RACE FOR 2ND CALABASAS COUNCIL SEAT DOWN TO WIRE.Byline: Michael Coit Daily News Staff Writer
The winner of the second seat in the City Council race won't be known until Friday and could be decided by last-minute absentee One who has left, either temporarily or permanently, his or her domicile or usual place of residence or business. A person beyond the geographical borders of a state who has not authorized an agent to represent him or her in legal proceedings that may be commenced against him or her and provisional ballots A provisional ballot is used to record a vote when there is some question in regards to a given voter's eligibility. A provisional ballot would be cast when:
Incumbent Dennis Washburn was re-elected Tuesday in a landslide landslide, rapid slipping of a mass of earth or rock from a higher elevation to a lower level under the influence of gravity and water lubrication. More specifically, rockslides are the rapid downhill movement of large masses of rock with little or no hydraulic flow, while the race for the second council post was too close to call, with only 17 votes separating candidates Janice Lee and Daniel Glaser, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.
2. In keeping with: according to instructions.
3. city election officials.
About 60 ballots remain to be processed and verified by city and county election workers.
``We all expected a horse race,'' said Lee, who held the thin lead. ``In a way, this is democracy at its very best.''
Glaser agreed with Lee's assessment. ``I knew that it would be a tight race and it has been.''
Only 19 percent of the 11,904 registered voters in Calabasas voted, according to officials.
Washburn said the few voters who participated seemed to endorse To sign a paper or document, thereby making it possible for the rights represented therein to pass to another individual. Also spelled indorse.
endorse (indorse) v. the current council's direction.
``The turnout is disappointing. At the same time, the people who are voting are passionate about building community with a capital C in Calabasas,'' Washburn said.
Lee or Glaser will occupy the seat being vacated by Councilman Bob Hill, who did not seek re-election. Helene Regen, the fourth candidate Tuesday, trailed the field.