Roberts, Vandenburght re-elected to St. Francis School Board

Voters in the St. Francis School District elected four representatives to the school board on election night. Two will be newcomers to the board.

According to unofficial results, elected to the three regular term seats were David Roberts, Barbara Jahnke and Marsha VanDenburgh.

Both Roberts, the top vote-getter and VanDenburgh, who got the third most votes, will return to the school board with Jahnke as a newcomer.

Roberts came in with 24.69 percent of the vote, followed by Jahnke with 19.33 percent and VanDenburgh with 17.28 percent. Unsuccessful in their bid for a board seat were Juanita Reed-Boniface (16.21 percent), Malcolm T. Vinger II (14.63 percent) and Shannon Collier (7.50 percent).

Betsy Roed was the winner of the special election for a two-year term. She received 54.54 percent of the vote to defeat Scott Schwarz, who came in just behind Roed at 45.10 percent.