Two incumbents and one first-time candidate were elected Nov. 7 to the South-Western Board of Education.
According to unofficial results from the Franklin County Board of Elections, incumbent Cathy Johnson was the top vote-getter with 9,678 votes, followed by incumbent Lee Schreiner with 8,297, or 30 and 25 percent respectively. Voters also elected first-time candidate David Donofrio who finished third with 7,550 votes, or 23 percent. Challenger Anthony Caldwell finished in fourth place with 7,078 votes or 22 percent.
Robert Ragland, who was appointed in 2016 to fill a vacancy, was elected in an unopposed race to complete his unexpired term ending Dec. 31, 2019.