Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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May 13, 2014

Mercer Board of Education race: Bailey, Prudich, Hurt get nods

PRINCETON — Three seats were filled Tuesday when voters cast their ballots in the non-partisan Mercer County Board of Education race.

Three candidates had filed for three seats on the school board. They included incumbent Gilbert “Gene” Bailey, District 3; incumbent Gregory S. Prudich, District 2; and challenger J.B. Hurt, District 2. None of the races were contested.

With all 49 precincts reporting at the Mercer County Courthouse, unofficial results showed the following returns for each candidate: Bailey, 2,896 votes; Prudich, 2,771 votes ; and Hurt, 2,613 votes.

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