election 2017

Election results: Elizabeth school board


Four candidates were seeking three positions on the Elizabeth School District Board of Education.

Here are the results, according to figures posted by Elbert County at 9:10 p.m. on Election Night, Nov. 7.

Carol Hinds: 29.6 percent

Paul Benkendorf: 27.4 percent

Cary A. Karcher: 26.7 percent

Kevin Combest: 16.3 percent

Board Vice President Hinds is the only incumbent who sought re-election. Board President Deb Spenceley and Secretary Chris Richardson, who is also a county commissioner, did not pursue four more years on the five-member board.

The terms of school board Treasurer Dee Lindsey and Assistant Treasurer/Secretary Richard Smith do not expire until 2019.

The election was nonpartisan and the winners received four-year terms.


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