

 

– Many people were injured during Hurricane Sandy.

 

– Damage cost from Hurricane Sandy is estimated at around $50 billion.

 

– 8 million people lost their power during Hurricane Sandy.

 

– The destruction by Hurricane Sandy came in gusty winds, water causing large waves and flooding, fires, and snow.

 

– New York Harbor saw surfs reaching a record of 13.88 feet.

 

– The United States Coast Guard rescued 14 people during Hurricane Sandy.

 

– Many roads, highways, interstates, bridges, and tunnels were closed during Hurricane Sandy.

 

– Mass Transit Systems partially were shut down temporary or were damaged severely.

 

– Many First Responders and Government agencies responded to the affected areas hit by Hurricane Sandy.

 

– Many Utility, Tree, and Construction Crews were sent to the affected areas hit by Hurricane Sandy.

 

– 3 nuclear power reactors were shut down because of Hurricane Sandy.

 

– 22 million gallons of unleaded gas and diesel were delivered to areas affected by Hurricane Sandy by the United States Federal Government.

 

– Park Rangers searched and rescued stranded hikers along the Appalachian Trail because of blizzard conditions.

 

– 7,400 United States National Guard Troops are on duty to help areas affected by Hurricane Sandy The United States Coast Guard sent airboats to the coastlines affected by Hurricane Sandy. The United States Navy moved 3 landing ships to the coastlines affected by Hurricane Sandy.

 

– The Army Corps of Engineers are helping in deploying water pumps and generators to the affected areas in New York and New Jersey. The United States Defense Department is planning to send 80 truckloads of water to West Virginia where snow has left some areas inaccessible.

 

– 4,000 American Red Cross Disaster Workers were sent to areas affected by Hurricane Sandy with more American Red Cross Disaster Workers on there way from other states across America.

 

– Donations to the American Red Cross have been pouring in from all over the Country and the globe. The American Red Cross received nearly $35 million dollars through early morning of Friday, November 2nd, 2012. The American Red Cross has been operating emergency shelters to victims of Hurricane Sandy where caring and hard working volunteers offering food, water, and relief supplies to those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Since Thurday, November 1st, 2012, the American Red Cross has housed almost 6,800 people in nearly 100 American Red Cross emergency shelters in 8 Hurricane Sandy affected states. The American Red Cross delivered over 852,000 ready-to-eat meals and snacks, and served over 215,000 meals to victims of Hurricane Sandy. 25,000 Blankets were sent to American Red Cross emergency shelters in Staten Island, New York, Coney Island, New York, and Rockaways, New York. Donations to the American Red Cross for Hurricane Sandy Relief have already exceeded the $8 million dollars given.

 

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A Message From Zachary A. Lopez and Everybody at ZachNews:

 

Hurricane Sandy slammed into 9 States in the eastern coastline of the United States late Sunday and early Monday causing ocean water and beach sand to race into shoreline homes in New Jersey, caused major flooding to tunnels, damaging mass transit systems, and power outages in Manhattan, burning neighborhoods to the ground in Breezy Point, flooding and devastating whole neighborhoods in Staten Island, bringing blizzard conditions to the Appalachian Mountains, bringing large waves that slammed ships and boats in the Atlantic Ocean and the Great Lakes, damaged roads and bridges along the eastern coastline of the United States, leaving many people staying in emergency shelters or homeless, and a death total that just keeps on climbing well Search and Rescue Crews search for the many who are reportedly missing. are devastating.

 

As many clean up and try to cope with the destruction around them, many people from across the county and around the globe are answering the call to help those affected by Hurricane sandy. From donation food, clothing, blanks, water, flashlights, and sleeping bags, and donating blood; to volunteering in the clean up of communities and passing out food and water to people in the community; and even setting up community outdoor wood fire stoves and Charging Stations to help those who may need to cook some food or charge their cellular phone.

 

Our thoughts go out to everybody in the path of Hurricane Sandy. We stand united together to help and care for the many people affected by Hurricane Sandy.

 

May we all come together to help those affected by Hurricane Sandy. Please donate and volunteer for those affected by Hurricane Sandy. No matter the amount you donate, ever cent counts.

