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Molly Lutz (top right) and others watch Washington County election workers hand count ballots in the District 833 School Board race at the Washington County Government Center. Lutz sought the recount after losing by five votes to Sharon Van Leer for a four-year seat on the School Board. Van Leer gained one vote in the recount, giving her a six-vote margin of victory. She and other School Board members will be sworn into office in January. (Bulletin photo by Scott Wente)

Recount confirms Van Leer District 833 School Board victory

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Sharon Van Leer is headed to the South Washington County School Board after all.

A manual recount this week of the District 833 School Board election totals reaffirmed earlier results showing Van Leer narrowly edged out Molly Lutz for the final of four four-year seats.

Washington County elections officials started the recount of 10,000-plus ballots Thursday morning and completed the tally Friday at the government center in Stillwater.

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Scott Wente
Scott Wente has been editor at the South Washington County Bulletin since 2011. He worked as a reporter at other Forum Communications newspapers from 2003 to 2011. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
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