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  Creating Mission County / Splitting Santa Barbara County (North)
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Parents > Creating Mission County / Splitting Santa Barbara County
OfficeReferendum
Type General Election
Filing Deadline March 28, 2005 - 12:00pm Central
Polls Open June 06, 2006 - 07:00am Central
Polls Close June 06, 2006 - 07:00pm Central
Term Start January 01, 2007 - 12:00pm
Term End December 31, 9999 - 12:00am
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifiedThomas Walker June 06, 2006 11:53pm
Data Sources[Link]
Description An effort has been underway for years calling for a split of Santa Barbara County, due to economic and philosophical differences.

Enough signatures were gathered, that the Governor had to appoint a five member commission to determine if a split was economically feasible.

In a report issued on March 28, 2005, [Link] (very lengthy), it has been determined that such a split is feasible.

On June 6, voters will determine whether or not to approve such a split, which would be on a general north-south line, with Santa Barbara being the county seat of Santa Barbara County, and Santa Maria (most likely, this would be determined following an approved split) being the county seat of Mission County.

If a split is approved, county officers will be elected in November 2006.

LAST GENERAL ELECTION
  PartyNO Won00/00/1978
Name No Votes78 (78.00%)
Term01/01/1979 - 12/31/9999 Margin56 (+56.00%)
PRIMARY/OTHER SCHEDULE
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LEANING PREDICTIONS    Detail
Leaning Graph
05/30/2006 06/06/2006
CandidateSlightLeanStrongSafe
No ------3
Leaning Call: No (100.00%)
Weighted Call: No (100.00%)
MATCHUP POLL GRAPH
Poll Graph

01/09/2006 01/31/2006

CANDIDATES
Photo  
Name No Yes  
PartyNO YES  
Campaign Logo  
Uncertified Votes (79.90% in)22,814 (80.72%) 5,449 (19.28%)  
Margin0 (0.00%) -17,365 (-61.44%)  
Estimated Final27,399 (80.72%) 6,544 (19.28%)  
Predict Avg.0.00% 0.00%  
Cash On Hand $-- $--  
Website  
Entry Date -- --  
Bar
MATCHUP POLLS (1 from 1 pollsters)
Adj Poll Avg53.00%-- 9.00%--  
University of California Santa Barbara 
01/09/06-01/31/06
53.00% -- 9.00% --
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NEWS
Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Feb 27, 2006 07:20am News Statement planned in opposition to county split  Article Chronicler 
Feb 13, 2006 07:00am News SB Supervisors To Consider Upcoming Split Referendum  Article Chronicler 
Jun 19, 2005 09:00pm News Santa Barbara County Residents Eye Split  Article User 13 

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