Pam Priscoe appears to have won a second term on the Verona Board of Education, but an illegible read-out on the District 6 voting machine is holding up a decision on who will serve alongside her. District 6 is on the Forest Avenue side of town.
According to the unofficial results, which include mail-in ballots and early voting, Priscoe now has 2,135 votes, while Chris Wacha has 1,789 and Ron Mueller has 1,304 votes. Wacha and Mueller had campaigned as a team. Turnout was 41.47%.
Priscoe is the top voter in every district except District 2, where Wacha has a lead of 19 votes. District 2 votes at Brookdale and Mueller has been the president of the SCA there. Mueller’s total in district 2 is 159, compared with 191 for Priscoe and 209 for Wacha.
Priscoe’s total, as of 11 p.m. Tuesday evening, is below her tally in the 2018 BOE election, which she won with with 3,749 votes.