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Uncontested seats in local races

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Posted: Monday, October 25, 2004 10:00 pm

Though many seats in local school, fire and utility districts are being run for by opposing candidates, a handful of seats are uncontested, and some remain vacant. Among them are the following:

School districts

Lodi unified school district: Trustees Ken Davis, representing Area 2 and Richard Jones, Area 3, are unopposed.

New hope (thornton): Leonard Clark has filed for a two-year seat and is unopposed. No one has filed for the two four-year seats.

Oak view (eastern acampo): Incumbents Greg Rausser and Stan Seifert are unopposed.

San joaquin delta college: Dan Parises, Area 5, which includes rural Lodi, is unopposed.

Fire districts

Liberty: Incumbents Robert Erman and William Ward are unopposed for the two available seats.

Mokelumne: Incumbents Bernie Mettler and Mike Young are unopposed for the two available seats.

Waterloo-morada: Incumbents Bill Fields and William Snyder are unopposed for the two available seats.

Woodbridge: Incumbents Michael Manassero and Michael Manna are unopposed for the two available seats

Water, sewer, electricity

Galt irrigation district: Incumbents Don Barr in Division 1, John Mulrooney in Division 3 and Robert Liebig in Division 5 are unopposed

North san joaquin water conservation district: (rural areas of lodi, victor and parts of lockeford and acampo): Incumbents John Ferreira, Division 2; and Matthys Van Gaalen, Division 3 are unopposed.

Woodbridge irrigation district: Incumbents Avery McQueen, Division 2; and Eddie Lucchesi, Division 5 are unopposed. Appointed incumbent Henry Van Exel in Division 3 is unopposed for a two-year term.

Woodbridge sanitary district: Incumbents Harold Rohrbach and Dwight Langhoff are unopposed for the two available four-year terms. Douglas Colucci, who was appointed in July to fill a board vacancy, is unopposed for a two-year term.

Municipal advisery councils

Lockeford: Appointed incumbents Lani Eklund, Robert Marty, Don Litchfield and Roy Wales are running unopposed. Three seats remain unfilled, with appointed incumbents Peter Bregman and Chris Littlefield not running and Timothy Fowler resigning in March.

Morada: Incumbents Frank Ghilotti, Danny Nunes, Sharon Stewart are all running unopposed.

Woodbridge: Challengers Mary Avanti, Shirley Ballard, Robert Emerson Dunham and Ronald H. Rader have filed for the four available seats.

Additionally, in Sacramento Municipal Utility District's Ward 2, which includes Galt, incumbent Susan Patterson and challenger Ron Gravitt are competing for one seat.

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