Three elected to Rancho Santa Fe School District board


Two incumbents and one newcomer were elected to the Rancho Santa Fe School board on Nov. 8.Of the seven candidates in the race, current board president Tyler Seltzer received 23.37 percent of the vote, followed by parent Sarah Neal with 19.48 percent and incumbent Scott Kahn with 15.93 percent.

While Kahn is an incumbent, this was his first election as he was appointed to the board over the summer to replace Richard Burdge.

Other local race results: Santa Fe Irrigation District, division 1: Kenneth Dunford was elected with 57.68 percent of the vote.

Whispering Palms CSD: Of the five candidates in the race, two new board members and one incumbent were elected to the Whispering Palms Community Services District board. The newly elected members include Byron Hanchett who received 23.61 percent of the vote and Douglas Mannatt with 22.28 percent. Incumbent Kathy McHenry received 22.91 percent of the vote.

In September, three CSD board members resigned — two of those seats were up for election, leaving one vacant seat.