The 10-person race for school board ended with one incumbent being re-elected, another being voted off and three newcomers joining the Woodstock School District 200 Board of Education.
John Parisi, Carl Gilmore, Bruce Farris and Jacob Homuth won the four seats up for grabs in the April 4 consolidated election, which featured two candidates tying in the unofficial vote tally at last count.
Non-incumbent Parisi finished in first place with 1,980 votes, or 14.09 percent, according to unofficial results from the McHenry County Clerk’s Office. Gilmore, the current board president, came second with 1,590 votes. Farris and Homuth, both newcomers, followed at 1,574 and 1,558 votes, respectively, according to the unofficial tally.
Incumbent William Nattress and challenger Barbara Gessert were tied in the unofficial results with 1,521 votes each, but their joint-fifth finish left them out of the running for a seat.
Susan Handelsman followed in seventh place with 1,415 votes. Karen Kockler took eighth with 1,308, Suzann Schroeder finished ninth with 826 and Jill Ferrarini took tenth with 755 votes, according to unofficial results.
Incumbent board members Camille Goodwin and Paul Meyer did not seek re-election.