FOLLOW LIVE: San Diego election 2016 results

Posted at 2:36 PM, Nov 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-09 18:58:04-05

3:57 p.m., UPDATE: The San Diego Chargers downtown stadium initiative has failed. No on Measure C received 56.96 percent of the vote, while 43.04 percent voted to approve it. 

Other election results include: 

  • Measure D, Facilities and tourism tax initiative, was rejected. No: 59.64 percent, Yes: 40.36 percent
  • Measure G, Citizens review board on San Diego Police practives, was passed. Yes: 81.96 percent, No: 18.04 percent 

San Diegans voted narrowly in favor of (50.30 percent to 49.70 percent) to pass Proposition 67, a statewide ban on use of single-use plastic bags. 

9:51 a.m., UPDATE: In San Diego County, with 100 percent of precincts reporting, Hillary Clinton received the highest percentage of votes (56.05 percent) for the office of U.S. president. Donald Trump received 38.67 percent of the vote in San Diego but defeated Clinton nationwide. 

Other election results include: 

  • Sharon Whitehurst-Payne has defeated LaShae Collins for San Diego Unified District E board seat
  • Mara Elliott has defeated Robert Hickey for San Diego City Attorney 
  • Scott Peters has defeated Denise Gitsham for U.S. Rep., 52nd district 
  • Darrell Issa has defeated Douglas Applegate for U.S. Rep., 49th district 

10:37 p.m., UPDATE: California passes Prop. 63, a gun and ammunition control initiative, per City News Service. 

10:33 p.m., UPDATE - Nadine Scott, running for Oceanside city treasurer, is losing in early returns to opponent Gary Ernst, who died two months ago.

10:12 p.m., UPDATE: California Prop. 55, a tax extension to fund education and healthcare has passed, per Associated Press. 

9:40 p.m., UPDATE: Prop. 52, Medi-Cal hospital free program initiative passes, per City News Service. 

9:24 p.m., UPDATE: Prop. 56, cigarette tax to fund healthcare passes, per City News Service. 

9:16 p.m., UPDATE: Lemon Grove City Council results:  David Arambula leads with 21.21% of the vote, with 14.3% of precincts reporting.

U.S. Rep. for 52nd district. Scott Peters (57.5%) leads Denise Gitsham (42.5%).

9:10 p.m., UPDATE: Prop. 57 on criminal sentences, juvenile criminal proceedings and sentencings, passes.

9:01 p.m., UPDATE: Supervisors election: With 22% of precincts reporting, Dave Roberts (51.4%) narrowly leads Kristin Gaspar (48.5%)

8:47 p.m., UPDATE: Att. Gen. Kamala Harris has won the open Senate seat to replace retiring Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer.

8:34 p.m., UPDATE: San Diego Measure A Road Repairs is passing so far with 57% voting yes (28.6% precincts reporting)

8:33 p.m., UPDATE:- State voters repeal nearly two-decade-old law limiting bilingual education in schools.

8:31 p.m., UPDATE: With 31% of precincts reporting, Doug Applegate (52.6%) leads Darrell Issa (47.3%) for 49th Congressional district

8:21 p.m., UPDATE: Prop. 64, which legalizes marijuana for recreational use, passes in California.

8:15 p.m., UPDATE: With 15% of precincts reporting, San Diego Measure G, SDPD shooting oversight, is passing so far with 82.7%.

8:06 p.m., UPDATE: First numbers for Measure C, Chargers stadium initiative first numbers: 61 percent no on C, 39 percent yes on C. 

With 15% of precincts reporting, San Diego Measure G, San Diego Police Department shooting oversight is passing so far with 82.7%

8:00 p.m. - Polls calls in California.


San Diego county officials say there were no major problems to report at the polling stations Tuesday morning.

San Diego County Registrar Michael Vu is predicting voter turnout to be anywhere from 72 to 75 percent by the time the election is certified.

More than 7,500 poll workers opened about 1,500 poll locations in the county at 7 a.m., including at the registrar of voters office in Kearny Mesa.

Vu said there were long lines at the registrar's office on Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday, but there was no waiting on Election Day.

He said he had no information about the percentage of registered voters who had cast ballots as of late morning.


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City News Services contributed to this report.