Incumbents came out on top in Madison County’s contested school board races. In the race for Fredericktown’s Ward III alderman the challenger won the election.
Voters in the Fredericktown R-I School District had to choose two board members. The winners were incumbents Leo Francis with 385 votes and Kent Marler with 365. Brandon Hale received 135 votes.
In the Marquand-Zion R-VI board race, there were also two open positions. The winners were incumbents Jo Anne Dunn with 63 votes and Leslie Stafford with 68. Josh Botbyl received 26 votes and Sam Cannon received 10.
In the race for Fredericktown’s Ward III Alderman, Kevin Jones defeated incumbent Loretta Brown. Jones received 61 votes and Brown received 12.
In Fredericktown’s Ward I, incumbent Paul Brown received 86 votes running unopposed. In Fredericktown’s Ward II, incumbent Rick Polete received 33 votes running unopposed.
There were 596 total ballots cast, representing 6.18% of the Madison County’s 9,639 registered voters.