Martin, Galloway, Mosley, Galloway, Testerman, Highlander Win School Board Seats

Thursday, August 7, 2014

In County School Board races, Greg Martin defeated challenger Jim Watson in District 3. Karistsa Mosley will replace Jeffrey Wilson in District 5, and incumbent Joe Galloway held off two challengers in District 6. David Testerman won in District 8. Steve Highland took District 9.

District 3

Greg Martin 3,634

Jim Watson 2,172

District 5

Karitsa Mosley 1,624

Patrick Hampton 1,256

Jackie Anderson-Thomas 621

Samuel Blakemore 430

Richard Bennett 392

Cynthia Stanley-Cash 275

Yashika Ward 175

District 6

Joe Galloway 1,604

Oscar Brock 1,525

Ballard Scearce Jr.  1,398

District 8

David Testerman 3,545

Samevelyn Rock 1,004

District 9

Steve Highlander 2,923

Dean Moorhouse 1,258

Karen Farrow 1,241

Tim White 213

Larry Lewis 194


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