Claudia Frometa, Giggy Saab win Downey elections

DOWNEY — Claudia Frometa is Downey’s newest council member.

With all precincts reporting, Frometa captured nearly 48% of the vote, beating main rival Carrie Uva by 369 votes.

Tony Hernandez-Ayala, a little-known third candidate, collected an even 600 votes.

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In the race to claim the vacant school board seat, Giggy Saab was victorious, beating opponent Carlos Avalos.

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Saab will claim the seat of former board member Willie Gutierrez, who resigned earlier this year after moving to Long Beach.

NewsEric Pierce