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By Brandon Cline

Two move on for school board


August 9, 2017

With the 2017 primary elections taking place on August 1, voters were deciding on just one race in Klickitat County, a position on the Goldendale School Board.

Incumbent and long-time Goldendale resident John Hoctor advanced to the November 7 general election with 53.58 percent of the vote and will be joined by challenger T.J. Wilder, pastor of the Bible Baptist Church, who received 28.54 percent of the vote. Stephen Kenny, a water treatment consultant, finished in third and failed to advance with 17.88 percent of the vote.

1,577 votes were cast in what was the first primary election for a seat on the Goldendale School Board in 16 years. In 2001, challenger David Telford finished first in...

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