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10 Vying for Spot on Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School Board

It will be up to voters to vet a crowd of candidates in the upcoming election on Nov. 6.

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Four school board members will have considerable competition in the upcoming election. In all, six residents have filed to run against the incumbents for a seat on the Burnsville-Eagan-Savage School District 191 Board of Education.

The period for filing for office closed on Tuesday. There is no primary election for school board candidates. All those who filed for office will face off during the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 6. 

Board members DeeDee Currier, Ron Hill, Sandy Sweep and Bob VandenBoom are at the end of their terms, which expire on Dec. 31. All have opted to run for re-election, in spite of a contentious and difficult year.  

Newly-elected board members will begin their terms in January 2013. For more information, call the district at 952-707-2051. 

Candidates for three four-year terms: 

DeeDee Currier 
12501 Nicollet Ave., Unit 408
Burnsville, MN 55337

• Steve Dove, who also last year.
10913 Southview Drive
Burnsville, MN 55337

Ron Hill 
5313 So. Park Circle
Savage, MN 55378

• Mark Korman, who also  last year.
12905 1st Ave S.
Burnsville, MN 55337

• Seema Pothini, who also  last year.
4173 W. 136th St. 
Savage, MN 55378

Sandra Sweep 
44 E. 125th St
Burnsville, MN 55337

• Mark “MR. TEAK” Traikoff
12858 Nicollet Ave South #302
Burnsville, MN 55337

Candidates for one two-year term: 

• Joshua Mathews
4016 136th St. West
Savage, MN 55378

• Tom McCasey
12845 1st Ave South
Burnsville, MN 55337

Robert VandenBoom, who was in 2011. 
2062 Royale Drive
Eagan, MN 55122

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