Incumbents Sharon Wallin and Ira Glasky will retain their seats on the IUSD Board of Education after receiving the most votes in Tuesday’s election.
Two seats were up for grabs on the five-member school board, which sets policy for the district. With ballots tallied from all 92 precincts, Wallin, who currently serves as board president, has earned a fourth four-year term with 15,845 votes, or 39.3 percent of the total. Glasky, an attorney who joined the board following a special election in June, secured his first full term with 15,150 votes, or 37.6 percent.
Challenger Bob Vu, an educator, scientist and entrepreneur, finished third with 9,332 votes, or 23.1 percent.
The Board of Education is the chief policy-making body for the Irvine Unified School District, comprising five members elected at large by IUSD voters. Its next meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 18.
For more local election results, visit the Orange County Registrar of Voters website.
[Editor’s note: This post has been updated to include the latest vote count.]