By Nikki Garret, Nolan Smith and Miguel Gonzalez
High Desert Daily
(Victor Valley) – After attacks and hit pieces incumbent Victorville Mayor Ryan McEachron was able to retain his office as Victorville council man in last night’s election. He will be joined in the new council by former Victorville City Manager Jim Cox and newcomer Gloria Garcia with 100% of precincts reporting. “I look forward to continuing to serve the citizens of Victorville for the next four years,” said McEachron.
Longtime council member Mike Rothschild was fourth with over nine percent of the vote in Victorville.
In the race for County Supervisor, businessman Robert Lovingood was able to beat Apple Valley councilman Rick Roelle with over 51% of the vote. Lovingood said he was very thankful for the victory a looked forward to working with the Victor Valley as the new First District Supervisor.
In Apple Valley Former Fire District Chief Art Bishop and businessman Larry Cusack defeated the opposition with over 27% of the vote each with Cusack finishing ahead of Bishop.
In Adelanto, Ed Camargo and Ronals Beard were victorious.
Hesperia saw Eric Schmidt and Mike Leonard conquer the two positions up for grabs after an intense battle that saw incumbent Paul Bosacki voted out.
In the local Victor Valley College Board of Trustees race incumbent Joe Brady and John Pinkerton held-on to the two spots up for re-election, edging out incumbent Joe Range. “This Is not about me. This is about students. This is about change and I can tell you that the High Desert wants change,” Brady said.
In the newly created 8th Congressional District Paul Cook pulled a convincing over Gregg Imus with over 58% of the votes.
In the national stage, President Obama pulled ahead of Governor Mitt Romney and he was the projected winner of the Presidential race. California’s 55 electoral went to the President.
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