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Nyssa school board openings draw dozen hopefuls

NYSSA – A lot of people want to serve on the Nyssa School Board.

Twelve candidates are competing for five spots on a seven-person board in the May 18 election. 

All five incumbents – Brett Johnson, Pat Morinaka, Bob Fehlman, Torie Ramirez, and Kim Stipe – are facing a challenger. That’s unusual in a county where school board races are often uncontested, or require write-in votes to fill empty seats. And none of the incumbents responded to a list of detailed questions from the Enterprise.

In the first race, Nyssa . . .