Updated: Treviño captured a wide-margin victory Tuesday, having earned 19,403 votes to his challenger, Robert Bates' 5,797 with all 85 precincts reporting. Of the 71,562 registered voters in the district, 25,200 cast ballots in this race.
Earlier: Not quite the nail biter of the presidential election, the Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District race is poised to go to the incumbent.
Charles Treviño earned 4,713 votes with five of the 85 precincts reporting as of 10:45 p.m., according to the County of Los Angeles Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk. Challenger Robert Bates garnered 1,434 votes, or 23.33 percent of the vote to Treviño's 76.67 percent.
The water district comprises all or parts of South Pasadena, Arcadia, Rosemead, San Gabriel, South San Gabriel and Temple City.
Treviño was elected to the board of directors in November 2008. He works for the Metropolitan Water District (MWD) as a Principal Public Affairs Representative in the Education Unit of the External Affairs Section, according to the Upper San Gabriel Valley Municipal Water District website.