NEVADA CITY Calif. November 22, 2016 – An earlier than promised update on election results has been released by the Nevada County Elections Office. With only 2,258 ballots remaining to be counted the results of all races have been determined. Measure A, the library sales tax passes with 70.55% of Yes votes. The measure needed 66.6% to pass.
Supervisor Nate Beason expressed his satisfaction over the outcome, stating “The passage of Measure A reaffirms our residents’ commitment to a vibrant library system and reflects how much they value libraries’ contribution to our sense of community. I congratulate the voters for their wisdom and foresight.”
Measure B, allowing the school system to issue $47 million in bonds also passes the required 55% threshold with a total of 55.65% in Nevada County and 65.81% in Yuba County.
Statewide Prop. 64, the recreational marijuana proposition, was approved by 52.83% of Nevada County voters.
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Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton won Nevada County with 47.65% of the votes, followed by Republican candidate and now President-Elect Donald Trump with 42.47% of votes.
The full results are below: