School Board election results for Linn and Johnson County school elections

Jennifer Borcherding, who challenged the longest-serving school board member, Keith Westercamp, cheers after winning a spot in District 3 at WineStyles in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. (Mary Mathis/Freelance)
Jennifer Borcherding, who challenged the longest-serving school board member, Keith Westercamp, cheers after winning a spot in District 3 at WineStyles in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. (Mary Mathis/Freelance)

As of Tuesday evening, these were the unofficial vote totals for select school board races in Linn and Johnson counties. A * denotes board winners.

For full Johnson County results go to the Johnson County Auditor results page

For full Linn County results go to the Linn County Auditor's results page

Cedar Rapids Community School District

District 2

• Incumbent Nancy Humbles: 2,793*

District 3

• Incumbent Keith Westercamp: 1,365

• Jennifer Borcherding: 2,040*

At-large

• Incumbent Gary Anhalt: 1,833*

• Theodore Collins: 357

• Christopher Gehrke: 1,041

 

Iowa City Community School District

(Three at-large seats, one abbreviated two-year term due to Latasha DeLoach’s resignation)

Three four-year terms

• JP Claussen: 10,444*

• Janet Godwin: 8,520*

• Ruthina Malone: 8,788*

• Laura Westemeyer: 5,185

• Karen Woltman: 4,044

One two-year term

• Charlie Eastham: 5,784

• Shawn Eyestone: 6,404*

 

Linn-Mar Community School District

Three at-large

• Derek Jensen: 1,123

• Cara Lausen: 2,001*

• John Sauer: 1,607

• Rachel Wall: 2,501*

• Bob Gabel: 1,789

• Robert Anderson: 2,514*

 

College Community School District

District 2

• Incumbent Jed Peterson: 351*

District 5

• Incumbent Todd Hahlen: 353*

At-large

• Incumbent James Hodina: 355*

 

Marion Independent School District

Three at-large

• Incumbent Bill Hunton: 251*

• Incumbent Shari Irene Funck: 168*

• Write-In: 140*

 

Clear Creek Amana Community School District

District 2

• Incumbent Bob Broghammer: 733*

• Scott Rohret: 623

District 4

• Nikki Knapp: 1,149*

At-large

• Incumbent Eileen Schmidt: 617

• Kathy Swenka: 651*

• Shawn Zierke: 182

 

Solon Community School District

Three at-large

• Incumbent Tim Brown: 352*

• Rick Jedlicka: 326*

• Dan Coons: 303*

• Nicole Pizzini: 272

 

Mount Vernon Community School District

Three at-large

• Incumbent Lori Merlak: 542*

• Incumbent Sherry Grunder: 456*

• Incumbent Rick Elliott: 528*

• Jeremy Kunz: 369

• Ryan Williams: 363

 

School bond votes

 

Here are the unofficial results of several area school bond votes held Tuesday, according to the auditor’s offices in Linn and Johnson counties (60 percent approval required for passage):

 

Iowa City (passed)

• Yes: 10,814 (65 percent)

• No: 5,812 (35 percent)

Linn-Mar (failed)

• Yes: 3,088 (53 percent)

• No: 2,759 (47 percent)

Clear Creek Amana (passed)

• Yes: 1,234 (71 percent)

• No: 502 (29 percent)

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