Inyo and Mono Counties Preliminary Results for Primary Elections of June 7, 2022

 

 

 

Despite an assumption that Inyo and Mono county residents are polar opposites, politically, the differences started disappearing last election and continued during Tuesday’s primary elections.

Here are the preliminary results as of midnight.

Both counties went with Gavin Newsom in the governor’s race, Kermit Jones for the
House of Representative seat and Alex Padilla for the Senate. Jones will have to run against
runner-up Kevin Kiley in November and Padilla will face off against Mark Meuser.
Mono County’s Supervisorial and Sheriff elections were cut-and-dried. District 1
Supervisor Jennifer Kreitz ran unopposed. In the District 5 race, Linda Salcido, currently on the
Mammoth Town Council, beat Steve Guthrie decisively 297 to 57. Mono Sheriff Ingrid Braun
was far ahead of challenger Al Davis, Mammoth Police Department chief with 1,356 vs 267.
These are the preliminary numbers.

None of Inyo County candidates for two Supervisorial seats and Sheriff pulled off 50-
percent of the vote, so the final decision will come in the November general election. Jeff
Gabriel held a small lead over Trina Orrill for the District 1 seat pulling in 38.4-percent vs 33-
percent of the votes cast. Carl Hoelscher was running third at 28.6-percent.

The margins were also close in the race for District 3 with Scott Marcellin ahead with
31.8-percent of the votes tallied; Kody Jaeger with 26.1-percent; Todd Vogel, 24.2-percent and
David Lent with 17.8-percent.

Less than five percentage points separate Eric Pritchard (37.1) and Stephanie Rennie
(32.4) in the race for Inyo County Sheriff, so that spot will be determined in November. Runner-
ups were Joe Vetter with 24.8-percent and Kelvin Johnston at 5.6-percent.

KSRW will keep checking in with Inyo and Mono’s Registrar of Voters until the final,
official numbers are determined.

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Philip Anaya
Philip Anaya
5 months ago

from the Inyo County website added yesterday to Debs report
Current count of Unprocessed Ballots as of 06/08/2022 (1pm) : 3,064

Sami
Sami
5 months ago

I think many people can now breathe a sigh of relief about Vetter being out of the running in November. Not the least being many members of the Inyo Sheriffs Department

Sierra Lady
Sierra Lady
5 months ago

Deb, FYI: Al Davis had dropped out of the race for Mono County Sheriff very early on in the race, but the ballots were already printed so his name couldn’t be removed.

Mono Person
Mono Person
5 months ago
Reply to  Sierra Lady

And he still got some votes….might be looking at those numbers, Ingrid. Mmmmmm.

MAURICA ANDERSON
MAURICA ANDERSON
5 months ago
Reply to  Mono Person

I don’t know anyone who knew he had dropped out. I didn’t vote for him anyway.

Deborah A Murphy
Deborah A Murphy
5 months ago

Here’s info from Inyo’s Registrar of Voters Danielle Sexton received Wednesday early afternoon. The leaders in local races are still ahead but the margins have narrowed. ” The current total ballots we have on site that are pending scanning is 3,064, which includes mailed ballots received today. We will start… Read more »