Unofficial local results: High turnout |

Unofficial local results: High turnout

Voter turnout in Nevada County for Tuesday’s election stands at 29,910 of 59,840 registered voters, or 50 percent, according to the election office. Placer County saw even more activity with a nearly 57 percent showing. Registered voters number 182,816 with 103,786 votes cast on Tuesday.

Click here for more details of the Nevada County results:

and here for Placer County results:

The results are unofficial, and do not include mail-in ballots that were dropped off at polling places on Election Day. All polling places have reported for both counties.

Unlike the state-wide results, Barack Obama beat Hillary Clinton for Democrats in Nevada County, and John McCain ahead of Mitt Romney and Mike Huckabee for Republicans.

Placer followed the state’s lead by supporting Clinton to the tune of 19,786 votes to Obama’s 17,325 votes.

McCain garnered 20,301 votes, Romney 19,791 and Huckabee 5,593.

In both Placer and Nevada Counties Propositions 91, 92 and 93 (term limits) failed, and Propositions 94, 95, 96 and 97 (Indian casino gaming in Southern California) passed.

In El Dorado County, which includes a portion of Lake Tahoe’s West Shore, there are 100,551 registered voters. On Tuesday, 50,755 votes were cast for a 50 percent turnout.

Clinton took 46 percent of the vote with Obama picking up 43 percent.

McCain garnered 40 percent of the vote while Romney saw 36 percent.

As in Placer and Nevada counties, El Dorado County voters rejected Propositions 91, 92 and 93 (term limits). Propositions 94, 95, 96 and 97 (Indian casino gaming in Southern California) passed.

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