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Heather Moreno takes lead in Atascadero mayoral race, two city council seats up for grabs

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Posted at 12:01 AM, Nov 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-04 03:52:28-05

Three people are vying for the title of Mayor of Atascadero.

This November, incumbent Heather Moreno was challenged by Jerry Tanimoto and Josh Donovan.

As of 11:50 p.m. Tuesday, Moreno is leading with 43% of the vote, with Tanimoto in second with 35% and Donovan with 21%.

Tanimoto is a retired Atascadero High School teacher and business owner. Donovan is a Marine Corps veteran and business owner. In addition to serving as mayor, Moreno is a licensed CPA and owner of a wellness business.

Two seats on the Atascadero City Council will also be decided this election.

Charles Bourbeau and Mark Dariz are leading this race with 28% and 25% of the votes respectively.

Tori Keen trails with 24%, Nick Heinemann with 17% and Mark Dariz with 6% of the vote.