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Three Candidates will be Elected in November 2012 Elections for Red Lake School Board


RED LAKE - Of ten candidates who filed for three school board seats, the field was narrowed down to six for the November 2012 General Election in the Primary Election 2012.

Those advancing were incumbent Michael Barrett with 182 votes; Thomas Barrett Jr. with 174, Robert McClain Sr. with 168, Chris Jourdain with 162, incumbent Nicole Desjarlait with 128, and Darwin Sumner, also with 128. These six advanced to the Tuesday, November 6, 2012 General Election, where three will be chosen for 4 year terms that begin in January 2013 - January 2017.

Both Michael Barrett and Nicole Desjarlait's terms end in January 2013, along with Thomas Barrett Sr., who did not file for reelection this year. His son, Thomas Barrett Jr. however, did file for office and is one of the final six.

The Red Lake School Boardl certified the results of the Primary Election on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at a Special Meeting.

The General Election will be held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012, which includes the presidential race, along with other federal, state and local races.

The election results will be certified by the Red Lake School Board on Friday, November 9, 2012.

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