Doug Sherrod reelected to Place 5 in Etowah County Board of Education race

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Incumbent Doug Sherrod defeated Lucas Hallmark on Tuesday in the Etowah County Board of Education Place 5 election.

With this vote, as he faces no Democratic opposition in November's general election, Sherrod has been reelected to serve in this position beginning in 2023.

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Sherrod finished with a 746-vote edge, with 5,456 to Hallmark's 4,710. He could not be reached for comment, but Hallmark said, "Mr. Sherrod and I are still very good friends and I hope to continue to have a good working relationship with him and the Board of Education as a member of Sardis's City Council."

This article originally appeared on The Gadsden Times: Doug Sherrod retains Place 5 seat on Etowah County Board of Education