Middle Rio Grande Conservancy District election
The unofficial results of the MRGCD Board of Directors election held June 7, are in and two new directors will be sworn in with one director retaining his seat.
Using the paper ballot system adopted by the MRGCD, all 41 polling boxes were counted by 9 p.m. and results were posted. Still to be qualified and counted are the provisional ballots.
Below are the unofficial vote totals for each candidate.
Position 1 – At Large
Eugene Abeita 1485
John A. Avila 1106
William M Turner 906
Position 2 – Bernalillo County
John P. Kelly 1311
August L. Meyers 473
Elaine M. Hebard 268
Andrew L. Lopez 91
Claudio J. Gonzales 42
Lawrence L. Rodriquez 40
Position 5 – Valencia County
Johnny L. Paiz 435
Janet Jarratt 387
Again, these vote counts are unofficial.
Provisional ballots were to have been qualified Thursday, June 9, and the votes canvassed Friday.
New board members will be sworn in at the regular MRGCD board of directors meeting Monday, June 13, at 3 p.m. in the Diego Abeita Board Room at the MRGCD offices.