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Friday, November 07, 2008

HBJ Pulls Ahead in See-Saw Race, Other Races Tight in SB County


The see-saw back and forth continues between Hannah-Beth Jackson and Tony Strickland in their race for the 19th Senate District. More votes in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles Counties today bring Hannah-Beth back into the lead after Strickland enjoyed most of the day in the lead from votes he picked up in Ventura County yesterday. Are there more votes? As it is Friday evening, I do not know and would appreciate any update any of you can give our readers.

Here's another look over the last couple of days:


In other news Ed Heron has stayed ahead and actually increased his lead for the third position for the Santa Barbara School Board from 241 to 320 votes.

In Carpinteria, seven precincts have made the second position for council a tight race with Steve McWhirter only 17 votes behind:

CITY OF CARPINTERIA CITY COUNCIL MEMBER



Polling VBM Total
Number of Precincts
7 0 7
Precincts Reporting
7 0 7 100.0 %
Vote For
2 2 2
Total Votes
3763 4970 8733

JOE ARMENDARIZ
1008 1327 2335 26.74%
KATHLEEN REDDINGTON
949 1239 2188 25.05%
STEVE MCWHIRTER
930 1241 2171 24.86%
CHUCK MCQUARY
870 1151 2021 23.14%

4 Comments:

Anonymous Jerry Roberts said...

Sara, I spoke with Parke Skelton, Jackson's strategist, who told me he expected the count in the counties to take about another week to 10 days. His comments are in an update I just posted on my blog:
http://independent.com/blogs/capitol-letters/2008/nov/07/update11808/. Nice chart!!!

11/07/2008 10:54 PM  
Anonymous Go Steve Go said...

If Steve McWhirter wins his race it will be a glorious day for that little beach town...or said another way; Morning in Carpinteria!

11/08/2008 6:35 AM  
Anonymous All-Boy Clup of Carp said...

Say it ain't so, Joe? Whatsa matter? You afraid of a woman being on City Council? Does Ms. Reddington express her opinion too much for your taste? Please.

11/09/2008 8:06 AM  
Anonymous Carp Woman said...

I'm not Joe, but I am a Carpinterian, and a woman at that. Ms. Reddington expresses her opinion too much for most people that have gotten a taste of her. She is rude, obnoxious, and most people that know her, don't care for her. Just watch a couple of planning commission meetings, you will know what I am talking about.
I agree we need a woman on the council, but Reddington is not the woman we need. She is like a liberal, female version of Greg Gandrud.

11/09/2008 1:40 PM  

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