Inyo election results pending

inyocourthouseAt last report, the Elections staff at the Inyo County Courthouse continued to process some 1400 absentee ballots that came into the polls election day. There may be an additional report sometime today.

Inyo County only had one contested election – Supervisor for District 1. All other County officials and one other Supervisor District were up for election but had no challengers. The lack of opponents left voters largely disinterested in the election. Voter turn-out was very low at around 9%.

As we reported, voters wrote-in lots of names on local candidates who had no challengers, and, again, that was most of them.

The District 1 Supervisor race still stands at Dan Totheroh with 311 votes; David Tanksley with 259; and Bill Stoll with 70.

We will let you know when there are more results to report.


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8 Responses to Inyo election results pending

  1. Trouble June 5, 2014 at 7:06 am #

    Ya, 9% turn out. Maybe my vote really did mean something this time.

    • RAM June 5, 2014 at 9:48 am #

      It’s probably better more people didn’t vote.

      Obama got people to vote that had never voted before and look what happened

  2. Wayne Deja June 5, 2014 at 12:32 pm #

    Ram…Romney,the Republicans and the tea-baggers tried to make it to where certain people COULD’NT vote…..and look what happened.

    • Seriously? June 5, 2014 at 1:50 pm #

      How did the conservatives make it to where certain people couldn’t vote? Are you referring to requiring ID? Is that so bad to require an ID to participate in changes in this nation? You have to have an ID to open an account of any type, to purchase tobacco, to purchase alcohol, to fly on an airplane (at most if not all airports), to legally drive a vehicle, and many other things we take for granted in this country. To ask for a valid ID because fraud is so rampant (on both sides of the spectrum) is such a horrible and despicable thing. WD….according to all this logic, why ask for ID to purchase a firearm?

      • Benett Kessler June 5, 2014 at 2:31 pm #

        There does not seem to be evidence that voting fraud is “rampant.” Benett Kessler

      • Wayne Deja June 5, 2014 at 3:20 pm #

        Seriously ?……On the first story I “googled” about Republicans trying to “alter” things to go their way,came up with them trying to penalize the biggest county in Ohio for sending out absentee ballots…Republicans trying to make shorter hours the booths should be open,no voting on week-ends,eliminating early voting and absentee voting….and trying to eliminate same-day registration….but I guess,from how things turned out,and who they chose to run,didn’t really matter much anyway,did it ?

        • Trouble June 6, 2014 at 6:18 am #

          I think you are going back to Bush, Gore and Florida crap.

  3. RAM June 6, 2014 at 10:31 am #

    “Republicans trying to “alter” things to go their way”

    Well at least you got this part right. If Obama grants citizenship to all the illegal alien law breakers they will surely vote for what he wants. So yes the Republicans would like to prevent this from happening.


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