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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 Oct. 14, 10:53 a.m. (final official vote to be certified by Oct. 22, 2021)

  • Total Votes Received in L.A. County: 2,937,395 (Statewide: 12,798,177)
  • Percent of Registered Voters in L.A. County: 51.72% (Statewide: 58.45%)
  • Vote-by-Mail in L.A. County: 2,522,568 Ballots or 85.68%
  • NO Votes to Recall in L.A. County: 2,077,859 or 70.82% (Statewide: 7,944,092 or 61.88%)
  • YES Votes to Recall in L.A. County: 855,940 or 29.18% (Statewide: 4,894,473 or 38.12%)

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 All Votes Cast
in L.A. County
% All Votes Cast
in L.A. County
Larry A. Elder (R) 648,067 22.02%
Kevin Paffrath (D) 151,944 5.16%
Kevin L. Faulconer (R) 123,331 4.19%
Brandon M. Ross (D) 117,961 4.01%
Jacqueline Mcgowan (D) 58,712 1.99%

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