Final Official Election Results - 16th Senate District

Special Primary Election, May 21, 20131

Abbreviations for the qualified political parties are:

  • DEM = Democratic Party
  • REP = Republican Party
  • AI = American Independent Party
  • AE = Americans Elect Party
  • GRN = Green Party
  • LIB = Libertarian Party
  • PF = Peace & Freedom Party
  • W/I = Write-in Candidate

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Similarly, voters who were previously known as "decline-to-state" voters (because they did not have a party affiliation) are now known as having "no party preference" or known as "NPP" voters.

CandidatesFresnoKernKingsTulareTotal Votes CastPercentage of Total Votes Cast
Paulina Miranda, DEM 956 350 208 109 1,623 2.6%
Leticia Perez, DEM 13,390 8,570 3,344 2,550 27,854 43.9%
Francisco "Frank" Ramirez, DEM 893 500 298 199 1,890 3.0%
Andy Vidak, REP 11,001 5,219 11,180 4,210 31,610 49.8%
Muhammad "O" Arif, PF 233 133 84 21 471 0.7%
County2Registered VotersPrecinct VotersVote-By-Mail VotersTotal VotersPercent of Vote-By-Mail VotersPercent Turnout
Fresno 137,887 7,558 18,915 26,473 71.45% 19.20%
Kern 74,133 3,420 11,352 14,772 76.85% 19.93%
Kings 48,458 2,873 12,241 15,114 80.99% 31.19%
Tulare 26,673 1,396 5,693 7,089 80.31% 26.58%
District Total 287,151 15,247 48,201 63,448 75.97% 22.10%
  1. Vacancy resulting from the resignation of Michael Rubio. 
  2. State Senate District 16 includes all or portions of Fresno, Kern, Kings, and Tulare counties.