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Murren, Parker win spots on Sioux Falls School Board

Kate Parker, left, and Mark Murren both won seats on the Sioux Falls School Board in the 2021...
Kate Parker, left, and Mark Murren both won seats on the Sioux Falls School Board in the 2021 election.(Dakota News Now)
Updated: May. 18, 2021 at 10:41 PM CDT
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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (Dakota News Now) - An incumbent and one newcomer have won spots on the Sioux Falls School Board.

Incumbent Kate Parker and Mark Murren were the two two vote recipients in Tuesday’s city-wide election, earning them spots on the board.

Murren is a retired teacher and coach. Parker works at Avera Health Plans. This will be her fourth term on the board.

According to the school district, their terms will begin July 12, 2021.

Tuesday was election day for the Sioux Falls School District.

Two seats on the Sioux Falls School Board are up for grabs among a pool of five candidates.

The top two vote-getters earned a spot on the board for a term of three years.

Unofficial results from the Sioux Falls School District show candidate Marc Murren and incumbent Kate Parker are leading in the race as of 10:45 p.m. Tuesday.

The votes will be canvassed at the School Board Meeting held Monday, May 24, 2021, at which time they became official.

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