Blount, Gilbert win Laguna Hills [City Council seats] [Mathur loses] (OC Reg)
[Andrew] Blount received 4,766 votes, or 27.5 percent of the vote, according to preliminary figures from the Orange County Registrar of Voters. Blount was followed by Dore Gilbert who garnered 4,141 votes, or 23.9 percent of the vote.Mathur lost, coming in 4th. --RB
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Earlier in the night at the Hills Hotel, Blount and candidate Raghu Mathur held an election results watch party. The two candidates are aligned with Councilwoman Barbara Kogerman, who was optimistic they would be the highest vote getters.
Kogerman said Blount and Mathur winning would allow her to achieve the reformist agenda she ran on in 2010, when she was elected to the council, including compensation reform for management employees….