Benicia Election Results – Nov. 18, 2016, 4:44pm

By Roger Straw, November 18, 2016

Solano County seal (400x400)The Solano County Registrar of Voters issued a day’s end report at 4:44pm Friday 11/18, showing that all Benicia races remain as they were on election night.

Mayor Elizabeth Patterson‘s lead increased by another 26 votes after today’s counting. Her margin of victory over challenger Mark Hughes has nearly tripled, increasing from 109 votes early on Wednesday morning, to 329 as of today. Hughes phoned Mayor Patterson on Wednesday to concede the election.

City Councilmember-elect Steve Young‘s lead over Tom Campbell increased by 32 votes today and his lead over Christina Strawbridge increased by 24. Young remains the top vote-getter, now by a margin of 258 votes over Campbell and 776 votes over Strawbridge. Traditionally in Benicia, the Council candidate with the most votes becomes Vice Mayor until the next election cycle. Congratulations, Vice-mayor-elect Young!

Solano County Supervisor-elect Monica Brown also extended her lead over Mike Ioakimedes by 171 votes, increasing her margin of victory to 3365 votes (18104 Brown to 14739 Ioakimedes).

Here is a table showing Benicia details, taken from Steve Young’s website:

City Council (top two are elected)
Candidate Total votes Vote % Election day Vote by mail Pro-visional
Steve Young 6593 26.78 2022 4472 99
Tom Campbell 6335 25.74 1788 4479 68
Christina Strawbridge 5817 23.63 1604 4134 79
Lionel Largaespada 4009 16.29 1233 2718 58
George Oakes 1767 7.18 565 1173 29
Write-in 94 0.38 33 59 2
Over Votes 16 2 14 0
Under Votes 6029 2121 3733 175
Mayor
 Candidate Total votes   Vote % Election day  Vote by mail  Pro-visional
Elizabeth Patterson 7393 50.97 2216 5056 121
Mark Hughes  7064 48.70 2202 4761 101
Write In 47 0.32 15 32 0
Over Votes 1 1 0 0
Under Votes 825 250 542 33
The County website now shows that ALL Vote-by-Mail ballots have been counted. 9,143 Provisional ballots remain to be counted, including 451 from Benicia. We will keep you posted on further updates

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    Benicia Election Results – Nov. 16, 2016, 5pm

    By Roger Straw, November 16, 2016

    Solano County seal (400x400)The Solano County Registrar of Voters issued a day’s end report at 5:07pm Wednesday 11/16, showing that all Benicia races remain as they were on election night.

    Mayor Elizabeth Patterson‘s lead increased by another 23 votes after today’s counting. Her margin of victory over challenger Mark Hughes has nearly tripled, increasing from 109 votes early on Wednesday morning, to 303 as of Wednesday evening Nov 16. Hughes phoned Mayor Patterson on Wednesday to concede the election.

    City Councilmember-elect Steve Young‘s lead over Tom Campbell decreased by 5 votes today and his lead over Christina Strawbridge decreased by 3. Young remains the top vote-getter, now by a margin of 226 votes over Campbell and 752 votes over Strawbridge. Traditionally in Benicia, the Council candidate with the most votes becomes Vice Mayor until the next election cycle. Congratulations, Vice-mayor-elect Young!

    Solano County Supervisor-elect Monica Brown also extended her lead over Mike Ioakimedes – by 218 votes, increasing her margin of victory to nearly 3200 votes (17,757 Brown to 14,563 Ioakimedes).

    Here is a table showing Benicia details, taken from Steve Young’s website:

    City Council (top two are elected)
    Candidate Total votes Vote % Election day Vote by mail Pro-visional
    Steve Young 6485 26.74 2022 4463 0
    Tom Campbell 6259 25.81 1788 4471 0
    Christina Strawbridge 5733 23.64 1604 4129 0
    Lionel Largaespada 3948 16.28 1233 2715 0
    George Oakes 1734 7.15 565 1169 0
    Write-in 92 0.38 33 59 0
    Over Votes 16 2 14 0
    Under Votes 5847 2121 3716 10
    Mayor
     Candidate Total votes   Vote % Election day  Vote by mail  Pro-visional
    Elizabeth Patterson 7259 50.90 2216 5043 0
    Mark Hughes  6956 48.77 2202 4754 0
    Write In 47 0.33 15 32 0
    Over Votes 1 1 0 0
    Under Votes 794 250 539 0 
    The County website shows additional as yet uncounted ballots: Vote-by-Mail less than 200, and Provisionals est. 12,544. A chart shows that Benicia has 751 provisional ballots yet to be counted. We will keep you posted on further updates

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      Benicia Election Results – Nov. 15, 2016, 5pm

      By Roger Straw, November 15, 2016
      Click here for updated LATEST Benicia Election Results as of Nov. 16. (Numbers shown below are as first reported on election night.)

