Incumbent Mushir Hassan will face James Gunsalus for a seat on the Elmbrook College Board within the upcoming April election.
Gunsalus and Hassan have been the highest two vote-getters in Tuesday’s main election.
Gunsalus obtained 42.5% of the vote (1,324 votes) within the main election, whereas Hassan obtained 35.2% (1,095 votes).
In the meantime, Leanne Wied, who additionally ran for the board in 2017 and 2020, was knocked out of the race after she obtained 22% of the vote (686).
FULL RESULTS:Wisconsin spring main election outcomes
Subsequent, voters within the faculty district — which serves Elm Grove, Brookfield and a portion of New Berlin — will make the ultimate determination April 6 about who will win the spot on the varsity board, which oversees a district of greater than 7,400 college students.
The winners will serve from April 26, 2021, means of April 21, 2024.
Hassan, has been on the board since Might 2020, when the board appointed him to fill a emptiness on the board.
After studying of the outcomes Tuesday night time, Hassan stated he was “very grateful and really pleased” that he’ll be transferring on within the election.
“I feel that we’ll do nicely as a result of I feel that the overwhelming majority of the voters desires to have somebody with expertise, dedication and the monitor report that I’ve obtained,” he stated.
“I’m hopeful to run a powerful marketing campaign means of then (April 6), and I am very grateful for the help we now have locally,” he added.
Gunsalus stated he was grateful for the prospect to run for the place.
“Involved dad and mom like myself and residents of the group need accountability, fiscal transparency and conservative values again within the faculty district,” he wrote in an e mail.
Whereas answering earlier questions from Now Information Group, Hassan stated that, as a board member, he has “championed updating our mission and values in addition to our insurance policies to replicate consideration to range, fairness and inclusion.”
He additionally stated he chairs the district’s medical advisory board, the place he is supplied perception into the district’s reopening plans.
In accordance with a candidate webpage on the Elmbrook College District web site, Gunsalus stated some private philosophies that he values are “integrity, inclusion and variety, transparency and relationship constructing.”
Gunsalus additionally stated he has a enterprise background and works within the well being care subject, the place he does medical contracting and monetary evaluation.
Wied despatched out a press release election night time after seeing the outcomes.
“I wish to prolong my great appreciation to everybody who has supported and voted for me. I look ahead to persevering with to remain engaged with our district, guaranteeing that our public faculties stay the primary selection for our households,” Wied stated in an e mail.
Outcomes reported right here stay unofficial till they’re canvassed.
James Thomas Gunsalus 1,324
Mushir Hassan (inc.) 1,095
Leanne Wied 686