A trio of newcomers will join the Antigo School Board following results of Tuesday’s election.

Challengers Jill Mattek-Nelson and Angel Zimmerman will each serve a three-year term, and challenger Dave Bardo will serve a one-year term. Andy Merry was elected to a three-year term; he was the only incumbent of three running to earn a spot on the board.

Mattek-Nelson led all candidates with 2,035 votes. Her votes included 566 in the city of Antigo and another 1,469 from outlying towns and villages.

Other winners and their vote totals were Zimmerman with 1,832 votes; Merry with 1,661; and Bardo with 1,653.

There were four open spots on the board. The top three each were elected for a three-year term, while the candidate with the fourth highest total will serve a one-year term based on a resignation from the board last year.

As for the remaining three candidates, challenger James Schulz received 1,602 votes; incumbent Wayne Gagnon received 1,498; and incumbent Mike Boldig received 1,481.

All results are unofficial until votes are tallied by the district’s board of canvassers.

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