Election 2013: Results from around the Treasure Valley

May 21, 2013 

Candidates for the Greater Boise Auditorium District speak at a candidate forum May 9. From left: Steve Berch, Jim Walker, John May, Stephanie Astorquia, Rob Perez, Moderator Joy Kealey, Peter Oliver and George Tway. Absent this day was candidate Noah Bard.

ROBERT EHLERT — rehlert@idahostatesman.com

The polls have closed and the results are about to come in. On today's ballots:

Greater Boise Auditorium District

Voters will decide three of the district’s five board seats in Tuesday’s election.

Challengers Noah Bard, Steve Berch, John May and Jim Walker are running against incumbents Stephanie Astorquia and Rob Perez for six-year terms in two available seats. The election is at-large and the top two vote-earners win the seats.

George Tway and incumbent Peter Oliver are squaring off for a two-year term.

You are in the Greater Boise Auditorium District if you live within the following boundaries (roughly): Floating Feather Road and the Foothills to the north; Lake Hazel Road to the south; Eagle Road to the west; and the junction of Warm Springs Avenue and Gowen Road to the east. See a ­detailed boundary map at www.boiseauditorium.com.

Nampa School Board

Votes for three board seats come amid budgetary difficulties and a change of district superintendent. The candidates are:

ZONE 3: Bob Otten, Clayton Trehal

ZONE 4: Brian McGourty, Kimiko Rost, Cate Tedeski

ZONE 5: Dale Wheeler, Mike Fuller

Other items

Ada County: The ballot also includes Meridian, Kuna and Melba school board; and West Boise and Eagle sewer directors.

Eagle City Hall: Voters will decide on a $1.2 million bond to purchase City Hall.

Canyon County: Voters will select trustees for Caldwell, Kuna, Melba, Meridian, Middleton, Nampa and Notus school districts (some districts straddle the two county lines). Commissioners for Canyon, Nampa and Golden Gate highway districts also are on the ballot, as well as school levies for Homedale, Parma, Vallivue and Wilder districts.

City council expansions: Nampa and Meridian voters will decide whether to increase each city’s respective council from four members to six.

Click below for updated results.

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