Preliminary General Election Results Locally

The preliminary General Election results are in with school board races the main focus locally. In Uintah County, the School Board District 1 race is close with Harlan Wilkins winning the popular vote at 50.42 percent of the vote ahead of  Lori Gillman at 49.58 percent. As of Tuesday night, this was a difference of 17 votes which could be affected once all mail-in and absentee ballots are counted over the coming days. In the Uintah School Board District 2 race, Dave Chivers received 55.75 percent of the popular vote over incumbent Kevin Dickson at 44.25 percent, with Chivers receiving 185 more votes as of Tuesday night. Finally, in Uintah School Board District 3, Robin McClellan secured what appears to be a strong win with 61.36 percent of the popular vote over incumbent Mark Caldwell at 38.64 percent. McClellan received 505 more votes as of Tuesday’s count. In Duchesne County, only the School Board District 2 race was contested with Tony Smith receiving 52.15 percent of the popular vote and incumbent Bruce Timothy receiving 47.85 percent. As of Tuesday’s count, Smith received 36 more votes than Timothy. These election results are preliminary as mail-in and absentee ballots will still be counted and the canvassing process takes place.

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Kristin never planned to work in news radio but has thoroughly enjoyed being part of the news team at KVEL. Her love of literature and writing developed in high school which led her to study English Literature and Technical Writing at BYU. She received her BA in English from BYU in 2005 and studied at UVU in Orem for 2 semesters to become a Certified Technical Writer in 2006. Two months after completion she began her dream job of being a stay-at-home mom.  As mother of 2 energetic kids, she began writing from home for the KVEL news team in 2011 and considers it the perfect fit as a full time mom and part time writer.