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Voters Return Two Incumbents to Black Horse Pike School Board

Dawn Leary joins incumbents Jennifer Storer and J. Jay McMullin on the Black Horse Pike Regional School District Board of Education.

UPDATE, 2:40 p.m. 11/7: With all 40 districts now in, Tuesday's Black Horse Pike Regional School District board election, with provisional ballots still to be counted, has incumbents J. Jay McMullin and Jennifer Storer joined by newcomer Dawn Leary in winning three-year terms.

McMullin received the most votes, with 9,137, followed by Storer at 8,927 and Leary at 7,978, according to the unofficial results.

Samuel Garro received 5,996 votes. Former BHPRSD board member Louis Vizoco finished last with 5,771 votes.

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Jennifer Storer and J. Jay McMullin were able to weather recent tumultous times for the Black Horse Pike Regional School District on Tuesday, winning new terms as district board members.

Newcomer Dawn Leary will join Storer and McMullin on the regional school district's board of education. All three won three-year terms on Tuesday, according to unofficial results released by Camden County.

With Camden County reporting unofficial results from 38 of 40 districts, McMullin had received the most votes, with 8,911. Storer received 8,710 votes and Leary 7,780 to win the other two seats up for grabs in this year's election.

McMullin is entering his second term and Storer her third.

Former BHPRSD board member Louis Vizoco received 5,624 votes and Samuel Garro 5,849 votes, respectively, according to the unofficial tally.

Tuesday's marked the first November election in district history. School elections traditionally have been held in April in New Jersey.

Black Horse Pike Regional School District was thrust into the national media spotlight in early October when Camden County Prosecutor Warren W. Faulk announced that three teachers and two administrators had been charged following his office's investigation into teacher-student sex at Triton Regional High School during the 2011-12 school year.

Triton is one of three schools in Black Horse Pike Regional School District. Highland and Timber Creek are the others.

Debi November 07, 2012 at 02:21 PM
It never ceases to amaze me the short term memory the voters of this area have, I guess everything is always forgiven, as are all the faults of the "local machine".
SJ Birds Fan November 07, 2012 at 05:12 PM
Nice result. Keeps Vizoco off the board. He already screwed my kids once with the bogus politically driven redistricting. I am glad he wont get the chance to do it again. At least for the next 3 years.
Mike November 28, 2012 at 12:44 PM
Great result for the kids and taxpayers, alike!

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