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November 4, 2020 – Nevada County Elections Office’s last update for election night reports 30,488 ballots counted out of 74,467 registered voters. Less than 50% of possible votes have been counted in Grass Valley and just over 40% in both Nevada City and Truckee.

On Monday evening, the Elections Office announced 51,994 vote-by-mail ballots had been received, representing 73% of total ballots issued. Only 25,051 of those appear to have been tallied so far, together with 2,884 early votes and 2,553 election day votes.

With over 25,000 ballots remaining to be counted, candidates and their supporters need patience and trust in the process.

The Elections Office will provide updates throughout the 30-day canvass period.

Nevada City, City Council – vote for 1
999 out of 2,467 registered voters counted (40.49%)

Absentee votingEarly votingElection Day votingProvisionalTotalTotal %
Catalina Llanos1189913015.03%
Gary Petersen407321445350.06%
Amy Cobden273222131634.92%
Cast votes:7986344905
Overvote44
Undervote61131690

Grass Valley, City Council – vote for 3
3,922 ballots out of 8,316 registered voters counted (47.16%)

Absentee votingEarly votingElection Day votingProvisionalTotalTotal %
Bob Branstrom1,57799681,74424.91%
Janet Arbuckle1,7651531242,04229.17%
Edward W. Peevey773887893913.41%
Thomas Ivy1,5191151051,73924.84%
Steven Conrad44351435377.67%
Overvote22
Undervote3,7724934944,759

Town of Truckee, Town Council
4,717 out of 11,479 registered voters counted (41.54%)

Absentee votingEarly votingElection Day votingProvisionalTotalTotal %
Four year term – vote for 2
Frank J. Bernhard44094485827.68%
Courtney Henderson2,0692141612,44433.23%
Nicholas J. Sielchan13120291802.37%
Marcy Dolan665878783911.06%
Jack Forbes25644463464.56%
Dow Costa8931751411,20915.94%
Lindsay Romack1,6741911181,98326.15%
Overvote201324
Undervote1,3182372481,803
Two year term – vote for 1
Carla Embertson1,1202412171,57841.32%
Jan Zabriskie1,9421881112,24158.68%
Overvote4217
Undervote67101113891

The counting will continue during the official canvass period. County elections officials must report their final results to the Secretary of State for the Presidential contest by December 1 and all other state and federal contests by December 4. The Secretary of State will certify the results on December 11, 2020. The Electoral College will convene on December 14, 2020.