Unofficial results from the Stanislaus County Registrar of Voters office show Brad DeBoer leading in his bid for a spot on the Oakdale Irrigation District Board.
In a seat shared between Oakdale and Riverbank, DeBoer polled 450 votes to the 247 cast for Grover Francis as the two seek to fill the Division 5 post.
In the other contested race for OID, incumbent Herman Doornenbal was leading in his bid to retain his seat with a 301 to 268 vote lead over challenger Don Taro in Division 2.
Results were reported out shortly before 11:45 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 7 but are unofficial.
The Measure S library tax initiative, to continue collecting a one-eighth cent sales tax to benefit the Stanislaus County Library System and its branches, overwhelmingly passed, 82 to 18 percent, with 27,259 “Yes” votes and 6,318 “No” votes cast.
Elections officials have not yet certified the vote, with additional mail in and provisional ballots still to be figured in.
Look for the full results in the Nov. 15 issue of The News.