The answer to that question may hinge on the vote of newcomer Erin Carlstrom. Wysocky did not endorse Carlstrom during the election and clearly was not happy with her decision to forge an alliance with Ernesto Olivares during the campaign.
Look at the numbers. These early results represent 24.6 percent of the turnout. That’s nearly half of the votes that are expected to be cast in this election. Opponents of these candidates have some catching up to do if there’s going to be a change in these supervisorial races.
There’s been a flurry of late negative campaigning in the 1st Supervisorial District between Santa Rosa Vice Mayor John Sawyer and City Councilwoman Susan Gorin. This includes mailers, robocalls and some questionable digs at each other.
You’ve heard by now about the “hogwash” mailer that supporters of Supervisor Efren Carrillo sent out last week attacking Ernie Carpenter, his opponent in the June 5 election. It wasn’t the only negative election piece that’s gone out in recent days.