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CERTIFIED ELECTION RESULTS: No Change – Clean Sweep for Experienced Candidates: 2 Races Face November Runoff

Thurs. June 30, 2022: Final Certified Election Results
Superintendent of Schools Race

Judy Flores: 27,851 — 57.09%
Bryan Caples: 20,934 — 42.91%

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Shasta County Supervisor District 1

Kevin Crye: 3,561 — 42.65%
Erin Resner: 4,041 — 48.40%

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Shasta County Supervisor District 5

Chris Kelstrom: 3,349 — 36.47%
Baron Browning: 4,011 — 43.67%

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Shasta County Clerk/Registrar of Voters

Cathy Darling Allen: 33,828 — 68.36%
Bob Holsinger: 15,657 — 31.64%

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Shasta County District Attorney

Stephanie Bridgett: 27,662 — 55.67%
Erik Jensen: 22,023 — 44.33%

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Shasta County Sheriff/Coroner

John Greene: 18,809 — 37.76%

Michael Johnson: 30,998 — 62.24%

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In a late-Thursday-afternoon June 30 press release, Cathy Darling Allen, Shasta County Clerk and Registrar of Voters, released the final certified election count update.

According to Darling Allen said that the final certified election results will be presented to the governing Board — the Shasta County Board of Supervisors — at their July 12 meeting, where supervisors shall accept the certified results and declare local candidates elected.

Darling Allen said that election contests or requests for a recount must be received no later than 5 pm on Tues., July 5th, 2022 (CA Elections Code 15620 and 16421).

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June 17, 2022: Fourth Estimated Unprocessed Ballot Report

(Note: An earlier version contained some accounting errors with regard to the total unprocessed ballots in the June 17 Unprocessed Ballot Report. The data shown below is the updated, corrected information.)

On Fri., June 17, Cathy Darling Allen, Shasta County Clerk/Registrar of Voters, released the fourth estimated unprocessed ballot count. Darling Allen emphasizes that this report is an estimated count of unprocessed ballots that are currently in the elections office. Elections department staff continue to process these ballots, including verifying signatures and voter eligibility. Darling Allen said there may be ballots added to this count or removed as necessary, as staff determines ballot eligibility.

Vote by mail: 807
Provisional ballots: 177
Conditional voter registration: 28
Other 140 (Includes unprocessed ballots that are
damaged, need to be remade, or require further review)
Total Unprocessed ballots: 1152

The next expected results report will be Monday June 27, 2022 at 5 p.m. Darling Allen and her staff thank voters for their  understanding as all eligible ballots are processed for this election.

Superintendent of Schools Race

Judy Flores: 27,329 — 57.26%
Bryan Caples: 20,403 — 42.74%

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Shasta County Supervisor District 1

Kevin Crye: 3,482 — 42.63%
Erin Resner: 3,953 — 48.40%

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Shasta County Supervisor District 5

Chris Kelstrom: 3,301 — 36.47%
Baron Browning: 3,959 — 43.74%

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Shasta County Clerk/Registrar of Voters

Cathy Darling Allen: 33,206 — 68.58%
Bob Holsinger: 15,069 — 31.42%

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Shasta County District Attorney

Stephanie Bridgett: 27,173 — 55.90%
Erik Jensen: 21,437 — 44.10%

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Shasta County Sheriff/Coroner

John Greene: 18,301 — 37.57%

Michael Johnson: 30,467 — 62.43%

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June 15, 2022: Third Estimated Unprocessed Ballot Report

On the afternoon of Wednesday, June 15, Shasta County clerk/registrar of voters Cathy Darling Allen released the latest election figures that are in the election office. She cautioned the public to remember that these votes provide an estimate.

“We are still processing these ballots, including verifying the signature and the eligibility of the voter,” Darling Allen said in a press release. “There may be ballots added to this count or removed as necessary, as we determine the eligibility of ballots received.”

