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DiPaola, Garcia Ahead After Mail-in Ballots Counted in DUSD School Board Race

Dixon Unified School District School Board candidates Guy Garcia and Joe DiPaola have padded their leads in the school board race

Local basketball coach and farmer and attorney have retained their leads in Board of Education race Friday afternoon.

The Solano County Registrar of Voters office has finished counting absentee ballots turned in on the night of the election --- about 10,000 countywide --- and the numbers show DiPaola has 1,147 votes, Garcia has 1,119 and incumbent with 1,088 votes.The write-in vote accounted for 57 votes.

The registrar has yet to process provisional and defective ballots, about 1,200 countywide. Assistant Registrar of Voters Lindsey McWilliams says the final results wil be certified by Thanksgiving.

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Shirley Fanning Humphrey November 12, 2011 at 08:37 PM
The turnout was very low so it is surprising that the final count is taking so long.

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