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Two new faces elected to college district board

By William Dudley

EL CAJON–The Republican wave sweeping over the United States in last Tuesday’s elections did not reach the Grossmont-Cuyamaca  Community College District Board. Voters elected Deborah Justeson and Edwin Hiel to the GCCCD Board of Governors, rejecting two Republican-endorsed candidates in the process.

Hiel was elected to Seat 1 with 52.19% of the vote, defeating Leland R. Ping and Ryan Lee Baker. He will take Seat 1 being vacated by Deanna Weeks.

Justeson won Seat 2 with 55.83% of the vote over Orrin Kole, and will replace Rick Alexander on the Board of Governors.

Incumbent Gregg Barr ran unopposed for Seat 3.

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