Six candidates vie for three Anoka-Hennepin District 11 School Board seats in the election Nov. 5.
The seats on the ballot are District 3, which includes Champlin, portions of Dayton and the northwest portion of Coon Rapids; District 4, which includes portions of Ham Lake, Nowthen and Oak Grove, a large part of Andover and the northeastern section of Ramsey; and District 6, which includes the southern part of Andover and northern part of Coon Rapids.
Currently holding these seats are Bill Harvey, running for re-election; Michael Sullivan, stepping down after 25 years on the board; and Jeff Simon, running unopposed for re-election.
Candidates for the seats are:
Grace Baltich, 11711 Douglas Dr. N, Champlin
Bill Harvey, 8108 109th Place N, Champlin
William Fields, 17178 Argon St. NW, Andover
Janelle Kirkeide, 2152 158th Lane NE, Ham Lake
Paul Meunier, 3020 160th Lane NE, Ham Lake
Jeff Simon, 12252 Thrush St. NW, Coon Rapids
School board members serve four-year terms.
Anyone living within the districts may vote in the election Nov. 5.
To find your polling place, visit the Secretary of State’s website, the Anoka-Hennepin School District’s website or call 651-215-1440.
Polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m.
Olivia Koester is at