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Ken Enloe

Incumbents Ken Enloe and Lindsey Rowden were elected to three-year terms on the Jefferson City Board of Education in Tuesday's election.

Enloe received 3,703 votes (39.41 percent), Rowden received 3,672 votes (39.08 percent) and Ian Shadrick received 1,931 votes (20.55 percent).

There were 9,394 votes cast in school district, which encompasses parts of Cole and Callaway counties; 88 write-in votes were cast. Cole County had 8,974 votes, and Callaway County had 420.

In Cole County, Enloe received 3,550 votes (39.56 percent), Rowden received 3,514 votes (39.16 percent) and Shadrick received 1,824 votes (20.33 percent). There were 86 write-in candidates (0.96 percent).

In Callaway County, Enloe received 153 votes (36.43 percent), Rowden received 158 votes (37.62 votes) and Shadrick received 107 votes (25.48 percent). There were two write-in candidates (0.48 percent).

Enloe, of Jefferson City, is the current board treasurer and director of human resources and business development for Huber & Associates Inc. This will be his second term on the board.

Enloe said his goals are to focus on facility improvement and academic achievement.

"I'll give 110 percent of everything that I do," he said. "I believe we've got some great things going on, and I just want to build on that and keep moving the needle in the right direction."

Rowden, of Jefferson City, is a family care specialist at Freeman Mortuary. This will be her second term on the board.

She said her goals are to improve facilities, online instruction, and reading and math scores.

"We've put in a lot of hard work, and there's a big learning curve when you first get started on the board, so I feel like I can make another three years of really good progress. I'm excited for the opportunity," she said.

See also:

April 6, 2021, Municipal Election Results

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