ADAMS TWP — A crowded field for seats on the Mars School Board will stay so after Tuesday's primary election, with nine of the 10 candidates filed moving on.
Tuesday's election also came with other drama as five candidates who cross-filed as Democrats said they were the subject of “dirty politics” leading up to and on election day.
Unofficial results Tuesday night showed incumbent John Kennedy as the lead vote-getter on the Republican ballot with 1,725. He was followed by Sallie Wick, 1,578; Kevin Hagen, 1,551; Anthony DePretis, 1,544; and Megan Lenz, 1,481. As the top five, they move on to the general election
Lenz received 1,053 votes on a Democratic ballot that featured five candidates, who all move on to the general election. They include Jill Roda, John Neurohr, Bill Sommers and Jill Ceasar.
Only Tricia Holland, who finished sixth on the Republican ballot, will not move on. She earned 1,471 votes.
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