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2 incumbents, 2 others elected to Norwin school board

Joe Napsha
| Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2017, 10:51 p.m.

Two incumbent Norwin school board directors, a former director and a political newcomer led the pack of five candidates seeking four seats on the board in Tuesday's election, according to unofficial results.

With all 32 precincts reporting in the Westmoreland County portion of the district, incumbents Donald Rhodes and Barbara Viola led with 22.9 percent of the votes and 22.4 percent, respectively. Former director Raymond Kocak took 19.7 percent and Brian S. Carlton, captured 19.1 percent. Incumbent Rebecca Gediminskas trailed with 15.4 percents.

Rhodes and Viola appeared on both ballots, having secured the Republican and Democratic nominations in the May primary. Carlton and Kocak were on the GOP ballot and Gediminskas and Kocak were on the Democratic side.

Director Al Lynn opted not to run for re-election.

The district reaches into North Huntingdon, Irwin and North Irwin as well as about 18 residences in White Oak and South Versailles in Allegheny County.

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