Yorba Linda is the lone north Orange County metropolis to have a majority of its voters give their presidential poll to Donald Trump, with Brea, Buena Park, Fullerton, La Habra, La Palma and Placentia all favoring Joe Biden on this month’s basic election vote tally.
Trump’s share of Yorba Linda’s vote elevated to 57.8% from 56.6% in 2016, however nonetheless fell behind the 68.1% gained by Mitt Romney in 2012 and the 64.3% gained by John McCain in 2008. Biden took 40.3% of the town’s vote, with 4 minor celebration candidates garnering 1.8%.
Yorba Linda additionally had the very best voter turnout of the seven north county cities at 91.5% of the town’s 47,401 registered voters, with 73.4% of the town’s votes solid by mail. Yorba Linda turnout in earlier presidential years: 85.6% in 2016, 77.3% in 2012 and 81.6% in 2008.
Apparently, 782 or 1.8% of Yorba Linda voters who solid ballots didn’t mark a selection within the presidential race. The non-presidential voters in different north county cities ranged from 1.2% in Buena Park to 1.9% in Brea.
In different races, Yorba Linda voters favored winner Younger Kim (64.8% of the vote) over Yorba Linda resident Gil Cisneros for Congress, Ling Ling Chang (65.5%) over winner Josh Newman for state Senate and winner Phillip Chen (68.1%) over Andrew Rodriguez for state Meeting.
Right here’s how different north county cities voted (all rounded percentages are based mostly on the variety of votes solid in every race, not the overall ballots solid in every metropolis as a result of not all voters marked a selection in each contest):
Buena Park: Turnout was 83.3% of the town’s 41,941 registered voters, with Biden profitable 56.5% over 41.5% for Trump. Different metropolis winners: Cisneros (55.6%), Newman (50.9%) and Sharon Quirk-Silva (58.9%) over Cynthia Thacker for Meeting.
Fullerton: Turnout was 85.3% of the town’s 64,993 registered voters, with Biden profitable 57.4% over 40.2% for Trump. Different metropolis winners: Cisneros (52.3%), Newman (53.3%) and Quirk-Silva (57.5%).
La Habra: Turnout was 85.4% of the town’s 32,493 registered voters, with Biden profitable 56.4% over 41.5% for Trump. Different metropolis winners: Cisneros (54.1%), Newman (55.1%) and Rodriguez (53.3%).
La Palma: Turnout was 88.7% of the town’s 9,492 registered voters, with Biden profitable 55.9% over 42.4% for Trump. Different metropolis winners: Linda Sanchez (68%) over Mike Tolar for Congress, Newman (50.9%) and Quirk-Silva (56.2%).
Additionally, Yorba Linda Water District Director Al Nederhood gained the 2 years remaining on an Orange County Municipal Water District time period (60.6%), beating Brea enterprise proprietor Scott Hupp (20.1%) and Buena Park Mayor Fred Smith (19.3%).
Jim Drummond is a longtime Yorba Linda resident. He offers his opinion on native points weekly. Ship e-mail to [email protected]