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Swift, Fox, Alves For Escalon Council
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One newcomer to politics grabbed a seat on the Escalon City Council, tops among the candidates running for three open posts.

Robert Swift was elected with 1,189 votes to win a four-year term and will be joined on the panel by incumbents Danny Fox - 1,134 votes - and Ed Alves - 946 votes - as the three top vote getters in the four-way race.

Challenger Kurt Danziger polled 753 votes in the election in his first try for a council seat.

There were 4,038 votes cast in Escalon, according to figures released by the San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters office and Swift received 29.45 percent of the vote in winning the seat. Fox ran a close second, 28.08 percent, with Alves at 23.43 and Danziger at 18.65 percent.

Look for full results and reaction from the winners in the Nov. 10 issue of The Escalon Times.