California Greens Win Eight Races on Election Day

Preliminary Election Report out of California:

Local Elections: California Greens win eight races on November 6

Twenty-two California Greens ran in November 6th elections. Eight were elected, including all five incumbents seeking re-election and three first-time candidates.

Among those elected were a Green Mayor, four School Board members, two Water District members and a Fire Protection District board member (in a non-incorporated area where the Fire District serves as a de facto City Council regarding approving development).

The eight California Greens elected on November 6th follow seven others who were elected in municipal elections in August, September and October, for a total of 15 California Greens elected in 2012.

http://www.cagreens.org/elections/2012-november

California Greens Elected on November 6th:

Bruce Delgado

Mayor (1)

Bruce Delgado, Mayor, Marina (Monterey County) (incumbent)
1st of 2 candidates for one seat, 2,604 votes 62.58% ELECTED

School District (4)

Phyllis T. Greenleaf, Trustee, Board of Education, Live Oak Elementary School District (Santa Cruz County)
2nd of 3 candidates for two seats, 2,540 votes 33.5% ELECTED

Mike A. Perez, Trustee, Board of Education, Aromas-San Juan Unified School District (Monterey County) (incumbent)
3rd of 4 candidates for three seats 360 votes 22.7% ELECTED

Kimberly Ann Petersen, Trustee, Board of Education, Geyserville Unified School District (Sonoma County)
2 candidates for three seats (not on ballot, declared elected because race not contested) ELECTED

Karen L. Pickett, Board Member; Canyon Elementary School District, Canyon (Contra Costa County) (incumbent)
1 candidate for two seats (not on ballot, declared elected because race not contested) ELECTED

Water District (2)

Randy Marx, Director, Fair Oaks Water District, Division 4 (Sacramento County) (incumbent)
1st of 2 candidates for one seat, 5,561 votes 57.01% ELECTED

Kaitlin Sopoci-Belknap, Water Board, Eureka (Humboldt County) (incumbent)
3 candidates for 3 seats (not on ballot, declared elected because race not contested) ELECTED

Other Districts (1)

John Abraham “Abe” Powell, Director, Montecito Fire Protection District (Santa Barbara County)
1st of 8 candidates for four seats, 1,569 votes 15.65% ELECTED

(This information was put together by Mike Feinstein)