The Ottumwa Courier

Local News

August 12, 2011

Statewide school board elections set for Sept. 13

Merger also on ballot for E-B, Fremont schools

OTTUMWA — School board elections are set for Sept. 13 across the state of Iowa.

Southern Iowa is no exception with a number of contested races on area ballots.

Of note, there are also some public measures on this year’s ballots and voters in the Eddyville-Blakesburg and Fremont school districts will decide whether or not the two districts should merge beginning with the 2012-13 school year.

Polls are scheduled to be open from 12-8 p.m. that day, although some polls may open as early as 7 a.m. Voters will want to check with their county auditors as to specific times and polling locations.

Appanoose County

Centerville School Board

Director at-large (vote for 4): Nicholas Hindley (Inc.), Franz Lubenow, Bill Matkovich (Inc.), Jan McDanolds, Michelle L. Moore, Richard D. Roos, Shannon Starr, Robert L. Thomas

Director at-large to fill vacancy (vote for 1): Scott Jackson

Moravia School Board

Director District 2 (vote for 1): Steven L. Smith (Inc.)

Director District 4 (vote for 1): Connie A. Brown, Heather Maletta

Director District 5 (vote for 1): John Baty, Chad Miller

Moulton-Udell School Board

Director at-large (vote for 3): Rex Harris (Inc.), Travis Harris (Inc.), Justin McCoy (Inc.)

Public measure A: Levy PPEL tax? Yes or No

Davis County

Davis County School Board

Director District 2 (vote for 1): Nancy Hougland

Director District 5 (vote for 1): Doug Dixon, Carlene M. Horn

Director District 6 (vote for 1): Ken Wuthrich (Inc.)

Jefferson County

Fairfield School Board

Director at-large (vote for 4): Douglas Flournoy (Inc.), Rich Metcalf, Amy R. Miller, Gail Miller (Inc.), Jeremy Miller, Jerry D. Nelson

Keokuk County

Keota School Board

Director District 1 (vote for 1): Jared D. Lyle (Inc.)

Director District 2 (vote for 1): No candidates

Director District 5 (vote for 1): Robert Romoser (Inc.)

Pekin School Board

Director District 1 (vote for 1): Steve Copeland (Inc.)

Director District 2 (vote for 1): Andrew Adam (Inc.), Michael Davis

Director District 4 (vote for 1): Greg Millikin (Inc.)

Director at-large (vote for 1): Jennifer Coleman, Roger R. Meier, Mark Wittrock

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