Tuesday evening results

Voter By Mail (VBM): 4.706

Provisional ballots: 202

CVR Provisional: 28

Other: 140
(Includes unprocessed ballots that are damaged, need to be remade, or require further review)

Total Unprocessed ballots: 5076

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Superintendent of Schools Race

Judy Flores: 25,519 — 57.39%
Bryan Caples: 18,949 — 42.61%

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Shasta County Supervisor District 1

Kevin Crye: 2,809 — 41.74%
Erin Resner: 3,291 — 48.90%

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Shasta County Supervisor District 5

Chris Kelstrom: 3,262 — 36.64%
Baron Browning: 3,884 — 43.63%

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Shasta County Clerk/Registrar of Voters

Cathy Darling Allen: 31,051 — 68.82%
Bob Holsinger: 14,069 — 31.18%

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Shasta County District Attorney

Stephanie Bridgett: 25,420 — 56.12%
Erik Jensen: 19,872 — 43.88%

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Shasta County Sheriff/Coroner

John Greene: 16,930 — 37.29%

Michael Johnson: 28,467 — 62.71%

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At 5 p.m. Fri., June 17, the elections office hopes to release its next expected results report.

“We thank you all for your understanding as we process all eligible ballots for this election,” Darling Allen said.

Questions should be directed to elections@co.shasta.ca.us.

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June 10, 2022 Shasta County election results

Cathy Darling Allen, Shasta County Clerk and Registrar of Voters, released a statement after 5 p.m. today to inform the public and media about the recent results update.

Click here to see the full results on the elections department website.

“A special thanks to our community members that have reached out to show support of our team and the work we are doing,”  Darling said in a press release. “You are a reminder as to why we love serving our community, and it is bringing hope back into our office. We truly appreciate it!”

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Second Estimated Unprocessed Ballot Report

According to Darling Allen, this latest report is an estimated count of unprocessed ballots on hand in the elections department. Darling Allen emphasized that the estimate is just that; an estimate.

“We are still processing these ballots, including verifying the signature and the eligibility of the voter,” Darling Allen said in the press release. ” There may be ballots added to this count or removed as necessary, as we receive valid post marked ballots from the post office through June 14, 2022.”

New numbers

Vote by mail: 15,969

Provisional Ballots: 202

CVR (V) Provisional: 28
( “CVR voter” Conditional voter registration extends the existing 15-day registration deadline in California to eligible voters, allowing them to register and vote provisionally 14 days prior to an election

Other: 99
(Includes unprocessed ballots that are damaged, need to be remade, or require further review)

Total remaining unprocessed ballots: 16,298

Superintendent of Schools Race

Judy Flores:  59.39% — 19,684 votes
Bryan Caples:40.61% — 13,457 votes

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Shasta County Supervisor District 1

Erin Resner: 49.71 % — 3,145 votes
Kevin Crye: 40.97 % — 2,592 votes

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Shasta County Superintendent of Schools

Judy Flores: 59.39 % — 19,684 votes
Bryan Caples: 40.61 % — 13,457 votes

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Shasta County Supervisor District 5

Baron Browning: 45.53 % — 2,892 votes
Chris Kelstrom: 35.30 % — 2,242 votes

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Shasta County Clerk/Registrar of Voters

Cathy Darling Allen: 70.82 % — 23,868 votes
Bob Holsinger: 29.18 % — 9,836 votes

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Shasta County District Attorney

Stephanie Bridgett: 58.34 % — 19,702
Erin Jensen: 41.66 % — 14,069

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Shasta County Sheriff/Coroner

Michael Johnson: 64.31 % — 21,737 votes
John Greene: 35.69 % — 12,063 votes

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ELECTION UPDATE: 4 p.m. June 9, 2022
23,953 Estimated Shasta County Ballots Remain Unprocessed

Cathy Darling Allen, Shasta County Clerk and Registrar of Voters, released the county election department’s “First Estimated Unprocessed Ballot Report” in a press release this afternoon.

According to Darling Allen, this report is an estimated count of unprocessed ballots currently on site in the election department.

