Newcomer top Vote-Getter in East Penn School Board Race
Three incumbents, two newcomers win seats on East Penn School Board, according to unofficial vote counts.
New kids on the block Kenneth Bacher and Lynn Donches won the remaining two of the five seats in contention yesterday. Bacher was the top vote getter in the seven-candidate field, based on the unofficial numbers posted on the Lehigh County election results Web site.
Prior to the May primary election Bacher told Patch that “the struggle to provide high quality schools without placing undo burden on taxpayers is the biggest current challenge facing education and school boards.”
As a parent of a middle school student with a mother-in-law on a fixed income living in East Penn School District, Bacher said he has a first-hand understanding of task in front of school board members.
According to unofficial tallies, the vote totals are as follows: