and Ken Wachtel celebrate Leslie's win in the Mill Valley School District board race in the Nov. 8 election.Courtesy Ken Wachtel
Clifford Waldeck, Leslie Wachtel and Bob Jacobs are candidates for the Mill Valley School District Board of Trustees.
Leslie Wachtel is a candidate for the Mill Valley School District Board of Trustees.
With all 21 precincts reporting, Leslie Wachtel, theÂ president of the PTA at Tam High for the past three years and a leader in the Mill Valley public education scene for nearly 20 years, garnered 3,926 votes, or 41 percent.
"Iâ€™m thrilled and honored and very happy to live in a community that values education as much as Mill Valley
does,â€ Wachtel said, whose husband is Mill Valley Mayor Ken Wachtel.Â
enjoyed a more than 10 percent margin of victory, Clifford Waldeck and Bob Jacobs were separated by a mere 12 votes with all precincts reporting, although absentee ballots have yet to be counted.
hoped that whomever ended up on the losing end would remain involved in the district in some capacity.
"Iâ€™d be honored to serve with either of them," she