Thursday’s Antelope Valley Press will have full coverage of Election Day 2018. In the meantime, here are the winners in the local, state, and federal contests. Results do not include provisional and outstanding mail-in ballots:

Congressional District 25:

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Katie Hill (D): 83,662 51.3%

Steve Knight (R) 79,545 48.7%

Congressional District 23:

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Kevin McCarthy (R): 89,568 66.5%

Tatiana Matta (D): 45,152 33.5%

State Assembly 36th District:

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Tom Lackey (R) 46,235 56%

Steve Fox (D) 36,366 44%

City of Palmdale Mayor:

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Steve Hofbauer 10,631 44.59%

James Ledford    8,502 35.66%

V. Jesse Smith    4,709 19.75%’

City Council 3rd District

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Laura Bettencourt 4,051 100%

City Council, 4th District:

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Juan Carrillo Ventura 2,939    63.75%

Oscar Aleman 1,671    36.25%

Antelope Valley Healthcare District Measure H

Yes    38,237    61.54%

No    23,899    38.46%

Failed. Required two-thirds, or 66.66% to pass

Antelope Valley Health Care District Member, Board of Directors

Phil Tuso    32,525    40.07%

Don V. Parazo     26,835    33.06%

Michael P. Rives    21,816    26.87%

Palmdale Water District

Board of Directors, Division 2

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Don F. Wilson (N)    1,818    61.17%

Joe Estes (N)    1,154    38.83%

Board of Directors, Division 5

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Vincent J. Dino (N)    2,107    71.54%

Sheik Aslam (N)    838    28.46%

Antelope Valley Community College District Governing Board Member: Trustee Area No. 2

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Steve D. Buffalo (I)    5,984    51.52%

Miguel Coronado     2,942    25.33%

Byron Glennan    2,690    23.16%

Antelope Valley Union High School District Governing Board Member: Trustee Area No. 4:

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Amanda L. Parrell    4,862    61.90%

Juan Blanco    2,993    38.10%

Trustee Area No. 5

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Victoria M. Ruffin    6,206    63.46%

R. Michael Dutton    3,573    36.54%

Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District Governing Board Member (top three candidates)

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Kelly W. Jensen (AI)    1,768    26.25%

Edward Julian Porter (I)    1,432    21.26%

Ken Pfalzgraf (I)    1,337    19.85%

Thomas S. Costan     1,021    15.16%

Lester V. Mascon    619    9.19%

Andrew Charles Kendall    559    8.30%

Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District Governing Board Member (Unexpired Term Ending Dec. 4, 2020)

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Tim M. Jorgensen    1,531    50.18%

Brandon Tyler Roque    642    21.04%

Dee Holland    549    17.99%

Allen Wessel    329    10.78%

Acton-Agua Dulce Unified School District  Measure CK

Yes    1,428    39.98%

No    2,144    60.02%

Failed. Required two-thirds, or 66.66% to pass

Eastside Union School District Governing Board Member:

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Doretta N. Thompson 469    54.60%

Wayne M. Kalliomaa    390    45.40%

Keppel Union School District Governing Board Member (top three candidates):

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Jannie Dutton    1,587    27.69%

Georgia Halliman    1,574    27.46%

Theresa Marie McCafferty    1,440    25.13%

Christopher Minsal    1,130    19.72%

Palmdale School District Governing Board Member (top three candidates):

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Nancy Smith (I) 9,018    25.95%

Ralph Velador (AI)    7,547    21.71%

Simone N. Zulu    7,150    20.57%

Joyce Ricks    4,801    13.81%

Vajezatha Zaccai Payne    3,246    9.34%

Dave Markov    2,996    8.62%

Southern Kern Unified School District Governing Board Member (top three candidates):

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Jim Bender    1,266    15.57%

Mario Gutierrez    1,060    13.04%

Linda Brandts    973    11.97%

Elizabeth L. Aqenenni    917    11.28%

Jonathan Compton    878    10.80%

Corthel “Corky” Robinson    858    10.55%

Naomi Novak    826    10.16%

David C. Gregg    639    7.86%

Robert Vincelette, Jr    385    4.73%

Brian George    329    4.05%

Southern Kern Unified Board Member-Short Term - Vote For 1

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Carol Robinson    1751    53.74%

Gerald T. Boetsch Jr.    968    29.71%

Mark R. Notterman    539    16.54%

Westside Union School District Governing Board Member (top three candidates):

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Jennifer J. Navarro (AI) 6,612    23.64%

Billy A. Lindoff    6,379    22.81%

John K. Curiel (I)    6,200    22.17%

Travis K. Wilson    4,863    17.39%

Amaka Donn    3,912    13.99%

Wilsona School District Governing Board Member (top three candidates):

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Kathy Harris    661    29.27%

Robert Harris    542    24.00%

David M. Lewis    530    23.47%

Anne E. Misicka    525    23.25%

Wilsona School District Special Election - Measure WE

Yes    813    66.37%

No    412    33.63%

Failing as of Nov. 7. Needs 66.66% to pass.

Rosamond Municipal Advisory Council director (top four candidates):

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Brennan J. Riley    1, 855    25.85%

Gregory C. Washington    1,431    19.94%

Lisa M. Checkley    1,357    18.91%

William “Bill” Parkman    1,274    17.76%

Dennis Shoffner    1,258    17.53%

Rosamond Community Services Director (top three candidates)

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Rick L. Webb    1,360    23.97%

Greg Wood    1,111    19.58%

Ben Stewart    971    17.11%

Morrison “Ed” MacKay    791    13.94%

Alfred Wallis    733    12.92%

Wade Hatcher    708    12.48%

California City Mayor (two-year term)

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Chuck Mcguire    590    27.49%

David Evans    569    26.51%

Leonard J. Martin    494    23.02%

Patrick D. Bohannon    493    22.97%

Steven Leonard    0    0.00%

California City Councilmember (top two candidates):

Candidate(s)    Votes    Percent

Nicholas Lessenevitch    1335    48.06%

Tami Marie Johnson    799    28.76%

Warren Batiste    644    23.18%

Jack W. Craig    0    0.00%

Kern County Tax Measure I (majority)

No    32,510    66.60%

Yes    16,301    33.40%

Kern County Cannabis Measure J  (majority)

No    77,721    61.71%

Yes    48,220    38.29%

Kern County Cannabis Measure K (majority)

No    67,674    53.80%

Yes    58,122    46.20%

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