2016 Bakersfield, California mayoral election

Bakersfield, California mayoral election, 2016
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← 2012 June 7, 2016 (first round)[1]
November 8, 2016 (runoff)[2]
2020 →
 
Candidate Karen Goh Kyle Carter G. Alex Merrill
Party Nonpartisan Nonpartisan Nonpartisan
First-round vote 20,116 19,369 3,139
First-round percentage 33.03% 31.80% 5.15%
Second-round vote 59,355 53,157
Second-round percentage 52.75% 47.24%

Mayor before election

Harvey Hall
Republican

Elected Mayor

Karen Goh
Republican

The 2016 Bakersfield, California mayoral election was held on June 7, 2016 and November 8, 2016 to elect the mayor of Bakersfield, California. It saw the election of Karen Goh.

Municipal elections in California are officially non-partisan.

Results[edit]

First round[edit]

First round results[1]
Candidate Votes %
Karen Goh 20,116 33.03
Kyle Carter 19,369 31.80
G. Alex Merrill 3,139 5.15
Anthony "T.J" Esposito 2,470 4.06
Tony Martinez 1,983 3.26
Gregory Tatum 1,570 2.58
Gilberto De La Torre 1,567 2.57
Nannette Gonzalez 1,477 2.43
Marc DeLeon 1,364 2.24
Addison Chavez 1,250 2.05
Kevin Blanton 1,232 2.02
Tanner Thompson 865 1.42
Tyrone Smith 722 1.19
Opal Morland 554 0.91
Brett Vigil 463 0.76
Roy Charles Keenan 415 0.68
Michael Harmon 392 0.64
Valiant Robinson 379 0.62
Kenneth Whitchard 363 0.60
Scott Monroe 392 0.64
Joseph Crotwell 274 0.45
Benjamin Weigel 265 0.44
William M. Minnick 174 0.29
Kameron Kephart 119 0.20
Nathan Nemnich 58 0.10

Runoff[edit]

Runoff results[2]
Candidate Votes %
Karen Goh 59,355 52.75
Kyle Carter 53,157 47.24

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