This election day brought attention to some key local races for city council, water district board of directors and approval of several different tax measures.
Following are the unofficial candidates’ standings, as of press time:
U.S. House of Representatives, District 18
Anna Eshoo (D) 71.85%, 10,639 votes
Christine Russell (R) 28.15%, 4,169 votes
State Assembly, District 29
Mark Stone is the projected winner.
Mark Stone (D) 75.46%, 38,257 votes
Vicki Nohrden (R) 24.54%, 12,441 votes
Scotts Valley City Council
Two incumbents and one newcomer are vying for two seats on city council. Currently, Derek Timm and Jim Reed are front-runners.
Derek Timm 1,826 votes
Jim Reed 1,810 votes
Stephany Aguilar 1,708 votes
Scotts Valley School Board
Two incumbents and one newcomer are up for two seats on SVUSD School Board. Roger Snyder and Corey Warner, the two incumbents, are the front-runners.
Roger Snyder 2,505 votes
Corey Warner 2,315 votes
George St. Clair 2,091 votes
Scotts Valley Water District
Three incumbents and one newcomer are up for three seats. Bill Ekwall, newcomer, is projected to win, along with two other incumbents.
Wm. Bill Ekwall 1,4237 votes
Wade Leishman 1,250 votes
Ruth Stiles 1,213 votes
Dave Hodgin 1,189 votes
San Lorenzo Valley Water District
All three newcomers are projected to win over the three incumbents. Three seats were open.
Bob Fultz 3,635 votes
Lois Henry 3,466 votes
Steve Swan 3,443 votes
Gene Ratcliffe 2,697 votes
Chuck Baughman 2,477 votes
John Hayes 2,468 votes
Measure A- Scotts Valley Educational Parcel Tax
Projected to pass, needs to meet 2/3 threshold to pass.
Measure G- Sales Tax in SC County
Projected to pass.
Measure N-Hotel Tax Scotts Valley
Projected to pass.
Measure H-Affordable Housing Bond
Projected to not pass. Needed to meet a 2/3 approval.
All election results are unofficial until the vote is certified by the Registrar of Voters, a process that could take several weeks.