Election Day is in November.
Photo by Michael Lee Pope.
School Board Election, District A
Stephanie Amann Kapsis 11,261 votes
Karen Graf 9,336 votes
Bill Campbell 8,265 votes
Helen Morris 7,607 votes
Joyce Rawlings 5,176 votes
Heath Wells 3,795 votes
School Board Election, District B
Kelly Carmichael Booz 10,288 votes
Justin Keating 8,204 votes
Marc Williams 8,116 votes
Michael Brookbank 6,680 votes
Chyrell Bucksell 5,930 votes
School Board Election, District C
Pat Hennig 10,203 votes
Christopher Lewis 9,921 votes
Ronnie Campbell 9,248 votes
The past few years have been some of the most turbulent in the history of Alexandria City Public Schools, which was blasted in a recent audit as having a budget office with a “dysfunctional environment.” Vice Mayor Kerry Donley even called for Superintendent Morton Sherman to step down, although the school chief stuck around and remains defiant in the face of criticism.
So perhaps it’s no surprise that six incumbents decided against seeking reelection. Only three incumbents decided to seek another term, and one of those — Helen Morris — failed to gain enough support from voters.
“The votes didn’t turn out for me this time,” Morris said in a written statement. “So I will proudly support our children, families and schools as a citizen and mom.”
When the new School Board convenes next year, it will have only two returning members and seven new members