 

To all the emergency responders and the many caring and helpful good samaritans, stay safe and thank you for helping those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

 

To all who are volunteering who are there in the Hurricane Sandy affected areas cleaning up neighborhoods, serving food, or setting up community wood fire stoves and Charging Stations to battery charge equipment, thank you for helping those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

 

To all who have donated money, food, water, blanks, sleeping bags, jackets, tents, flashlights, heaters, barbecues, toilet paper, kids toys, medical supplies, and many other items, thank you for helping those affected by Hurricane Sandy.

 

We Will Not Let Hurricane Sandy Bring Us Down For We Are All United Together as A Family.

 

Take Care, Stay Strong, and Do Not Give Up East Coast Family.

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**** Emergency Relief and Volunteering Information Regarding Hurricane Sandy: ****

 

– American Red Cross:

 

Red Cross Shelters:

 

http://www.redcross.org/find-help/shelter

 

Blood Donations:

 

http://www.redcrossblood.org/

 

American Red Cross Disaster Relief:

 

http://www.redcross.org/

 

1-800-RED-CROSS

 

To donate $10.00 to American Red Cross Disaster Relief, text “REDCROSS” to “90999”

 

 

– Salvation Army:

 

http://www.salvationarmyusa.org/usn/www_usn_2.nsf

 

 

– Save the Children:

 

http://www.savethechildren.org/site/c.8rKLIXMGIpI4E/b.6115947/k.8D6E/Official_Site.htm

 

 

– World Vision:

 

http://www.worldvision.org/

 

 

– Humane Society of the United States:

 

http://www.humanesociety.org/

 

 

– American Humane Association:

 

http://www.americanhumane.org/

 

 

– AmeriCares:

 

http://www.americares.org/

 

 

– Catholic Charities USA:

 

https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/

 

 

– Direct Relief International:

 

http://www.directrelief.org/

 

 

– Feeding America:

 

http://feedingamerica.org/

 

 

– Operation Blessing International:

 

http://www.ob.org/

 

 

– Operation USA:

 

http://www.opusa.org/

 

 

– The International Medical Corps:

 

http://internationalmedicalcorps.org/

 

 

– Team Rubicon:

 

http://teamrubiconusa.org/

 

 

– Samaritan’s Purse

 

http://www.samaritanspurse.org/

 

 

– VolunteerMatch.Org:

 

http://www.volunteermatch.org/opportunities/disaster_relief.jsp

 

 

– United Way:

 

http://www.unitedway.org/our-work/disaster-recovery/

 

 

**** Emergency Relief and Volunteering Information Regarding Hurricane Sandy On Twitter: ****

 

You can find where to volunteer and to donate food, water and other supplies by heading to ZachNews on Twitter or by using your own Twitter account, search for the following Twitter Hashtags:

 

#SandyAid

 

#SandyRelief

 

#SandyVolunteer

 

#Volunteer

 

#Volunteering

 

#Donate

 

#Donation

 

#Help

 

#Helping

 

#HelpOut

 

#Give

 

#CleanUp

 

 

– American Red Cross on Twitter:

 

https://twitter.com/RedCross

 

@RedCross

 

 

**** Emergency Relief and Volunteering Information Regarding Hurricane Sandy On Facebook: ****

 

 

– American Red Cross on Facebook:

 

http://www.facebook.com/redcross?ref=ts&fref=ts

 

 

– American Red Cross Blood Donors on Facebook:

 

http://www.facebook.com/RedCrossBlood?ref=ts&fref=ts

 

 

– Hurricane Sandy Volunteer Network on Facebook:

 

http://www.facebook.com/Hurricane.Volunteer.Network?fref=ts

 

http://www.facebook.com/groups/299198370196221/?ref=ts&fref=ts

 

 

**** Emergency Relief and Volunteering Information will be updated constantly with the latest information.

 

 

**** Helpful Information Regarding Hurricane Sandy: ****

 

– Search for Red Cross Shelters: From American Red Cross:

 

http://www.redcross.org/find-help/shelter

 

 

– New York City, NY: From NYC.Gov:

 

http://www.nyc.gov/html/oem/downloads/pdf/hurricane_sandy_shelter_list.pdf

 

 

– Delaware: From DEMA.Delaware.Gov:

 

http://dema.delaware.gov/

 

 

– Ready.Gov:

 

http://www.ready.gov/hurricanes

 

 

– DisasterAssistance.Gov:

 

http://www.disasterassistance.gov/

 

 

– Federal Emergency Management Agency:

 

http://www.fema.gov/

 

 

**** Helpful Information will be updated constantly with the latest information. ****

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