Updated June 29, 1:51 p.m.
These results are all current as of Tuesday, June 28 at 4:15 p.m. See full Sacramento County election results here.
Sacramento County results arrived in three separate waves on Election Night, with the first released shortly after the polls closed at 8 p.m. on June 7. The county will release further reports every Friday and Tuesday at 4 p.m. until all the ballots are counted.
Thien Ho has virtually won the election for Sacramento County District Attorney with 57% of the vote. Alana Mathews follows with 43%.
The county has fewer than 1,500 ballots left to process, and Ho leads by more than 43,000 votes.
A former Sacramento County prosecutor, Mathews currently works for the Prosecutors Alliance of California, a nonprofit that pushes progressive court reforms. Ho works as the Assistant Chief Deputy District Attorney under current District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert.
Ho will serve as Sacramento County’s first Asian district attorney and succeed Schubert, who took office in 2014.
California Assembly Member Jim Cooper won in the race for county sheriff, after his opponent Undersheriff Jim Barnes conceded over the weekend. Cooper held a strong lead over the past month, and is looking at finishing close to 55% of the votes.
Outgoing Sheriff Scott Jones endorsed Barnes. Cooper, who was once a sheriff’s deputy in the department, previously ran against Jones for sheriff in 2010.
Cooper, who will become the county’s first African American sheriff, will lead a major law enforcement office in Sacramento, where roughly 1.5 million people live.
Longtime Natomas Unified School District Board Member Lisa Kaplan leads the four-way race with 49% of 12,081 ballots counted. Natomas Chamber of Commerce President Alyssa Lazano has 27%, followed by financial accountability manager Nate Pelzcar’ 20% of votes tallied so far. Crest Theater vice president and general manager Robert Alvis trails behind with 3.5%.
The race will likely head to a November run-off with Kaplan facing off against Lozano. The district includes North Natomas, where incumbent Angelique Ashby has represented since 2010.
Sacramento County Board of Education President Karina Talamantes leads the preliminary results with 49.3% of 9,412 counted ballots. Michael Lynch, co-founder of a nonprofit helping young men of color attend college, trails with 40.9%. Healthcare professional Adrianne Gonzales follows with 9.8%.
Unless Talamantes wins more than 50% of the vote in the final count, the top two will proceed to a November runoff election. The winner will represent the South Natomas, Gardenland and Northgate neighborhoods.
Homeless advocacy nonprofit director Caity Maple leads the four-way race with 43% of 8,795 ballots tallied. Tamiko Heim, who serves on the city’s Active Transportation Commission, is in second with 36.5%, followed by administrative assistant Kimberly Sow with 13%. Retired grocery store manager Chris Baker has 7%.
The leading two candidates will compete in November to represent the district encompassing Oak Park, Hollywood Park and Valley Hi.
District 7: Incumbent Rick Jennings is running unopposed. The district includes the South Land Park and Pocket communities.
Board of Supervisors
District 1: Incumbent Phil Serna is running unopposed. The district includes Natomas and Sacramento International Airport.
With so few ballots left to count, incumbent Patrick Kennedy has essentially won the race, accounting with 74% of the more than 43,000 ballots counted. Political newcomer and environmental advocate Duke Cooney follows behind with 26% of the preliminary vote.
Voters first elected Kennedy to the District 2 seat in 2014 to represent the district that includes the Greenhaven and Meadowview neighborhoods.
Longtime Elk Grove City Council Member Pat Hume leads the preliminary results with 42% of 63,962 votes counted. Cosumnes Community Services District Board President Jaclyn Moreno accounts for 33% of the vote, and former Elk Grove Mayor Steve Ly has 18%. Former Elk Grove Unified School District Trustee Alex Joe trails behind with 7% of the vote.
The top two vote-getters will face off in the November election to replace Don Nottoli, who has held the seat since 1994. The winner will then represent the district encompassing Rancho Cordova, Elk Grove and Galt.
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