BEAVERCREEK — Dennis Morrison and incumbent Gene Taylor won the race for the two seats on the Beavercreek City Schools Board of Education.
According to unofficial results from the Greene County Board of Elections, Morrison received the most votes (13,238) at 38%. Taylor was close behind at 35.8% getting 12,366 votes.
Claire L. Chinske finished at 25.8% (8,926) as the other candidate.
A small portion of Montgomery County also votes for the Beavercreek school board and those are included in the total.
Morrison told Greene County News prior to the election he wanted to return to the BOE to help deal with finances, increasing enrollment, and staffing as the most important issues it faced.
Taylor could not be previously reached.
The other three seats for the five-member BCS BOE come up in 2025.
10:45 p.m. update
Dennis Morrison had accumulated the most votes and incumbent Gene Taylor was also in line to be elected to the Beavercreek City Schools Board of Education.
With a percentage of votes cast counted, Morrison had accumulated just over 38% and Taylor was at 36% as the two leaders to fill the seats up for grabs, according to unofficial results from the Greene County Board of Elections at 10:45 p.m.
Claire L. Chinske had 26% to trail Morrison and Taylor.
Taylor would secure a third term on the school board. Morrison would be returning to the district after serving as superintendent for several years.
“I want to be a board member that embraces servant leadership, promotes labor peace, increases staff morale, is committed to the district receiving the highest academic rating possible, and is transparent,” Morrison previously told Greene County News. “I want to ensure that we deliver an excellent education to all Beavercreek youngsters at a very low cost to the community.”
7:45 p.m. update
Incumbent Gene Taylor and Dennis Morrison held early leads in Beavercreek City Schools Board of Education member voting.
Taylor had received 56% of the votes cast, while Morrison was at 54%. Claire L. Chinske came in at just under 41%, according to early voting and absentee ballot unofficial results from the Greene County Board of Elections.
No precincts have reported results.
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