Today
It is forecast to be Chance of Rain at 10:00 PM PST on December 19, 2014
Chance of Rain
61°/45°
Home » Santa Clarita News » Santa Clarita Water Officials Retain Seats In Newhall County Race
Santa Clarita Water Officials Retain Seats In Newhall County Race

Santa Clarita Water Officials Retain Seats In Newhall County Race

The Newhall County Water District saw all three incumbents retain their seats in the only local non-school board election.


Don’t miss a thing. Get breaking Santa Clarita news alerts delivered right to your inbox.


Maria Gutzeit was the leading vote-getter, earning 1,089 votes in her district, which was 27.42 percent of the vote.

Gutzeit’s term could be a short one. She also has declared her intention to run for Santa Clarita City Council in April’s election.

B.J. Atkins came in second, with 1,047 votes, or 26.36 percent of the turnout.

Kathy Colley, who earned her second term, came in third with 939 votes.

Carl Puckett, a water engineer, came in fourth, making him unsuccessful in his bid to unseat an incumbent.

He grabbed 897 votes.

KHTS AM-1220, along with SCVTV and SIgnal Multimedia hosted a candidate forum for the water board in October.

Colley and Puckett elected not to attend.

There are 26,708 registered voters to vote in the district.

A video of the Newhall County Water District candidate forum is also available on KHTS AM-1220’s YouTube page.


Do you have a news tip? Call us at (661) 298-1220, or drop us a line at community@hometownstation.com.




Source: Santa Clarita News


Santa Clarita Water Officials Retain Seats In Newhall County Race

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

About Perry Smith

Perry Smith is a print and broadcast journalist who has won several awards for his focused, hyperlocal community coverage in several different regions of the country. In addition to five years of experience covering the Santa Clarita Valley, Smith, a San Fernando Valley native, has worked in newspapers and news websites in Los Angeles, the Northwest, the Central Valley and the South, before coming to KHTS in 2012. To contact Smith, email him at Perry@hometownstation.com.