Tuesday, November 13, 2018

A Nip and Tuck Contest - Part 2

Thurmond vs. Tuck
The ballot count for superintendent of education has now flipped from Tuck to Thurmond. As superintendent, the winner will become an ex officio regent. See below:

As California counties continue to process mail-in and provisional ballots, Assemblyman Tony Thurmond, D-Richmond, has for the first time taken a narrow lead in the race for California’s state superintendent of public instruction.

Thurmond has erased the 86,000 vote lead Marshall Tuck enjoyed last Wednesday, according to the latest figures released on Monday afternoon by the California Secretary of State.

The earlier count did not include millions of uncounted mail-in ballots that arrived after Election Day, or provisional ballots issued at polling stations.

The latest figures indicate that both Tuck and Thurmond have 50 percent of the vote, but that Thurmond has 3,500 votes more than Tuck.  Thurmond currently has 3,613,883 votes, compared to Tuck’s 3,610,380...

Full story at

In the meantime, the Regents' meetings begin today. As usual, yours truly will preserve the audio and keep track of what is happening as time permits.

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