Langenfeld Elected to Anoka-Hennepin School Board
Voters in the Anoka-Hennepin School District have elected a new school board member.
Michelle Langenfeld will fill the District Five seat, which serves Brooklyn Center and Brooklyn Park, as well as southern Coon Rapids and Fridley.
Langenfeld was elected out of a field of three candidates. She received 54.5 percent of the vote with a total of 1,775 votes cast in her favor.
Scott Simmons and Cyrus Wilson also appeared on the ballot. Simmons finished second with 43.2 percent, or 1,405 votes. Wilson had 2.1 percent, or 67 votes.
All the candidates recorded statements with CCX News.
Two other school board seats were also on the November ballot outside the CCX News viewing area. In District 1, Linda Hoekman defeated Erin Heers-McArdle (2,490, or 55.7 percent for Hoekman to 1,971 or 44.1 percent for Heers-McArdle). In District 2, the unofficial winner is Zach Arco with 2,202 votes over Susan Witt, who had 2,189 votes, a narrow 13-vote margin.