Two incumbents, one challenger projected to emerge in Flushing School Board race

FLUSHING — As of press time Wednesday, two incumbents and one challenger were leading a field of five candidates in a tight Flushing Board of Education race.

Incumbent Flushing School Board members Eddie Dolgan and Sal Ausiello and challenger Kim Strnad were the projected winners in the school board race, leading incumbent school board member Peter Weinrauch and challenger Wendie Dillehay. Dolgan had received the most votes with 8,812 (30 percent) followed by Strnad with 6,023 votes (20 percent). Ausiello was in third place with 5,848 votes (20 percent), while Weinrauch was in fourth with 4,587 votes (15 percent) and Dillehay in fifth with 4,516 votes (15 percent), with 52 percent of precincts reporting.

Each candidate was competing for a six-year term on the Flushing Board of Education.

Two Flushing Community Schools millage renewals were also on the ballot and passed by wide margins. Voters approved a building and site sinking fund millage extension renewal, 66 percent to 34 percent, and approved an operating millage renewal, 69 percent to 31 percent.

All numbers reflect the vote counts reported on the Genesee County Clerk website as of press time. — B.G.