MIFFLINBURG — Republicans Francis A. Gillott and Dennis Keiser won the only competitive Mifflinburg Area School District director's race, representing Region 3, which consists of Mifflinburg Borough and West Buffalo Township.
Keiser, Gillott, and Democrat Andrew Landis were the three candidates running to till the two seats representing Region 3.
Gillott attracted 923 votes, or 44 percent of the total votes cast. Keiser wasn't far behind, with 835 votes, about 40 percent of the total.
Landis had 312 votes. There were five write-in votes.
Gillott has previously served on the board for 20 years; Keiser has been the school board director for the past seven years.
Elsewhere in the district, Janell Weaver and Mindy Benfer, both cross-filed as Democrat-Republican and were the only two candidates running in District 1 to fill two seats. District 1 consists of New Berlin Borough, Buffalo and Limestone Townships, and the precinct of Union-Independent.
Benfer had 989 votes and Weaver had 981. Statistically, each candidate had close to 50 percent of the vote.
And in District 3, representing Hartleton Borough and Hartley and Lewis Townships, Amy Wehr, running as both a Democrat and Republican was the winner. She ran without opposition.
Wehr pulled in 474 votes, and there were seven write-ins.