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Kolesar, Laurin win Hurley School Board race

 

April 3, 2019

By RICHARD JENKINS

rjenkins@yourdailyglobe.com

HURLEY — If conventional political wisdom is write-in candidates have a harder time winning elections, the two write-in candidates running for seats on the Hurley School Board overcame the odds Tuesday as they were successful in this year’s spring election.

Leslie Kolesar received 712 votes and Andrew “Andy” Laurin received 662 votes, respectively, toppling the two incumbents running for re-election.

Michael Fontecchio and Rick Swartz both appeared on the ballot seeking to continue serving on the district’s board, however, their bids...



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