By Thomas “Jefferson” Democracy | Canvassers Bloody-Mary Club #45
Unofficial results of the Bass Lake local election have been released by town clerk-treasurer Olden A. Goodway, based on early, unofficial results.
“I’m not done counting yet,” Goodway said. “I don’t trust computers anymore, nor have I ever.”
Preliminary outcome, with 45 percent of precincts reporting:
- Bass Lake town crier: Helga Schrimkat (unopposed/incumbent-at-large)
- Community awareness advocate/town council agenda supervisor: Kathy, Scott, Enrique, Billy, and a different Kathy (tie).
The lone, local funding initiative, a sidewalk-repair proposal, has been ruled invalid, due to violations in ballot language.
“Whoever added the word ‘dammit’ to the proposal is gonna get a call from me,” Goodway said. “Plus, there was a spelling error in it somewhere, or so I’ve been told.”
As is common for an off-year election, voter turnout was low Tuesday.
“Based on my analysis, we had maybe a few hundred, if that,” Goodway said. “That’s only an estimate.”
Goodway’s term extents through November 2016.