Four area school districts saw contested races for school board members. In Alton, five candidates vied for three spots. Voters chose Vivian Monckton (1463), David Fritz (1525), and David Lauschke (1551). Don Metzler collected 1129 votes while Phil Robbins had 1117.
Five candidates were on the ballot in Bethalto, with three spots available. Elected are Susan Walker (651), Todd Meiser (685), and Donald Woelfel (647). Aimee Long gathered 552 votes, while Susan Gowen-Woelfel had 403.
Six candidates filed for three spots on the Roxana School District Board: Clyde "Butch" McGill 727, Sherry Keller 646, Karen McKinzie 511, Craig Harris 474, Eric Noble 462, Eugene Hartman 415.
Five candidates vied for four spots on the Southwestern School District Board. Votes were cast in both Macoupin and Jersey Counties. The totals: Bradley Gillespie 583, Dara Simmons 542, Randy Gallaher 535, Donald R. Little 512, Terry Huber Jr. 486.
Seven Candidates contested three spots on the Jersey Community School District Board: David M. Isringhausen 2422, Terrie Kallal 1946, R. Edward Test 1697, Grant Manula 1386, Barry Webster 1354, Duane Montgomery 1249, Amanda Vaughn 956.