The Paula Deel slate of Victoria Paulsen, Jack Unger,
and Robert Springer has been elected, topping the progressive slate of Robert Shaw
and Ted Stimpfel, and overpassing independent running candidate Steven Miller by two
The co-editor of this news site, Ted Stimpfel, states, "I wish to thank
all those who voted for me and Robert Shaw, I very much appreciate their confidence."
Stimpfel added, "In a sense, I am relieved by the loss. Winning
would have meant spending a great deal of time fulfilling economic development for the
community, such as establishing a small mini-market and a build-up of local tourism."
For Stimpfel, the election represented an important referendum that the
community doesn't want to expand its opportunities through LAFCO.
Those elected are expected to do a fine job of maintaining the current level
of the CSD's community services.