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New faces, changing leaders


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Tight LASD races had supporters on edge of seats


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Measure N election consultant Chris Callaway, from left, Los Altos School District Superintendent Jeff Baier and candidate Vladimir Ivanovic check results online as the polls close on election night.

Election Day turned into Election Week for local residents tracking the results of Measure N and the Los Altos School District Board of Trustees race.

After a weeklong topsy-turvy ride, Measure N, the district’s $150 million bond, ultimately reached its 55 percent threshold for passage and voters elected incumbent Tamara Logan and newcomers Sangeeth Peruri and Vladimir Ivanovic to the board.

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Mordo, Prochnow elected to Los Altos City Council


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Los Altos City Council candidates Jean Mordo, left in green, and Mary Prochnow, below left, gathered with supporters on election night.

The Los Altos City Council will feature two new faces next month.

Los Altos residents Nov. 4 elected realtor Mary Prochnow and retiree Jean Mordo to fill two open seats on the council. Prochnow finished at the top of the field of five candidates with 28.67 percent of the 17,565 votes cast in the race. Mordo, a former two-term Los Altos Hills councilman, scored 25.48 percent of the vote. Overall, 62 percent of registered residents cast votes in the council race.

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Election 2014 Roundup

The following recap updates the election outcomes of the Nov. 4 races affecting Los Altos, Los Altos Hills and Mountain View. Find a listing of final vote counts here.

MVLA High School District

Newcomer Fiona Walter garnered the most votes in the race for seats on the Mountain View Los Altos Union High School District Board of Trustees, topping incumbents Debbie Torok and Joe Mitchner, who will join her on the board in December.

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Election Night 2014

Results are in after a long night of ballot counting. See if your candidates made the cut.

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Election Day 2014: Live

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Town Crier reporters hit the streets to capture the voters, volunteers and events of election day. Follow the Town Crier Election 2014 live blog for reporting and post-election coverage. Tag your Twitter posts with #tcelection2014, tweet to @latc or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to add your voice to the conversation.

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Los Altos School District election supporters are big spenders


Financial support continues to flow in for the campaigns for Los Altos School District candidates and the Measure N school bond.

A new Political Action Committee appeared on the scene Oct. 15, raising more than $23,000 over the past few weeks, according to updated campaign financing disclosures. LASD Parents for Great Schools has sent direct-mail pieces in support of school board candidates Martha McClatchie, John Swan and incumbent Tamara Logan and supporting Measure N.

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