Jones and Nash take seats in Eureka Union school board race
Semi-official election results:
Eureka Union School District (two seats)
Ryan Jones: 36.76%/5,474
Renee Nash: 32.46%/4,833
Kristie Greiss: 30.48%/4,539
Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District (two seats)
Scott Otsuka: 39.8%/6,956
Jeff Randall: 32.9%/5,764
Stephanie Dement: 27.0%/4,723
Roseville Joint Union High School District (two seats)
Jan Pinney: 25.4%/22,580
Paige Stauss: 25.3%/22,433
Rene Aguilera: 24.9%/22,119
Garry Genzlinger: 23.9%/21,249
A heated battle for two open seats on the Eureka Union School District board of trustees is at an end with semi-official election results showing incumbent Ryan Jones and Renee Nash earning the most votes in the district that serves about 3,500 students.
Jones garnered the most votes so far at 36.76 percent. Nash ended up with 32.46 percent and incumbent Kristie Greiss earned 30.48 percent.
Jones and Nash ran as political allies, spending a combined total of more than $41,000 on their campaigns, according to the most recent filings with the Placer County Office of Elections. Greiss spent $9,457.
The Roseville Joint Union High School District had three school board seats up for grabs, which have been snagged by incumbents Jan Pinney at 25.4 percent of the vote and Paige Stauss at 25.3 percent. In what may be an upset win, Rene Aguilera currently has the third open seat with 24.9 percent of the vote, edging out incumbent Garry Genzlinger who is at 23.9 percent of the vote, according to semi-officials results. These figures reflect results in both Placer and Sacramento County — where Antelope High School is located.
Three candidates competed for two seats on the Dry Creek Joint Elementary School District with incumbent Scott Otsuka earning 39.8 percent of the vote and incumbent Jeff Randall at 32.9 percent. Stephanie Dement garnered 27 percent. These figures also reflect semi-official results in both counties.
Roseville City School District’s board of trustees had two seats available and the only two candidates who ran — incumbent Gary Miller and Jeff Willoughby — secured the spots.