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Koelling wins Salem school board position

Thursday, September 28, 2006

SCHOOL BOARD: Fulton County Clerk Vickie Bishop swears Wanda Koelling into her position as the newest member of the Salem School Board. Photo/Ninemire
Fulton County voters went to the polls to elect new school board members in the Sept. 19 election.

Wanda Koelling defeated Gary Phillips in the only Salem School Board race.

Koelling, who is the first female Salem School Board member to be elected in over 15 years, received 89 percent (229), and Phillips received 11 percent (27) of the 256 votes cast.

"I appreciate everyone's support," said Koelling. "Thank you, everyone, for your votes, and I promise to be dedicated to our children to better their school."

Mammoth Spring School District voters elected Donell Russell in a contested race.

Russell received 61 percent (200) of the votes to defeat Micheal Brown, who received 39 percent (126) of the 326 votes cast.

There were no contested school board races in the Viola School District.

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