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Voters head to polls to settle St. Paul Park, District 833 School Board elections

Barbara Strom leaves St. Paul Park City Hall after casting her ballot early Tuesday morning. Voters are deciding races for District 833 School Board and St. Paul Park City Council and mayor. Bulletin photo by Scott Wente

South Washington County voters on Tuesday are weighing in on races for District 833 School Board and St. Paul Park City Council and mayor.

Seven candidates are running for three seats on the South Washington County School Board. The candidates are: Leslee Boyd, Jim Gelbmann, Ron Kath, Joe Ryan, Lezlie Schriver and Katie Schwartz. The winners will serve a four-year term on the seven-member board.

In St. Paul Park, voters are choosing between incumbent Mayor John Hunziker and challenger Keith Franke. City Council members Tim Jones and Jennifer Cheesman are running unopposed.

Polls opened at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Polling places information

District 833 combined polling places to save money. The district will have eight (combined) precincts and St. Paul Park will have three precincts. You can find your polling place at the Secretary of State website:

Here are the polling places:

Precinct 1: Woodbury Precinct 1 and 2; Woodbury Middle School, 1425 School Drive

Precinct 2: Woodbury Precincts 6-9; Woodbury High School, 2665 Woodlane Drive

Precinct 3: Woodbury Precincts 4, 5, 10, 11 and 13; Lake Middle School, 3133 Pioneer Drive

Precinct 4: Woodbury Precincts 12, 14 and 15 and Afton Ward 2 Precinct 1; Liberty Ridge Elementary School, 11395 Eagle View Blvd.

Precinct 5: Newport Precincts 1 and 2; Newport Elementary School, 851 Sixth Ave.

Precinct 7: Cottage Grove Precincts 1 and 2 and Grey Cloud Island; Pine Hill Elementary, 9015 Hadley Ave., Cottage Grove

Precinct 8: Cottage Grove Precincts 4, 5, 6, 9 and 10; Cottage Grove Elementary School, 7447 65th St.

Precinct 9: Cottage Grove Precincts 1, 7, 8, 11 12 and Denmark Township; District 833 Service Center, 7362 East Point Douglas Road, Cottage Grove

St. Paul Park Precinct 1: St. Paul Park Fire Hall, 600 Portland Ave.

St. Paul Park Precinct 2: St. Paul Park City Office, 600 Portland Ave.

St. Paul Park Precinct 3: Heritage Park Building, 1345 Laurel Ave.

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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.

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