Erin Heers-McArdle has unseated board chair Tom Heidemann by just over 200 votes to take the District 1 seat on the Anoka-Hennepin School Board.
Heers-McArdle took 54.2% (1,388 votes) of the votes cast in District 1 with all precincts reporting, according to unofficial results from the Secretary of State's Office. Heidemann earned 45.5% (1,165 votes) in the district. Less than 1% of votes went to a write-in candidate.
Marci Anderson won reelection easily by earning 91.3% (356 votes) of votes cast in her unopposed race for District 2. The remaining 8.7% of votes went to a write-in candidate.
District 5 voters reelected Nicole Hayes, giving her 92.5% (405 votes) of votes cast in her unopposed race, while 7.5% of votes cast went to write-in candidates.
A total of 3,389 votes were cast of the 72,751 voters registered by 7 a.m. on Election Day, for a voter turnout around 4.7%.
This story has been updated to reflect changes in the number of votes cast as reported by the Secretary of State's website.