has received the most votes of the 40 Los Angeles candidates seeking election to the SAG-aftra national board, winning a four-year term with 5,803 votes.
Sheen, whose most famous role was as the U.S. President on “The West Wing
,” was one of 15 winners announced Thursday night as union members opted for high-profile names. They also re-elected presidential candidates Esai Morales
with 5,705 votes and Gabrielle Carteris
with 4,567 to four-year terms.
Re-Elected SAG-aftra President
A quartet of new high-profile candidates — Jonathan Taylor Thomas
, Matthew Modine
, Abigail Spencer
, and Regina King
— were also among the winners. King, who has won two Emmys for “American Crime
,” received the third-highest vote total with 5,153.
Most of the attention has been on the presidential race with current president Carteris being re-elected as head of the Unite for Strength ticket over a challenge from Membership First’s Morales. King and Spencer are part of Unite for Strength while Modine and Thomas