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Republicans (29) now hold more governorships than Democrats (20 ) after gaining six seats; one inde pendent holds a governor’s seat.   … BUT IN CALIFORNIA, DEMOCRATS WIN ALL EXECUTIVE BRANCH OFF ICES. In the governor’s race, Democrat Jerry Brown defeated Republican Meg Whitman by a 13-point margin (54% to 41%, 5% other). Brown won in the San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles; Whitman won in the Central Valley and Orange C ounty. Democrats in other statewide races also won: Gavin Newsom (Lieutenan t Governor), Debra Bowen (Secretary of State), John Chiang (Controller), Bill Lockyer (Treasurer), Kamala D. Harris (Attorney General), and Dave Jones (Insurance Commissioner) . Tom Torlakson won the nonpartisan race for Superintendent of Public Instruction .   DEMOCRAT BARBARA BOX ER KEEPS U.S SENATE SEAT; ALL HOUSE INCU MBENTS WIN. In the U.S. Senate race , incumbent Barbara Boxer ( 52 %) beat Republican Carly Fior ina ( 42%) to earn a fourth term . Boxer won in virtually the same counties as Jerry Brown. As Democrats across the country lost House races, none of California’s 53 seats s witched parties (34 Democrats, 19 Repub licans); just two seats were open. This was the last election involving C ongressional districts drawn after the 2000 Census .   NO ANTI -INCUMBENT SENTIMENT IN STATE L EGISLATURE; DEMOCRATS PICK UP ASSEMBLY SEATS. Of the 40 state senate seats, 20 were up for election and two seats will have special elections in coming months. Democrats now hold 24 seats, and Republicans 14. No incumbent lost and no open seats switched parties . All 80 assembly seats (50 Democrats, 29 Republicans , 1 independent) were on the ballot ; two open seats changed parties. Democrats now hold 52 seats , and Republicans 28.   FOUR OF NINE CITIZENS’ INITIATIVES ON TH E BALLOT PASS. Voters passed Proposition 20, which expands the state redistricting commission to Congressional districts. Proposition 22, which prohibits the state from taking some local funds, also passed . Voters said yes to Proposition 25, which lowers the vote requirement to pass a state budget from two -thirds to a simple majority, and Proposition 26, which requires a two-thirds vote for some state and local fees. Propositions 19 (marijuana legalization), 21 (state park vehicle license fee), 23 (AB 32 suspension ), 24 (business tax liability ), and 27 (redistr icting commission elimination) , all failed .   VOTER REGISTRATION I S UP AND TURNOUT IS THE HIGHEST FOR A GUBERNATORIAL ELECTI ON SINCE 1994 . Currently , 17.3 million Calif ornians (73.4% of eligible voters) are registered . This number is up from 15.8 million (70% ) in 2006 , the last gubernatorial election, and 15.3 million (71.3 %) in 2002. Democrats have a 13.1 -point edge in registration o ver Republicans ; the gap has widened from 8.2 poin ts in 2006 and 9.4 points in 2002. A record 3.5 mi llion (20.3%) are registered as independent s, up from 3 million (18.7%) in 2006, and 2.3 million (15.2%) in 2002. T urnout (59.6%) this year is higher than in each gubernatorial election since 1994 (56.2% 2006 , 50.6 % 2002, 57.6% 1998, 60.5% 1994). www.ppic.org California’s 2010 General Election Source: California Secretary of State Statement of Vote November 2, 2010 General Election . The New York Times Election Results. Contact: survey@ppic.org 34 19 0 10 20 30 40 D emo c ratsRep ub lic ans Numb er o f s eats California U.S.House Seats 52% 6% Barbara Bo x er Carl y Fi o rina O th er c an d idates U.S. Senate Race 4761 43 61 3842555241 5339 57 39 6258454859 0 20 40 60 80 100 Prop 1 9Marijuana Le ga liza tion Prop 2 0Congre s s iona lRedistricting Prop 2 1 Park Vehicle License Fee Prop 2 2 State and Loc a l Fund Transfer Prop 2 3AB 3 2 Sus pe ns ion Prop 2 4Business Tax Liability Prop 2 5Ma j ori tyBudge t Vote Prop 2 6State andLocal Fees 2/3 Vote Prop 2 7 RedistrictingCommis s ion Elimination % NoYe sState Ballot Propositions 24 52 14 28 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 Senate*Assembly Numb er o f s eats Demo c rats Rep ubl i c ans California State Legislature *Twoaddit ional s eat sw ill s oon hav e s pec ial elec t ions 54% 5% Jerry Brown Meg W h i tman O th er c an d idates Governor’s Race " } ["___content":protected]=> string(130) "

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