By Miriam Raftery
November 3, 2010 (San Diego’s East County) – Amid an era of tight budgets, Julian voters passed a school bond measure with 59% of the vote (55% was needed to win).
Debbie Justeson and Edwin Heil, both backed by the teacher’s union, appeared headed for election to the Grossmont-Cuyamaca board, with nearly all votes counted.
Former district superintendent Norma Hernandez had a substantial lead over incumbent Yolanda Salcido for a seat on the Southwestern College board. Tim Nader and Terri Valladolid were the top voter-getters for two other board seats at Southwestern.
In Palomar’s community-college district, incumbent Mark Evilsizer and Paul McNamara were leading in the race for two seats on the board,with incumbent Michele Nelson trailing.
A trio of incumbents—Robert Shield, Jim Kelly, and Dick Hoy were leading by hefty margins in the Grossmont Union High School district.
For additional East County school district outcomes, see: http://www.sdcounty.ca.gov/voters/results/transform.htm?paramVal1=electi...