Education Election Results

The Utah School Board 12 race that covers northeastern Utah was a close one. Alisa Ellis of Wasatch County received 52.44 percent of the vote over incumbent Dixie Lee Allen with 47.56 percent of the popular vote. Allen dominated in 4 of the 6 counties with huge wins in Uintah and Duchesne County but Ellis secured a significant majority in Utah County, making the difference in the results. In local races, Uintah School Board District 2 went to Kevin Dickson with 61.96 percent of the vote over incumbent Sharon Bills. School Board District 4 shows Sarah Lamb with 50.96 percent of the popular vote, just barely over Tawnya McKee with 49.04 percent. School Board District 5 shows Kurt Case with 52.12 percent of the popular vote over incumbent Greg Gilroy with 47.88 percent. Duchesne and Daggett County board positions were single candidate races.

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