School board election results in Sussex and Kent counties

Cape Henlopen School Board President Alison J. Myers will continue her at-large role with the board after today’s election, raking in 1,523 votes, according to the unofficial results posted by the Sussex County Board of Elections Tuesday evening. Opponent Calvin D. Jackson garnered 633 votes.

Janet Maull-Martin will also serve the Cape Henlopen School Board after winning in Area C against incumbent Andrew Lewis.

Ms. Maull-Martin received 1,571 votes compared to Mr. Lewis’ 603 votes.

The third Cape Henlopen School Board seat up for election this year, an at-large role, went to William Collick with 1,762 votes. His opponent Charles Mowll brought in 444 votes.

In Delmar, incumbent Jason CoCo lost his at-large seat on the Delmar School Board with 45 votes to newcomer William Mills’ 164 votes.

Dara Savage won the election for the at-large seat on the Seaford School Board with 329 votes. Shawn Graham received 37 votes.

Indian River School District voters decided to keep longtime board member Dr. Donald G. Hattier for the District 4 seat with 230 votes. His opponent, Scott Smith, received 60 votes.

Voters also chose to retain the incumbents for District 5, re-electing Derek Cathell with 65 votes and W. Scott Collins with 58 votes. Jeffrey Evans brought in 35 votes this year.

Sarah Starkey won the overwhelming majority in the Lake Forest School District election with 417 votes, according to the unofficial results posted by the Kent County Board of Elections Tuesday evening. Opponents Kimberly Hurd and Wendy Omans brought in 20 votes and 165 votes respectively.

Incumbent John C. Martin Jr. retained his Capital School Board seat by a landslide Tuesday, topping challenger Dewitt Peterkin III by a 233-22 vote.

Mr. Martin will serve a five-year At-Large Term that expires June 20, 2024.

Joyce Simmons Denman (414 votes) captured a one-year At-Large seat in the Caesar Rodney School District, topping William “Bill” Victory (354) and Dave Buckson Jr. (157).

School board presidents Scott McClymont (Smyrna) and Jessica Marelli (Caesar Rodney) were unopposed and will hold their Al-Large positions for five years.

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