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Schrock will be on school board ballot

The results of the primary for the Hudson Board of Education were certified Tuesday morning by, from left, administrative assistant Lois Zezza, financial services manager Mark Kumlien and administrative assistant Diane Radle.

Jim Schrock will be the fourth candidate on the ballot for one of the two Hudson Board of Education seats that will be decided in the April 2 election.

Schrock and Matthew Kari were tied following the primary on Feb. 19 with 244 votes each. They remained tied at 245 votes each following an official canvas of the votes at the district administrative center Tuesday morning.

To break the tie, both candidates' names were put in a hat with one being drawn by Mark Kumlien, Financial Services manager. The canvas was conducted by Kumlien and administrative assistants Diane Radle and Lois Zezza and included ballots postmarked on or before Feb. 19 but received after election day. Also included were vote totals from the city of Hudson that were recounted Monday night. See related story.

The other candidates are Bruce Hanson, Jamie Johnson and Jeanette Kunz. The final vote totals were:

--Kunz, 887

--Johnson, 886

--Hanson, 805

--Schrock, 245

Terms on the school board are three years. There are no incumbents in this year's race.

Meg Heaton

Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.

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