With all 18 precincts reported, the incumbents in the two contested Del Norte County Unified School District Board of Trustee races lead over their respective challengers.

Of 7,127 ballots counted as of 9:42 p.m. Tuesday, Angela Greenough, the incumbent for the District 2 seat on the school board, was leading challenger Kris Casas by a 66.29 percent to 33.6 percent margin., according to the Del Norte County Elections Office.

Meanwhile, District 5 incumbent Jamie Forkner was ahead of challenger Janet Wortman with 53.9 percent of the vote to Wortman's 46.02 percent, according to the Elections Office.

Don McArthur, the incumbent for the District 1 seat on the school board ran unopposed.

Though she noted that it was still early, Greenough said the night has been exciting.

"Wow that's such an honor," she said shortly after preliminary election results were released at 8:07 p.m. "It's looking good and everyone else is looking really good too."

Jamie Forkner could not be reached for comment Tuesday.

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