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Brunnette first to file for School Board

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Brunnette first to file for School Board
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South Washington County School Board member Tracy Brunnette was the first to file to run in the Nov. 5 election.

Brunnette, a Cottage Grove resident, filed July 31 for a four-year seat on the board. She was first elected to the board in 2000.

Brunnette is among four members whose four-year terms end this year. The others are David Kemper, Laurie Johnson and Marsha Adou.

The November election will also include a two-year seat. Board member Katy McElwee-Stevens was appointed to fill a seat left vacant with Leslee Boyd's resignation in early 2013.

As of early this week, only Brunnette had filed to run this fall. The filing deadline is 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13.

Candidates can pick up an affidavit of candidacy at the District Service Center, 7362 East Point Douglas Road, Cottage Grove. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 13. There is a $2 filing fee to run for office.

Board candidates must be eligible voters, at least 21 years old, a resident of the school district for at least 30 days before the Nov. 5 election and not a convicted predatory offender.

-Scott Wente

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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