Complete Healdsburg Elections Results 2012

McCaffery will join City Council, Measure V adds taxes to Healdsburg purchases, Sonoma County Board of Education seat is all but decided.

Six candidates are vying for three seats on Healdsburg City Council in Tuesday's elections. By the end of election night, it looks like those three seats will go to newcomer Shaun McCaffery and incumbents Tom Chambers and Gary Plass.

See commentary from the winning and losing candidates in this story.

In addition, Healdsburg helped elect a Sonoma County Board of Education trustee from the North Sonoma County District, Area 4. Three candidates are running, with Lisa Wittke Schaffner winning the race.

Healdsburg voters decided to approve , by a comfortable margin

Voters in Healdsburg also approved Measure W, which continues the city's urban growth boundary. The boundary continuation has the unanimous support of city leaders, who said that it has helped greatly to avoid urban sprawl.

Healdsburg voters also weighed in on 2nd District congressional race and the 2nd District State Assembly race. Sonoma County voting results for these races are posted and updated in this Patch article.

Date of the article reflects latest update time, results as of 2:22 a.m. Wednesday morning. They are complete precinct results, with only late mail-in and provisional ballots to be added.

For results from the U.S. Presidential race, the 11 California statewide propositions and all state results, see our Patch regional, statewide and federal election articles posted today.

For individual elections stories, see our Healdsburg Patch Elections 2012 Guide.

Member, City Council
Vote For: 3 Completed Precincts: 5 of 5
Vote Count Percentage Shaun F McCaffery 2,648 25.1% Tom Chambers 2,502 23.7% Gary W Plass 2,409 22.8% Tim Meinken 1,185 11.2% Vernon P Simmons 1,174 11.1% Dennis J Brown 637 6.0% Write-in candidate(s) 9 0.1% Sonoma County Board of
Education Area 4
Completed Precincts: 93 of 93
Vote Count Percentage Lisa Wittke Schaffner 12,254 45.2% Ronald McEwan 8,706 32.1% Cheryl Scholar 5,979 22.0% Write-in candidate(s) 197 0.7%


Measure V-Healdsburg
Transactions and Use Tax

Completed Precincts: 5 of 5
Vote Count Percentage Yes 2,413 55.4% No 1,943 44.6%


Measure W-Healdsburg
Urban Growth Boundary
Completed Precincts: 5 of 5
Vote Count Percentage Yes 3,246 75.6% No 1,050 24.4%


Stay Patched in! Follow Healdsburg Patch on Twitter | Like Healdsburg Patch on Facebook | Sign up for the daily email with links to the latest news.

Vernon Simmons November 07, 2012 at 03:09 PM
I should like to congratulate Tom, Shaun and Gary for their successful election to the Healdsburg city council. I am sure that Healdsburg and the city council will be well served by their positive attitudes and strong desires to do the right thing for the community. Vernon P. Simmons


More »
Got a question? Something on your mind? Talk to your community, directly.
Note Article
Just a short thought to get the word out quickly about anything in your neighborhood.
Share something with your neighbors.What's on your mind?What's on your mind?Make an announcement, speak your mind, or sell somethingPost something