10/29/2015 – 4: 52 am
There are a number of contested school board seats across Hancock County that will be voted on in the November 3rd election. Liberty-Benton and Arcadia school districts have many school board candidates in the running. In each district, five candidates are running for two open seats. The winners in the November election will serve four-year terms.
In the McComb School District, no incumbents are among the candidates running for four board positions. Four candidates will compete for two of the board seats. Two other candidates are running for two unexpired terms on the board, which end in December 2017.
The Van Buren School District race is also contested, with three candidates seeking two seats on the board. The Cory-Rawson School District has three candidates for two open board seats. School board candidates in Arlington are uncontested, with both incumbents seeking re-election. One incumbent is seeking re-election to Vanlue school board. No other candidates filed.
There is one write-in candidate for one of two open seats on the Riverdale School Board and one candidate running for one of two unexpired terms on that board. Voters in Hancock County will also decide a race for two open seats on the Hancock County Educational Service Center board.
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