Ojai Valley election results: Stix the next mayor; Measures G and K win

11 6 20 Election

The next Ventura County Elections update will be Tuesday and Thursday afternoons during the 30-day canvassing period. To read the latest results, visit Ventura County Elections Division at:

Ojai Measures G and K are far ahead

Measure G to tax cannabis sales in Ojai and Measure K — a $45 million bond measure for Ojai public schools — appear to have passed in early voting results.


It was the same story for Measure K.


Other early returns, last reported at 12:38 a.m. Nov. 4, indicate:

Stix in lead for Ojai mayor 

Political newcomer Betsy Stix significantly ahead of Councilman William Weirick for Ojai mayor.

Weirick is halfway through his City Council term, so he will continue on the council if Stix wins.


Francina ahead for Ojai City Council District 4

For Ojai City Council District 4, incumbent Suza Francina was ahead in the early results. This is the first district race for Ojai City Council. 



Chandler and Griffen lead in Ojai Unified School District races

In the two Ojai Unified School District area races 2 and 4, candidates with big leads are Rebecca Chandler in Area 2 and incumbent Shelly Griffen in Area 4.


Martinson and Kentosh lead in Ojai Valley Sanitary District Divisions 3 and 5

 Lowell Martinson leads significantly in the Ojai Valley Sanitary District Division 3.

James Kentosh has a smaller lead in Ojai Valley Sanitary District Division 5.


Engle and Oakland lead in Meiners Oaks Water District ( 2 open seats )

Diana Engle and Christian Oakland have the early lead in the Meiners Oaks Water District.


Cole and Kaiser ahead in Casitas Municipal Water District Divisions 2 and 3

Pete Kaiser has a significant early lead in the Casitas Municipal Water District Division 3 race.

Neil Cole also has a significant lead in the Casitas Municipal Water District Division 2 race.


Ventura County Measure O cannabis cultivation program ahead 

Measure O — Ventura County’s pilot cannabis cultivation program— is ahead.


Other races

— With no challengers, Cynthia “Cyndi” Burell has been re-elected as Ojai city clerk and Alan Rains has been re-elected as Ojai city treasurer.

— Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden has a significant lead in California.

— Steve Bennett leads in 37th Assembly District.

— Monique Limon leads in 19th state Senatorial District.

— Julia Brownley has a large lead in the 26th Congressional District.

— Carmen Ramirez is leading over Tim Flynn in the Ventura County 5th District supervisor race that covers primarily Oxnard and a portion of the Ventura County Naval Base Port Hueneme.


Large voter turnout

The Elections Division reported 336,222 of Ventura County's 500,442 registered voters voted in this election, which is 67.19% of the county electorate. To keep track of the latest votes on races of local interest, visit the Ventura County Elections Division.

The first results in Ventura County included mail ballots processed to date and in-person votes cast on Saturday, Sunday and Monday.

Updates will be released as in-person ballots are received and processed at the Elections Division on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons through the 30-day canvassing period. 






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