Local government, Schools

Two incumbents and two newcomers win school and college board races

Malheur County saw four contested races for seats on the Nyssa, Juntura and Adrian School Boards and the Treasure Valley Community College Board.
If unofficial results hold up, Jeremy Peterson will see another four years on the Nyssa board, with 378 votes over Roberto Escobedo, a Nyssa city councilor, with 156.
Meanwhile, in Juntura, unofficial results show incumbent Emilee McKay has 32 votes, well ahead of challenger Karly Bentz, who got four, to win another four-year term.
In Adrian, Misty Yost edged out incumbent Bobby Davis with 118 votes to Davis’s 86.
In the final contested race, Torie Ramirez got 1,647 votes over Antonio ‘AJ’ Sunseri, who received 747.
Sunseri, an employee of the Argus Observer, is also running unopposed for a seat on the Ontario School Board. Eddie Melendrez, an Ontario city councilor, did not file for another two-year term on that board.
Additionally, incumbents Nyssa board members Maribel Ramirez and Don Ballou will both are running unopposed for another four-year term.

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