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Wheeler, Riedel win contested school board races

Ben Wheeler and Ken Riedel have won the at-large school board seats in the two contested races for the Estacada School Board.

Unofficial election results show Wheeler took the Zone 6 race with more than 52 percent of the vote. At last count he had 738 votes. Incumbent Leslie André trailed with 385 votes and Angie Nelson had 279.

In the Zone 7 race, Ken Riedel received more than 73 percent of the vote.

At last count he had 1,020. His opponent, Monica Smith, had 352.

Incumbent School Board member Jamie Smith was the lone candidate for Zone 3 and was reelected.

Wheeler, Riedel and Smith have been elected to four-year terms.

Election results are expected to be updated on the Clackamas County Elections website at 5 p.m. Tuesday, May 26.


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