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White wins in Clarke’s school-board election

Published: Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 11:43 p.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013 7:23 a.m. CDT

There was a contested race in the school-board election for Clarke Community School District.

These are the unofficial results of Tuesday’s school-board elections from Clarke County Auditor’s Office.

For Clarke’s District 2 school-board seat, candidate Dena White had 152 votes. Her opponent James N. Lane had 31 votes.

Joseph Deutsch ran unopposed for Clarke’s District 3 school-board seat. He had 148 votes.

Gerard Linskens, Clarke’s current school-board president, ran unopposed for the at-large seat. He had 163 votes.

Jerry Smith, who ran for Area XIV Community College Director District 3, had 130 votes. Zach Gunsolley, who ran for Area XIV Community College Director District 6, had 13 Clarke votes.

Murray

People in Murray Community School District could vote for two at-large candidates for the district’s school-board election.

Aaron Peterson had 29 votes and John Siefkas had 28 votes.

Zach Gunsolley, who ran for Area XIV Community College Director District 6, had 28 Murray votes.

Tax levy

Southwestern Community College’s election for its continuation of a tax levy not exceeding 20 and one-fourth cents per thousand dollars of assessed value in any one year in a period not to exceed 10 years passed in Clarke County with 211 YES votes and 19 NO votes.

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