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California Gubernatorial Recall Election, Sept. 14, 2021

Los Angeles County Vote Tally

Votes being tallied from the November 6, 2018, general election. Photo from the Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk.

Election Results, Los Angeles County & Statewide

As of Sep. 21, 3:01 p.m. (final official vote to be certified by Oct. 22, 2021)

  • Total Votes Received in L.A. County: 2,701,111 (Statewide: 12,002,762)
  • Percent of Registered Voters in L.A. County: 47.47% (Statewide: 54.42%)
  • Vote-by-Mail in L.A. County: 2,290,491 Ballots or 84.80%
  • NO Votes to Recall in L.A. County: 1,902,791 or 70.67% (Statewide: 7,474,047 or 62.50%)
  • YES Votes to Recall in L.A. County: 789,638 or 29.33% (Statewide: 4,480,543 or 37.50%)

Also see: Election Turnout in Los Angeles County, 1990-2021 (including last recall election in 2003).

Top Five Candidates to Replace Governor Gavin Newsom in Los Angeles County

Votes Cast in Los Angeles County (Not all voters selected a candidate, especially NO voters)

In descending order of votes cast in L.A. County

Candidate NO/YES Votes Cast
in L.A. County
% NO/YES Votes Cast
in L.A. County
Larry A. Elder (R) 599,487 22.27%
Kevin Paffrath (D) 137,461 5.11%
Kevin L. Faulconer (R) 114,220 4.24%
Brandon M. Ross (D) 106,946 3.97%
Jacqueline Mcgowan (D) 52,580 1.95%

Source: Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk and California Secretary of State