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Wednesday, November 05, 2014
Greater Orange Election news
OUSD's MEASURE K defeated
Villa Park's Safe and Sane Fireworks Measure II passed
with 55% of the vote.
Measure K supporters ran a well financed professional campaign while the No on K opponents waged a campaign of low tech sound bites to deny Measure K the 1.1% of votes it fell short.
Orange Unified remains the only major school district in
not to pass a school improvement bond. Both Anaheim
Union and Orange County passed bonds
Tuesday, while the North Orange County Community College District's Bond also failed. Fullerton
All three OUSD Trustee incumbents -who supported Measure K -Kathy Moffat, Tim Surridge and Rick Ledesma easily won re-election.
In Orange City Council elections former OUSD Trustee Kim Nichols won a seat on the council and Councilman Fred Whitaker was re-elected. Mayor Tita Smith was easily re-elected with 81% of the vote.
Villa Park Councilwomen Diana Fascenelli barely held onto her seat winning the third seat on the City Council by just 71 votes. Bill Nelson (21%) and Robert Collacott (20%) won the two open seats.
Larry Labrado easily kept his seat on the Rancho Santiago Community College Board with 52.3% of the vote.