Laura Capps Concedes in District Supervisor Race
Laura Capps and Das Williams (file photo)
By edhat staff
Laura Capps has conceded to Das Williams in the strenuous race to win the First District seat of Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors.
On Monday evening Capps took to Facebook to address her supporters stated she called to congratulate Williams and his team on their win.
"I first decided to run for supervisor because I am dedicated to making life better for all children and families in our County, and that remains as true today as it ever has been. When we do right by our children, we do right by everyone," wrote Capps.
She went on to state that she's proud of her campaign and the honest conversations about important issues. "I hope those issues - and their strong desire to reduce the role of special interests in our local government - will remain part of our civic conversation," she said.
As of Tuesday afternoon, Williams tallied 12,634 votes while Capps brought in 11,235.
Williams also took to Facebook to thank his supporters and the voters for re-electing him to serve the First District.
"I want folks who voted for my opponent to know that I will work hard to represent all the people of SB County, and that I welcome all ideas and feedback to become a better public servant and to more effectively find solutions to the challenges our community faces," wrote Williams.