“It is just that, an estimate,” Darling Allen said in the press release. “We are still processing these ballots, including verifying the signature and the eligibility of the voter. There may be ballots added to count or removed as necessary, as we receive valid post marked ballots from the post office through June 14, 2022.”

Breakdown of  unprocessed ballots

• VBM (vote by mail) ballots: 23,624

• Provisional ballots: 202

• CVR (conditional voter request) Provisional: 28
(Conditional voter registration extends the existing 15-day registration deadline in California to eligible voters, allowing them to register and vote provisionally 14 days prior to an election.)

• Other: 99
(Includes unprocessed ballots that are damaged, need to be remade, or require further review)

Total unprocessed ballots: 23,953

Number of registered Shasta County voters: 112,358

Current voter turnout percentage: 44.58%

Darling Allen said that the next expected results reported will be released at Friday at 5 p.m.

“We thank you all for your understanding as we process all eligible ballots for this election,” she said.

The previous June 8 2022 updated information on the the election department’s website reported a turnout of 26,140 voters out of Shasta County’s 112,358 registered voters. for a 23.26 percent voter turnout.

Shasta County’s Tuesday evening and Wednesday morning election vote counts reported the following results for local races:

Superintendent of Schools

Bryan Caples: 8 p.m.: 6,225 votes; 34.11 percent.

Judy Flores: 8 p.m.: 12,023 votes; 65.89 percent.

Shasta County Supervisor, District 1

Kevin Crye: 8 p.m. 1,224 votes; 34.11 percent

Erin Resner: 8 p.m. 1,864; 53.50 percent

(Note: Kymberly Vollmers, who dropped out of the race during a candidates forum and lent her endorsement to Resner, received 397 votes; 11.39 percent.)

Shasta County Supervisor, District 5

Chris Kelstrom: 8 p.m.: 1,046; 29.23 percent

Baron Browning: 8 p.m.: 1,824 votes; 50.96 percent

(Note, only the top two vote-getters are shown here at this point. Other District 5 candidates included Colt Roberts, Frank Lobue and Alex Madrigal.)

Shasta County Clerk/Registrar of Voters

Cathy Darling Allen: 8 p.m.: 14,796 votes; 79.33 percent

Bob Holsinger: 8 p.m.: 3,856 votes; 20.67 percent

Shasta County District Attorney

Stephanie Bridgett: 8 p.m.: 12,201 votes; 65.47 percent

Erik Jensen: 8 p.m.: 6,436 votes; 34.53 percent

Sheriff/Coroner

John Greene: 8 p.m.: 5,618 votes; 30.22 percent

Michael Johnson: 8 p.m.: 12,972 votes, 69.78 percent

Later results

The results were as follows for the after-11 p.m. count:

The results were as follows for the after- 1 a.m. count; with 100 percent of the precincts reporting:

These are not the final results. Election return numbers will fluctuate in the upcoming weeks, or even into next month until the election is certified.

This link will provide ongoing election result updates.

Dates to remember

Thurs., June 9: County clerk will publish an approximate total available of the remaining ballots to be added to the count.

Fri. June 10: County clerk will publish updated totals that may include ballots dropped on Election Day.

Fri. June 17: County clerk will publish updated totals that may include that may include ballots being remade, provisional, etc.

For local races, such as  county supervisors, or elected county department heads, the winning candidate must get 50 percent of the vote, plus 1 vote.

A News Cafe will cover this evolving story. Stay tuned.

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This post was updated for clarity and corrections at 1. on June 8, 2022.

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Doni Chamberlain

Independent online journalist Doni Chamberlain founded A News Cafe in 2007 with her son, Joe Domke. Chamberlain holds a Bachelor's Degree in journalism from CSU, Chico. She's an award-winning newspaper opinion columnist, feature and food writer recognized by the Associated Press, the California Newspaper Publishers Association and E.W. Scripps. She's been featured and quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, L.A. Times, Slate. Bloomberg News and on CNN, KQED and KPFA. She lives in Redding, California.

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