The Hopkins Public Schools community elected three new school board members and one incumbent to the school board on Tuesday, Nov. 5.
Voters re-elected Steve Adams and chose first-time candidates Shannon Andreson, Katie O'Shea Pederson and Tanya Khan. Andreson and O'Shea Pederson collected the most votes with 3397 (19.08%) and 3180 (17.86%) respectively. Incumbent Steve Adams was close behind with 2782 votes (15.63%). Khan earned 2699 votes (15.16%) beating out two-term incumbent Kris Newcomer by 238 votes. Dave Larson, who was seeking a second term, earned 1931 votes (10.85%). Benjamin Karls withdrew his candidacy prior to the election, but his name still appeared on the ballot. He received 1256 votes (7%).
Long-term board member and current board chair Wendy Donovan did not seek reelection. All results are unofficial until canvassed by the school board on Nov. 12. Candidates will serve four-year terms, which begin in January.
|Shannon Andreson - Elected||3397 Votes||19.08%|
|Katie O’Shea Pederson - Elected||3180 Votes||17.86%|
|Steve Adams – Elected||2782 Votes||15.63%|
|Tanya Khan - Elected||2699 Votes||15.16%|
|Kris Newcomer - Not Elected||2461 Votes||13.82%|
|Dave Larson - Not Elected||1931 Votes||10.85%|
|Benjamin Karls - Not Elected||1256 Votes||7.06%|