The final election results in California were finally certified on November 30. Circling the News reached out to Mike Sanchez, media and communications for the L.A. County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk, to learn how Pacific Palisades residents voted.
Sanchez responded on December 21 that in Pacific Palisades (90272) there were 18,279 registered voters and that 15,701 had voted. In Santa Monica Canyon (90402) there were 9, 647 registered voters and 8,117 had voted.
In order to find the breakdown, Sanchez sent Circling the News to the 6,086-page Statement of Votes Cast (by precinct), which includes the precinct maps. Visit:
In addition to the Presidential election results, CTN examined five of the ballot measures (Propositions 15, 16, 19, 22 and 25) and the L.A. City Attorney race between incumbent Jackie Lacey versus George Gascon, who was backed by billionaire George Soros and Mayor Eric Garcetti.
The final total for Pacific Palisades was 12,219 for Joe Biden and 3,861 for Donald Trump. Statewide, Biden had 11,110,250 or 63.5 percent to Trump’s 6,006,429 or 34.3 percent.
The final total in Pacific Palisades was 5,795 for Lacey and 6,878 for Gascon. Countywide, Lacey had 1,738,617 and Gascon 2,002,865.
Even though Palisades residents were allowed to vote anywhere in the city or by mail, the vote can still be tracked back to one of the seven precincts in Pacific Palisades, so that we can see how residents voted. The precincts include Alphabet Streets (9001373A); Via Bluffs (9001391A); Upper Marquez (9005923A); Santa Monica Canyon (9005931A); Riviera (9007683A); Castellammare (9007689A) and Highlands (9007693D)
UPPER ALPHABET STREETS (9001373A):
There were 349 people who voted in person, and 2,042 who voted by mail.
Biden received 1,804 votes; Trump received 403. Lacey received 991 and Gascon 1,143.
Proposition 15, which would have taxed properties based on current market value rather than the purchase price, was defeated by just 23 votes, 1,131 to 1,154. (Statewide it was defeated 52 percent to 48 percent.)
Proposition 16, which would have repealed a constitutional provision that made it illegal to discriminate against or grant preferential treatment based on race, lost statewide but was favored in this precinct, 1,164 to 1,093. (Statewide, the yes vote was 42.8 percent and the no vote was 57.2 percent.)
Proposition 19, which allows homeowners over 55, disabled or wildfire victims to transfer primary resident’s tax base to replacement residence, was passed statewide (51.1 percent majority), but not by residents in the Alphabet precinct, who voted against it 1,234 to 1,005.
Proposition 22, the “Uber” bill, which allowed app-based drivers as contractors, not employees, saw residents vote 1,179 to 1,100 in favor. The measure was also approved statewide, 58.6 percent to 41.4 percent. (It was the most expensive ballot-measure campaign in the state’s history, to date at $225,036,046.)
Proposition 25, which asked to approve replacing cash bail, and received 56.4 percent of the state voting no, saw people in the Alphabets voting to end it with a yes vote of 1,150 to 1,065. (The proposition was opposed statewide by 55.4 percent of voters.)
LOWER MARQUEZ/ VIA BLUFFS (9001391A):
There were 298 people who voted in person and 2,178 who voted by mail.
Biden received 1872 votes, Trump 512. Lacey had 933 to Garcon’s 1205.
Proposition 15, which would have taxed properties based on current market value rather than the purchase price, was defeated by one vote: 1,186 to 1,185.
Proposition 16, repealing the constitutional provision, which makes it illegal to discriminate (and voted against statewide), found favor here: 1,199 to 1,128.
Proposition 19, allowing those over 55 to transfer primary tax to replacement residence (and passed statewide), went down 953 to 1,373 to 953.
Proposition 22, the “Uber” bill, also suffered a defeat here: 1,178 to 1,165, but passed statewide.
Proposition 25, to replace cash bail, found a slim margin in favor here: 1,150 to 1,141.
UPPER MARQUEZ/PASEO MIRAMAR (9005923A):
There were 330 people who voted in person and 2,422 who voted by mail.
Those favoring Biden were 1,945 to 682 for Trump. In the Lacey versus Gascon, it was 1,135 for Lacey and 1,232 for Gascon.
Prop. 15, taxing properties based on current market value, was defeated 1,154 yes to 1.478 no.
Prop. 16, repealing the discrimination provision, was defeated 1,226 yes to 1,370 no.
Prop. 19, allowing the residential property tax to transfer, also lost 1,099 yes to 1462 no.
Prop. 22, the “Uber” bill, passed 1,483 yes to 1,132 no.
Prop. 25, seeking to replace cash bail, was defeated 1,192 yes to 1,337 no.
HUNTINGTON/SANTA MONICA CANYON (9905931A):
There were 272 people who voted in person and 1,900 who voted by mail.
In the presidential election, Biden garnered 1,558 votes and Trump received 552. In the district attorney race, Lacey received 801 and Garcon 1,060.
Prop. 15, taxing properties based on current market value. was defeated with 934 (yes) and 1,138 no.
Prop. 16, repealing the discrimination provision, was defeated 971 (yes) to 1,004 (no).
Prop. 19, primary tax transfer, 771 (yes) to 1,256 (no).
Prop. 22, the “Uber” bill, passed 1071 (yes) to 973 (no).
Prop. 25, seeking to replace cash bail, was defeated 971 (yes) to 1044 (no)
There were 302 people who voted in person and 1,850 by mail.
Residents selected Biden 1856 to Trump 477. Lacey had 855 and Gascon 1,255.
Prop. 15 was defeated 1,125 in favor and 1,203 against.
Prop. 16 found favor here: 1,257 to 1,022 (although defeated statewide).
Prop. 19 lost 955 to 1,318.
Prop. 22 passed by one vote, 1,153 to 1,152.
Prop. 25 passed here: 1,162 to 1,095 (although defeated statewide).
There were 302 people who voted in person and 1,850 who voted by mail. Biden received 1,573 votes and Trump 508. Lacey received 783 and Garcon 1,074.
Prop. 15 passed here 1,051 to 1,026.
Prop. 16 saw 1,036 vote yes and 1,001 vote no.
Prop. 19 lost 914 to 1,128.
Prop. 22 passed 1,082 to 970.
Prop. 25, 1026 voted to do away with cash bail, 1005 said no.
There were 316 who voted in person and 2,111 by mail.
Biden received 1,611 votes and Trump received 727.
This was the sole area that voted for Lacey over Gascon with 1,080 in favor of Lacy and 983 for her opponent.
Prop. 15 went down here 993 to 1,332.
Prop. 16, Highlands residents also voted against repealing the discrimination provision, 989 to 1,306.
Prop. 19 lost 991 to 1,274.
Prop. 21 passed 1,353 to 951.
Prop. 25 had 1,007 vote to do away with cash bail, 1,248 vote against the idea.