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June 7, 2016 – Welcome to our real-time election coverage for the June 2016 Presidential Primary. Starting at 5:00 pm, we will bring you live updates from primary elections around the country and as soon as polls close in California – at 8:00 pm – we’ll be live from the Nevada County Elections Office.

You can follow the results here as they become available, ask your questions in the comment section and of course send us your “I Voted” selfies.

#GoVote because every vote matters!

Contests of special interest to Nevada County voters include District 1 and 2 Supervisor, Measure W (county-wide) and Measure Y (Nevada City only).

June 7, 2016 at 6:27 PM

No long lines at the Elections office at this time. Still time to vote until 8:00 pm.

June 7, 2016 at 7:20 PM

Still a steady stream of voters dropping off their ballots or coming to vote at the Rood Center. 40 minutes before the polls close.

June 7, 2016 at 7:37 PM

Message from Clerk-Recorder Greg Diaz: Despite E-Poll book glitch, your vote will be counted

June 7, 2016 at 8:01 PM

The polls are now closed.

June 7, 2016 at 8:08 PM

The last three voters, who were in the Elections Office before 8:00 pm, just voted. Now, we’re waiting for results.

June 7, 2016 at 8:20 PM

First results are expected in about 10 minutes. These will be all vote-by mail ballots.

June 7, 2016 at 8:43 PM 

Tonight’s first results, consisting solely of Vote-by-Mail ballots

Supervisor District 1Cast votesPercentage
Duane Strawser 1,984 43.04
Heidi Hall 2,626 56.96
Supervisor District 2Cast votesPercentage
Ed Scofield 2,169 61.32
Richard Harris 1,368 38.68
Measure WCast votesPercentage
Yes 8,373 45.18
No 10,159 54.82
Nevada City Measure YCast votesPercentage
Yes 270 35.11
No 499 64.89

June 7, 2016 at 8:50 PM

With 18,811 ballots counted, Measure W opponents have a narrow lead. Nevada City’s Measure Y appears to be failing.

June 7, 2016 at 9:16 PM

Other results from the first batch:

Presidential primary:

Bernie Sanders: 5,031 votes (55.32%)
Hillary Clinton: 3,994 votes (43.91%)

Donald Trump: 5,443 votes (81.68%)
John Kasich: 624 votes (9.36%)

County Central Committee District 2, Vote For 6 Republican

Don Bessee 516 8.13%
Sharon Eskelson 996 15.69%
Claudia C. Taylor 576 9.07%
Clifford E. Taylor 511 8.05%
Richard R. Ulery 931 14.66%
William Hald 871 13.72%
Camille Hald 867 13.66%
Eddie Garcia 1,081 17.03%

June 7, 2016 at 10:09 PM 

The first election day ballots have been counted.

Supervisor District 1Cast votesPercentage
Duane Strawser 2,809 43.26
Heidi Hall 3,685 56.74
Supervisor District 2Cast votesPercentage
Ed Scofield 2,169 61.32
Richard Harris 1,368 38.68
Measure WCast votesPercentage
Yes 9,362 44.11
No 11,864 55.89
Nevada City Measure YCast votesPercentage
Yes 400 34.69
No 753 65.31

June 7, 2016 at 10:58 PM

We are expecting 2 more updates. The next update should be available by 11:10 pm. Only election day numbers for Truckee and Lake of the Pines will be still outstanding.

June 7, 2016 at 11:08 PM

Supervisor District 1Cast votesPercentage
Duane Strawser 2,875 43.42
Heidi Hall 3,746 56.58
Supervisor District 2Cast votesPercentage
Ed Scofield 2,551 61.09
Richard Harris 1,625 38.91
Measure WCast votesPercentage
Yes 10,743 43.01
No 14,236 56.99
Nevada City Measure YCast votesPercentage
Yes 400 34.69
No 753 65.31

June 7, 2016 at 11:16 PM

36 out of 80 precincts have now reported. Here is the complete pdf file with the latest results

June 7, 2016 at 11:46 PM

Final results for the night. 80 out of 80 precincts have been tabulated. We’ll post an explainer what comes next shortly.

Supervisor District 1Cast votesPercentage
Duane Strawser 2,875 43.42
Heidi Hall 3,756 56.58
Supervisor District 2Cast votesPercentage
Ed Scofield 3,018 60.76
Richard Harris 1,949 39.24
Measure WCast votesPercentage
Yes 11,585 42.23
No 15,845 57.77
Nevada City Measure YCast votesPercentage
Yes 400 34.69
No 753 65.31

June 8, 2016 at 12:27 AM

As of now:
4,538 Vote by Mail ballots remain to be counted
1,371 Provisional ballots remain to be counted
179.5 (.5 = one card of the two card ballot missing) Ballots voted but not scanned
Unknown number of Truckee ballots remaining to be counted.

Roughly between 6-8,000 ballots remain to be counted.