Three incumbents and one newcomer were elected to the District 622 school board, according to unofficial results from the Minnesota Secretary of State.
Incumbents Nancy Livingston, Steve Hunt and Theresa Auge` were re-elected while newcomer Becky Neve was also elected to the school board.
Livingston took the lead with 23 percent of the votes from both Washington (8,525) and Ramsey (8,815) counties; Hunt took 19 percent of the Washington County vote (7,041) and 20 percent of the Ramsey County vote (7,887); Auge` took 20 percent of the vote in both Washington (7,386) and Ramsey (7,882) counties; Neve took 18 percent of the Washington County vote (6,692) and 17 percent of the Ramsey County vote (6,693) .
Rich Bennett lost the race with 16 percent of the vote in both Washington (6,062) and Ramsey (6,199) counties.
All results are unofficial until verified by a canvassing board.
Candidates provided the following statements:
"Thank all the voters for their support! The confidence the public has shown is a powerful thing. Advocating for public education has and will remain an honor. Thank you!"
"I would like to thank the voters and the employees of District 622 for their support and their confidence in my abilities to serve in this capacity. I entered into this election because I am passionate about the education of our children, and I care about our communities. I look forward to advocating for the students and families, working with the other board members, and partnering with district administration, as we focus on providing the high quality education that will prepare our students for the future."
"From the bottom of my heart, I want to thank voters for all their support. I am honored to continue to serve. My priorities will be to represent the interests of our students and the taxpayers who fund our schools. I will continue to collaborate with school administrators, parents and teachers to support programs that deliver results for our students."
"Thank You for your support and assistance. Well, I didn’t make the cut this year but I’ll be back in two years to try again. Nothing is more important than our children getting an excellent education. I will continue my work to improve educational opportunities for our children."
This post will be updated.
- Oakdale Election Results 2012
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