Too Close To Call In Amador

Too Close To Call In Amador

With 2,000 “Vote by Mail” Ballots left to count, Election Night vote totals show a number of very close election results in Amador County tonight.  In the hotly contested Supervisor District Four race, challenger Frank Axe holds a narrow lead over incumbent Louis Boitano 1,096 votes to 1,065. For the Plymouth City Council races, Keith White and Leonard Burns each have 126 votes, and incumbent Jon Colburn 106 to win the three available seats.  Valerie Klinefelter has 104 votes, Burdine Guillot and Carol Hayward each have 85 votes.  In the city of Jackson the three incumbents Keith Sweet with 790, Wayne Garibaldi with 853 and Marilyn Lewis with 611 votes all appear to have won reelection. Frank Manzono received 554 votes.  In the Sutter Creek City Council race incumbents Robin Peters with 603 votes and Tim Murphy with 501 will be joined on the council by Josie Cadieux-Faillers with 574 votes. Joe Cavana received 309 votes.  In the race for Amador City Council seats appear to have been won by Michael Brown with 54 votes, David Groth with 51 and Susan Bragstad with 49 votes. Eric Marks received 42 votes.  Running unopposed, Diane Wratten and Thomas Reed have won seats on the Ione City Council. Also unopposed were Susan Ross and Janet White, who each won seats on the Amador County School Board.  Elections officials say it could be a few days before the final counts are known.

 Written by Craig Baracco

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