Racine Unified incumbent board member Don Nielsen will face off against Brian O’Connell in the April 5 general election in the newly created 7th District.

After all wards reported, Nielsen maintained a sizable lead:

Don Nielsen: 421
Brian O’Connell: 283
Adrienne Moore: 255

Over in the 6th District, three newcomers were vying for that seat, and John Heckenlively scored a decisive victory over Ernest Ni’A and Jim Venturini.

John Heckenlively: 201
Jim Venturini: 163
Ernest Ni’A: 129

Election results are unofficial until the Racine County Clerk certifies them. The general election is April 5.

 

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