Tuesday election

Voter Nathan Mills of Mahomet signs for his ballot as Marlys Scarbrough (second from right) and Barb Ogle (right) look on at the Mahomet Community Center on Tuesday morning.

MAHOMET — It wasn’t by a huge margin, but Mahomet-Seymour school district voters ousted a pair of incumbents and selected a trio of newcomers for the board of education Tuesday.

Turnout was strong, and the school board race was the one to watch. Early voting judge Joann Wozniak said Mahomet had the most early voters in Champaign County this time around.

“School board was hot,” she said. “We had a lot because of the school board.”

Up for re-election were Jeremy Henrichs, Jenny Park and Lance Raver, with Julie Cebulski, Meghan Hennesy, Ken Keefe, Colleen Schultz and Jason Tompkins also vying for a total of four seats. The trio of incumbents campaigned alongside Tompkins, with signs featuring the four scattered throughout Mahomet.

According to unofficial results from the Champaign County clerk’s office, for candidates inside village limits, Hennesy and Schultz came in with 1,053 and 1,029 votes, respectively, compared to Raver’s 941 and Tompkins’ 936.

For candidates outside village limits, Henrichs took 1,064 votes, while Keefe garnered 979, to put both in line for seats, while Cebulski received 965 and Park drew 962 votes Tuesday.

See Friday's Mahomet Citizen for more.