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Two Outspoken School Board Members Lose Their Seats

Two Outspoken School Board Members Lose Their Seats

November 07, 2017 10:01 PM

With all precincts reporting and the absentee ballots counted in Tuesday's election, two outspoken Duluth School Board members have lost their seats.  

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In the Fourth District, incumbent Art Johnston lost his seat.  Retired teacher Jill Lofald wins it with over 60 percent of the votes. 

In District 1, incumbent Rosie Loeffler-Kemp will keep her seat.  She beat Kurt Kuehn with over 60 percent of the votes.

There were two at-large seat on the ballot and one incumbent, Harry Welty, was seeking re-election.  Two newcomers won the seats. Sally Trnka and Josh Gorham won with 30 and 27 percent of the vote, respectively. 

With these results, incumbent Harry Welty lost re-election.  Dana Krivogorsky was also on the ballot. 


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