With 100% of the precincts reporting, no Santa Cruz County 4th District Supervisor candidate received the 50% plus 1 vote required to be declared the winner. Therefore, in November, incumbent Greg Caput, with forty-five point four seven percent (45.47%) or sixteen hundred votes (1600), will face former Police Chief Terry Medina, who received twenty-seven point six eight percent (27.68%) or nine hundred seventy-four votes (974 votes).
Jimmy Dutra finished third with twenty-three point two seven (23.27%) followed by Dana Sales with three point three eight percent.(3.38%)
County Supervisor 4th District
Vote Count Percent
NPP - GREG CAPUT 1,600 45.47%
NPP - TERRY MEDINA 974 27.68%
NPP - JIMMY DUTRA 819 23.27%
NPP - DANA M. SALES 119 3.38%
WRITE-IN 7 0.20%
Total 3,519 100.00%
With one hundred percent of the precincts reported, Jim Hart is projected to be the winner of the 2014 Santa Cruz County Sheriff/Coroner race. Hart received sixty-five point three three percent (65.33%) or twenty-thousand one hundred forty (20,140) votes….far more than the 50% plus one vote required to avoid a run-off in November. Roger Wildey received twenty-one point six four percent (21.64%) or six thousand six-hundred seventy votes(6,670), with Bob Pursley finishing third with twelve and a half percent (12.50%) or three thousand eight hundred fifty four votes (3,854).
Hart was endorsed by sheriff Phil Wowak when Wowak announced his retirement in March of this year.
Santa Cruz County Sheriff-Coroner
Vote Count Percent
NPP - JIM HART 20,140 65.33%
NPP - ROGER WILDEY 6,670 21.64%
NPP - ROBERT J. PURSLEY JR. 3,854 12.50%
WRITE-IN 163 0.53%
Total 30,827 100.00%
The Saturday Special with Michael Zwerling- May 31st 2014- Why are Americans Leaving the U.S.?
Fukushima and radiation, political unrest, a tyrannical government, what could be causing rational citizens to pack up and move.....to another country?! Listen to the story of Bodhi Krohl and decide for yourself if this all paranoia or something that everyone needs to pay attention to. Wake up America, before your country leaves you!
How much does your privacy matter to you? Hear what local people had to say to and make up your own mind. Also hear about the life and work of Santa Cruz native Ed Penniman, President of the Santa Cruz Art League and award-winning graphic designer and artist. Listen here http://bit.ly/IAQOB31May14 to It's A Question Of Balance with Ruth Copland.
Happy LGBTQ Pride weekend!
In addition to this week's hot topics, we share candid LGBTQA interviews from this year's Queer Youth Leadership Awards held at New Brighton Middle School. And, Steph reports live from the 22nd annual Dyke Trans March and Pink.Party!
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