The final results for three seats on the Camarillo City Council show David Tennessen, Susan Santangelo and Martha Martinez-Bravo win their respective races. The Nov. 8 election results were certified Wednesday.
The winner in each race will serve a four-year term.
In the 1st District contest to represent northwest Camarillo, David Tennessen, a retired deputy with the Ventura County Sheriff's Office, took the lead with 2,727 votes, or about 52.5% of the total.
"I'm feeling cautiously optimistic," Tennessen previously said.
Behind him were Vishnu Patel, a pharmacy manager, with 1,426 votes, or about 27.5% of the total, and Sylvia Schnopp, a college professor and business executive, with 1,037 votes, or about 20%.
Four candidates, including an incumbent, were vying for the 2nd District seat representing southwest and central Camarillo.
Incumbent Susan Santangelo, a registered nurse, took the lead with 1,457 votes, or about 38% of the total.
She was followed by Dirk Lay, a sales and account manager with 1,269 votes, or nearly 33%, Jeff Walker, an accountant and restauranteur with 646 votes, or 17%, and college student Sylvia Garcia with 458 votes, or about 12%.
In the city's southeast District 5 race, Martha Martinez-Bravo, a nonprofit executive director, was in the lead with 1,742 votes, or 30.7% of the total.
Close behind her was Charles Sandlin, an insurance broker, with 1,721 votes, or nearly 30.3% of the total.
"It's a nail-biter," Sandlin previously said.
Also in the race are Bill Camarillo, chief executive of Agromin, with 1,510 votes, or about 26.6%, and Timothy Sprinkles, a retired attorney, with 707 votes, or 12.4%.
Jeremy Childs is a general assignment reporter covering courts, crime and breaking news for the Ventura County Star. He can be reached at 805-437-0208, firstname.lastname@example.org, and on Twitter @Jeremy_Childs.
This article originally appeared on Ventura County Star: Camarillo City Council elections results on Nov. 8