      Solano County seal (400x400)The Solano County Registrar of Voters issued a day’s end report at 5:04pm today, showing that all Benicia races remain as they were on election night.

      Mayor Elizabeth Patterson‘s lead increased by another 14 votes after today’s counting.  Her margin of victory over challenger Mark Hughes has increased from 109 votes early on Wednesday morning, to 280 as of Tuesday evening Nov 15.  Hughes phoned Mayor Patterson on Wednesday to concede the election.

      City Councilmember-elect Steve Young‘s lead over Tom Campbell increased by 4 votes today and his lead over Christina Strawbridge increased by 38. Young remains the top vote-getter, now by a margin of 231 votes over Campbell and 755 votes over Strawbridge. Traditionally in Benicia, the Council candidate with the most votes becomes Vice Mayor until the next election cycle. Congratulations, Vice-mayor-elect Young!

      Solano County Supervisor-elect Monica Brown also extended her lead over Mike Ioakimedes – by 108 votes, increasing her margin of victory to nearly 3000 votes (17,407 Brown to 14,431 Ioakimedes).

      Here is a table showing Benicia details, taken from Steve Young’s website:

      City Council (top two are elected)
      Candidate Total votes Vote % Election day Vote by mail
      Steve Young 6473 26.75 2022 4451
      Tom Campbell 6242 25.80 1788 4454
      Christina Strawbridge 5718 23.63 1604 4114
      Lionel Largaespada 3941 16.29 1233 2708
      George Oakes 1728 7.14 565 1163
      Write-in 92 0.38 33 59
      Over Votes 16 2 14
      Under Votes 5814 2121 3693
      Mayor
       Candidate Total votes   Vote % Election day  Vote by mail 
      Elizabeth Patterson 7231 50.82 2216 5015
      Mark Hughes  6951 48.85 2202 4749
      Write In 47 0.33 15 32
      Over Votes 1 1 0
      Under Votes 782 250 532
      The County website shows additional as yet uncounted ballots: Vote-by-Mail less than 200, and Provisionals est. 12,544. A chart shows that Benicia has 751 provisional ballots to be counted. We will keep you posted on further updates

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        Benicia Election Results – Nov. 14, 2016, 5pm

        By Roger Straw, November 14, 2016
        Click here for updated LATEST Benicia Election Results as of Nov. 16. (Numbers shown below are as first reported on election night.)

        Solano County seal (400x400)The Solano County Registrar of Voters issued a day’s end report at 4:17pm today, showing that all Benicia races remain as they were on election night.

        Mayor Elizabeth Patterson‘s lead increased by another 33 votes after today’s counting.  Her margin of victory over challenger Mark Hughes has increased from 109 votes early on Wednesday morning, to 266 as of Monday evening Nov 14.  Hughes phoned Mayor Patterson on Wednesday to concede the election.

        City Councilmember-elect Steve Young‘s lead over Tom Campbell decreased by 28 today and his lead over Christina Strawbridge increased by 7. Young remains the top vote-getter, now by a margin of 227 votes over Campbell and 717 votes over Strawbridge. Traditionally in Benicia, the Council candidate with the most votes becomes Vice Mayor until the next election cycle. Congratulations, Vice-mayor-elect Young!

        Solano County Supervisor-elect Monica Brown also extended her lead over Mike Ioakimedes – by 790 votes, increasing her margin of victory to nearly 2900 votes (17,016 Brown to 14,148 Ioakimedes).

        Here is a table showing Benicia details, taken from Steve Young’s website:

        City Council (top two are elected)
        Candidate Total votes Vote % Election day Vote by mail
        Steve Young 6340 26.73 2022 4318
        Tom Campbell 6113 25.78 1788 4325
        Christina Strawbridge 5623 23.71 1604 4019
        Lionel Largaespada 3862 16.29 1233 2629
        George Oakes 1689 7.12 565 1124
        Write-in 88 0.37 33 55
        Over Votes 16 2 14
        Under Votes 5659 2121 3538
        Mayor
         Candidate Total votes   Vote % Election day  Vote by mail 
        Elizabeth Patterson 7083 50.79 2216 4867
        Mark Hughes  6817 48.88 2202 4615
        Write In 45 0.32 15 30
        Over Votes 1 1 0
        Under Votes 749 250 499
        The County website shows additional as yet uncounted ballots: Vote-by-Mail est. 1,375, and Provisionals est. 12,464. A chart shows that Benicia has 756 provisional ballots to be counted. We will keep you posted on further updates

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