Two Rochester school board incumbents fend off challengers; Third loses by just 40 votes

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – In the race for the Rochester City School Board, three incumbents tried to fend off challenges to retain their seats. Two succeeded.

Board Vice President Beatriz LeBron and Board Commissioner Amy Maloy won with 5,596 and 5,263 votes respectively.

However, Board Commissioner Ricardo Adams, with 4,065 votes, lost to first-time candidate Jacqueline Griffin by just 40 votes.

First-time candidates Maria Cruz, Vince Felder, and Isaiah Santiago garnered 3,824, 2,849, and 5,263 votes respectively.

Board member Willa Powell, who was first elected to the Rochester City School Board in 1997, is not seeking reelection this fall. The general election is Nov. 7.

You can see more results from the Election Primary here.