2 Trustees in Sweetwater Scandal Not Re-Elected - NBC 7 San Diego

2 Trustees in Sweetwater Scandal Not Re-Elected

Bertha Lopez and Jim Cartmill were not re-elected to the school board

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    Sweetwater trustees Jim Cartmill and Bertha Lopez entered guilty pleas on Thursday, April 24, 2014.

    Voters in the South Bay did not re-elect two of the Sweetwater school board trustees who accepted a plea deal in connection with a pay-to-play scheme.

    Arturo Solis, Kevin Pike, Frank Tarantino, Nick Segua and Paula Hall secured seats on the Sweetwater Union High School Board.

    SWEETWATER UNION HIGH SCHOOL TRUSTEE AREA NO 1

    SWEETWATER UNION HIGH SCHOOL TRUSTEE AREA NO 1

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    ARTURO SOLIS

    3060

    45%
    BURT GROSSMAN

    2628

    39%
    JEROME TORRES

    1049

    16%
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    Bertha Lopez and Jim Cartmill, who were among multiple school administrators and contractors indicted in December 2012, were not re-elected.

    When Lopez was sentenced earlier this year, she received three years of probation as well as community service and a fine.

    SWEETWATER UNION HIGH SCHOOL TRUSTEE AREA NO 2

    SWEETWATER UNION HIGH SCHOOL TRUSTEE AREA NO 2

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    KEVIN PIKE

    3587

    27%
    ADRIAN ARANCIBIA

    3121

    24%
    KEVIN ONEILL

    2257

    17%
    DANA TOOGOOD

    2095

    16%
    BERTHA LOPEZ

    2071

    16%
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    Lopez told NBC 7 late Tuesday that she was the one who brought the scandal to light. She feels she has always served her community and no one can take that away from her.

    SWEETWATER UNION HIGH SCHOOL TRUSTEE AREA NO 3

    SWEETWATER UNION HIGH SCHOOL TRUSTEE AREA NO 3

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    FRANK TARANTINO

    3124

    35%
    RICHARD ARROYO

    2017

    23%
    JIM CARTMILL

    1902

    21%
    CHRIS SHILLING

    1870

    21%
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    A judge sentenced Cartmill to three years of probation, a $4,589 fine and 40 hours of community service for his guilty plea to a misdemeanor charge for accepting gifts above the legal limit.

    SWEETWATER UNION HIGH SCHOOL TRUSTEE AREA NO 4

    SWEETWATER UNION HIGH SCHOOL TRUSTEE AREA NO 4

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    NICHOLAS SEGURA

    2268

    37%
    DERRICK ROACH

    1658

    27%
    FELIPE NUNO

    1231

    20%
    TINO MARTINEZ

    681

    11%
    VALLEY COLEMAN

    375

    6%
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    The Sweetwater District serves residents of Bonita, Chula Vista, Eastlake, Imperial Beach, National City, Otay Mesa, San Ysidro and South San Diego.

    SWEETWATER UNION HIGH SCHOOL TRUSTEE AREA NO 5

    SWEETWATER UNION HIGH SCHOOL TRUSTEE AREA NO 5 TRUSTEE AREA NO 5

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    PAULA HALL

    3446

    41%
    WILLIAM MCLEROY

    2142

    25%
    MARCELINO MARTINEZ

    1661

    20%
    TOM SCHAAF

    1180

    14%
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