Sweetwater residents tossed out two incumbents Tuesday as they elected four people to the eight-member Sweetwater City Commission.
According to unofficial election results, the winners are David Borrero, the city’s grants administrator; Joniel Diaz, son of former Sweetwater mayor Jose M. Diaz; Cecilia Holtz-Alonso, an interim commissioner who was appointed to fill the remaining months in the Group 3 seat in February and then ran in the Group 4 race; and Marcos Villanueva, a retired Sweetwater police lieutenant.
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Incumbents Jose ‘Bergi’ Bergouignan and Isolina Maroño were unseated by Villanueva and Holtz-Alonso, respectively.
David Borrero 1,308 votes 64.1%
Isidro Ruiz 732 votes 35.9%
Jose ‘Bergi’ Bergouignan 915 votes 44.8%
Jose Mejia 178 votes 8.7%
Marcos Villanueva 947 votes 46.4%
Joniel Diaz 1,092 votes 53.8%
Saul Diaz 939 votes 46.2%
Cecilia Holtz-Alonso 1,112 votes 54.6%
Isolina Maroño 924 votes 45.4%