All three referendums pass; O'Connor elected mayor; Hanson, Johnson returned to School Board
Hudson school district voters approved all three referendum questions meaning that a $93 million improvement and renovation project will begin in the near future.
Question 1 approved renovations to the high school; questions 2 approved renovations to the middle school and questions 3 approved improvements to the auditorium and athletic fields.
Also winning in the city of Hudson was mayoral candidate Rich O'Connor. He defeated Victoria Erickson. O'Connor replaces Mayor Al Burchill who did not run for re-election.
In the race for the Hudson board of Education incumbents Jamie Johnson and Bruce Hanson defeated challenger Mary Yacoub.
Other contested races found Hudson Alderman Jim Webber defeating challenger Holly Jones.
In the town of St. Joseph Steve Bohl defeated Patrick O'Meara and Laurie DeRosier defeated Kevin Adkins.
All vote totals are unofficial and may not include some absentee ballots
Referendum I (high school updates)
Referendum II (middle school updates)
Referendum III (auditorium, fields)
BOARD OF EDUCATION (top 2 elected)
Bruce Hanson, 6,052
Jamie Johnson, 6,038
Mary Yacoub, 4,288
MAYOR – HUDSON
Victoria Erickson, 1,923
Rich O'Connor, 2,462
ALDERPERSON – HUDSON (district 4)
Jim Webber, 389
Holly Jones, 216
TOWN OF ST. JOSEPH (Supervisor 1)
Patrick O'Meara, 631
Steve Bohl, 731
Laurie DeRosier, 764
Kevin Adkins, 644
Area contested COUNTY races
Kimbraly Dagastino, 540
Christopher Babbitt, 916
Tom Coulter, 1,172
Write-in (Howard Novotny), 223
Bob Long, 714
Carah Koch, 715
Laurie Bergren, 706
Jesse Littlejohn, 403
Rick Ottino, 671
Scott Nelson, 771