Good morning everyone. Something yesterday. A whole bunch of people voted, their votes were counted, and around 9:55 it was official:
Barack Obama was re-elected as President of the United States of America
Nate Silver was able to accurately predict all 50 states, including Florida which still hasn't been called but has a slight lead for Obama with every precinct reporting.
Diane Feinstein retained her Senate seat. The Democrats took LA county House seats, with the OC going Republican.
The California propositions went as follows:
Yes on 30 - Taxes for Education
No on 31 - State budget
No on 32 - Political contributions from employee paychecks
No on 33 - Auto insurance
No on 34 - Repealing Death Penalty
Yes on 35 - Harsher Penalties for Human Trafficing
Yes on 36 - Three Strikes Law
No on 37 - GMO Food Labeling
No on 38 - Taxes for Education
Yes on 39 - Out of State Business Tax
Yes on 40 - Redistricting
Locally, Jackie Lacey won District Attorney.
The Measures went as follows:
El Monte's sugar tax lost
LA Assessor will not be an appointed position
The condom in porn measure passed
The transit tax passed