Challenger Knocks Upshaw From Board
Posted: September 18, 2013 at 2:11 a.m.
Matt Burgess defeated incumbent Rudy Upshaw in Tuesday’s only race for Bentonville School Board.
At A Glance
School Board Elections
The Pea Ridge School Board race appears to be headed toward a runoff election.
In the four-person race, the top two finishers Tuesday were Braxton Hurst with 124 votes (33.3 percent) and incumbent Darin Wright with 102 votes (27.4 percent), according to unofficial results. Hurst and Wright will compete in the runoff to be held Oct. 8.
Others in the race included John Dye with 96 votes (25.8 percent) and Ron Mullikin with 50 votes (13.4 percent).
In the Rogers School District, Curtis Clements ran unopposed for re-election. He received 14 votes.
Source: Staff Report
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