Ucovich upsets Markey in council race

Final election results announced
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The final election summary for the Nov. 2 Consolidated General Election has been announced by the Placer County Office of Elections, and it puts incumbent Loomis Town Councilman Miguel Ucovich back on the council. Five candidates were vying for three open seats. Ucovich's third-place total of 1,122 votes was enough to return him to the council for another term. In fourth place by just three votes, and out of the running, is candidate Vic Markey with 1,119 votes. On election day, semi-official results had put Markey at 863 votes, enough to earn him a seat on the council. Ucovich was in fourth place with 837 votes. In today's final summary, Sandra Calvert remains at the top with 1,648 votes. Walt Scherer is in second place with 1,191 votes. Jo-Carol Arisman, the fifth candidate, garnered 955 votes, and there were 80 write-in votes. — Martha Garcia