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Menchaca Edges Out Delatorre in San Gabriel

  • By David Barron

In her second try for the San Gabriel City Council Denise Menchaca appears to have been elected, along with incumbents Jason Pu and Chin Ho Liao, according to near final election results posted by the L.A. County Registrar-Recorder this week.

The election results will not be official until certified by the Board of Supervisors and the City Council. The Election occurred on March 7.


Menchaca was ahead of Mario Delatorre by eight votes at the last count. Delatorre can request a recount if he makes a deposit more than $5,000.


According the San Gabriel City Clerk’s office, the city council will certify the election results on April 4, at which time Pu, Liao and Menchaca will take their seats as council.
Here’s what the ballot totals posted by the Registrar on its website:

Jason Pu 1,804 (19.01%)
Chin Ho Liao 1,727 (18.20%)
Denise Menchaca 1,528 (16.10%)
Mario Delatorre 1,520 (13.29%)
Scott Bowles 1,261 (13.29%)
Eric L. Chan 1,085 ((11.42%)
A.J. Faure 566 (5.96%)
 

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