Stanislaus County Clerk Recorder and Registrar of Voters Lee Lundrigan announced the Nov. 7, 2017 Consolidated District Election canvass of the vote was completed on Thursday Nov. 16, 2017. Stanislaus County certified its election results which can be found posted on the election website, www.stanvote.com.
This was a district election which included all of Stanislaus County and portions of both San Joaquin County and Santa Clara County.
The certification of the vote includes an official summary of the results, including a tally of votes conducted by Stanislaus County for the contests shared with San Joaquin County and Santa Clara County which overlapped county boundaries and was shared between the counties.
In the Oakdale Irrigation District race of interest to Riverbank residents, Brad DeBoer received 705 votes to the 374 cast for Grover Francis in Division 5, which includes land in both Oakdale and Riverbank. There were no write in votes and, with roughly 65 percent of the vote, DeBoer was elected to the post.
The final figures on Measure S, continuation of the one-eighth cent sales tax to benefit local libraries, show it was overwhelmingly approved, with 41,986 ‘Yes’ votes compared to 9,025 ‘No’ votes, the Measure passing by an 82 to 18 percent margin.
Stanislaus had 238,666 registered voters eligible to cast their ballot in this election, of which 51,325 voted. A total of 44,706 ballots were cast by mail in Stanislaus County compared with only 6,619 Stanislaus voters going to the polls on Election Day. Voter turnout was 21.50 percent in this election.