Incumbents re-elected to Orchard Dale Water Board

Incumbents Joseph Velasco III, Robert “Bob” Noonan, and Harold “Hal” Estabrook were easily re-elected to the Orchard Dale Water Board.
Here are the results:

Joseph Velasco III         493 30.4%
Robert “Bob” Noonan     446 27.5%
Harold “Hal” Estabrook  349 21.5%
Octavio “Toby” Chavez  193 11.9%
Estela Machorro           140  8.6%

Incumbents, one challenger win in Norwalk-La Mirada school board race

Incumbents Ed Hengler, Ana Valencia and Darryl Adams were re-elected to the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District Board of Education. Challenger Margarita Rios also was elected. Incumbent John Johnson chose not to seek re-election. With all 39 precincts counted, here are the results:

Ed Hengler        2,296  18.7%
Ana Valencia     2,198  17.9%
Margarita Rios   2,174  17.7%
Darryl Adams    2,065  16.8%
Chris Pflanzer   1,890  15.4%
Jesse Urquidi    1,681  13.7%

Gonzalez, Putnam, Trujillo elected to Santa Fe Springs City Council

Incumbents Louie Gonzalez and Betty Putnam were re-elected and challenger Juanita Trujillo was elected to the Santa Fe Springs City Council. Incumbent Gus Velasco didn’t seek re-election. With all 11 precincts counted, here are the results:

Louie Gonzalez       1,155 18.9%
Betty Putnam            981 16%
Juanita Trujillo           974 15.9%
Michael Madrigal       855 13.9%
Jose Angel Zamora   722  11.8%
Lillian Puentes          639 10.4%
Albert Hayes            438   7.2%
Gary Mendez           356   5.8%

New results for Santa Fe Springs City Council election

Incumbent Betty Putnam is back in the top three spots with the latest update for the Santa Fe Springs City Council election. In addition with 10 of l1 precincts, incumbent Louie Gonzalez and challenger Juanita Trujillo also are winning. Here are the numbers:

Louie Gonzalez      1,150 18.9%
Betty Putnam           977 16%
Juanita Trujillo          972 15.9%
Michael Madrigal      851 13.9%
Jose Angel Zamora   722 11.9%
Lillian Puentes          634 10.4%
Albert Hayes            435 7.1%
Gary Mendez           352 5.8%

The race for the third and last spot on the Santa Fe Springs City Council has tightened up with challenger Juanita Trujillo now leading incumbent Betty Putnam by 10 votes.
Here are the numbers:
Louie Gonzalez        618 19.8%
Michael Madrigal      493 15.8%
Juanita Trujillo          445 14.2%
Betty Putnam          435 13.9%
Jose Angel Zamora  396 12.7%
Lillian Puentes         366 11.7%
Gary Mendez          188   6%
Albert Hayes           184   5.9%

Santa Fe Springs City Council race tightens up

The race for the third and last spot on the Santa Fe Springs City Council has tightened up with challenger Juanita Trujillo now leading incumbent Betty Putnam by 10 votes.
Here are the numbers:
Louie Gonzalez         618 19.8%
Michael Madrigal       493 15.8%
Juanita Trujillo           445 14.2%
Betty Putnam           435 13.9%
Jose Angel Zamora   396 12.7%
Lillian Puentes         366 11.7%
Gary Mendez           188   6%
Albert Hayes            184   5.9%

Norwalk-La Mirada challengers close gap

New numbers have been reported in the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District Board of Education race. While the positions didn’t change, challengers Chris Pflanzer and Jesus “Jesse” Urquidi closed the gap on the four leaders. Pflanzer, who was 173 votes behind Adams, is now only down by 131 votes.

Here are the numbers:
Ed Hengler,      1,797 18.9%
Ana Valencia    1,703 17.9%
Margarita Rios  1,690 17.8%
Darryl Adams   1,598 16.8%
Chris Pflanzer  1,467 15.5%
Jesse Urquidi   1,238 13%

Louie Gonzalez, Betty Putnam, Juanita Trujillo lead in Santa Fe Springs City Council election

With only absentee ballots counted, Santa Fe Springs Council members Louie Gonzalez and Betty Putnam were leading six other candidates.

Challenger Juanita Trujillo was a mere nine votes ahead in the race for third spot on the council. Trujillo had 314 votes to Michael Madrigal’s 305. Behind them were Jose Angel Zamora, 283 votes; Lillian Puentes, 263; Gary Mendez, 140; and Albert Hayes, 129.

Orchard Dale Water Board incumbents lead in election

With absentee ballots and one of seven precincts counted, incumbents Robert “Bob” Noonan, Joseph Velasco III and Harold “Hal” Estabrook were leading in the Orchard Dale Water Board race.

Noonan had 215 votes; Velasco, 201 votes; and Estabrook, 169 votes. Behind the three were challengers Octavio “Toby” Chavez with 75 votes and Estela Machorro, 63 votes.