Election 2022: Laine leads Curtzwiler for supervisor: Tight race for City Council

SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif. — Initial election results in El Dorado County has Brooke Laine taking a large lead over Kenny Curtzwiler for District 5 Supervisor.

Laine has 58% of the votes (4,882), and leads Curtzwiler (41%, 3,443). 

It’s tight for the three seats available on the South Lake Tahoe City Council.

Scott Robbins is the top vote getter (15%, 1,320 votes), incumbent Cody Bass is right behind (15%, 1,318), Tamara Wallace has edged ahead of David Jinkens with 1,214 votes to 1,210 with each about 13.5% of the vote.

Joby Celafu is the only other candidate to break 10% in the initial batch of results. So far, 8,969 votes have been counted in that race. 

Measure K, the Lake Tahoe Unified School District bond measure, does not yet have the votes to pass, there are currently 51.84% (3,222-2,962) of voters in favor. The measure needs 55% to pass.

Measure G in South Lake Tahoe currently has 62% in favor. 

Measure S which asked voters to raises the transient occupancy tax in the Tahoe area of the county is receiving 82% support and it needs 2/3 of the vote to pass.

In the race for three seats on the South Tahoe Public Utility District Board of Directors, Nick Exline leads the way with 3,619 votes, or 29%, followed by Shane Romsos with 3,166 votes and Nick Haven with 2,901. Duane Wallace has 2,636 votes.

Lauri Kemper has a large lead over Bob Grant in the race for LTUSD trustee in Area 5 with 63% of the vote (893-511).

County-wide, votes counted accounts for only 43% of registered voters. 

For county results on all races, visit here.

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