Imperial County Office of Education Board Trustee Annette Gonzalez-Buttner on Monday entered not guilty pleas to charges alleging she falsified 2017 candidacy documents.

Gonzalez-Buttner was also appointed a new attorney, El Centro-based attorney Steven Honse, on Monday after the counsel that was appointed to represent her on Friday indicated he had a conflict.

Staff Writer Julio Morales can be reached at or 760-337-3415.

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