Elections

  • In this section you will find information relating to school board elections and school district referenda.

Upcoming Elections & Election History

  • 2021 School Board Election

    Westonka School District voters will elect three from a field of seven school board candidates this fall. Incumbents Brian Carlson, Loren Davis and Gary Wollner are seeking re-election to the Westonka School Board and will be joined on the ballot by Katie Holt, Rachael Myers, Kathleen Olesinski and Gregory Snyder.

    The Westonka School Board is made up of seven citizens elected at large by voters in the district. Westonka elects half of the school board every two years during an odd-year election. At the end of a four-year term, members may run for re-election to successive terms. 

    The League of Women Voters-Wayzata Plymouth Area held a candidate forum on September 21. View the video recording: https://youtu.be/xKW-H499niY

    Election Day is Tuesday, November 2. The newly elected will begin their terms on the board the first Monday in January 2022.

    [2021 School Board Election & Voting Information]

     

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  • 2019 Operating Levy Referendum & School Board Election

    Thank You, Westonka Voters!

    On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Westonka School District residents approved a new 10-year operating levy in support of our students. Unofficial election results are as follows: 65.24% Yes (1,498 votes), 34.76% No (798 votes).

    Additionally, Dave Botts, Kelle Bowe, Ralph Harrison and Heidi Marty were elected to four-year terms on the Westonka School Board.

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  • 2017 School Board Election Results

    Voters return three incumbents and elect newcomer

    Westonka voters went to the polls Nov. 7, 2017, and elected four school board members. Incumbents Loren D. Davis and Gary Wollner were re-elected to four-year terms on the board and will be joined by newcomer Brian Carlson. Incumbent Heidi Marty was chosen via special election to fill the remaining two years of one term on the board.

    View unofficial results on the Minnesota Secretary of State website 

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  • 2017 Operating Levy Renewal

    Thank You, Westonka Voters!

    On November 7, 2017, Westonka residents voted to renew the district's expiring operating levy (77.34% yes to 22.66% no). This levy provides $1.1 million for day-to-day school and district operating expenses, including teacher salaries, transportation costs, utilities, classroom supplies and other supports to student learning. Thank you to everyone who voted!

    View unofficial results on the Minnesota Secretary of State website

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  • 2016 Bond Referendum

    Thank You, Westonka Voters!

    The May 10, 2016 bond referendum was approved with unofficial results as follows: 68% Yes (1,847 votes) to 32% No (868 votes)

    Thank you to everyone who voted!

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  • 2015 School Board Election Results

    Voters return 3 incumbents and elect newcomer

    Westonka voters went to the polls Nov. 3, 2015, and elected four school board members for four-year terms. Incumbents David Botts, Ann Bremer and Ralph Harrison were re-elected. Newcomer Kelle Bowe was elected to the school board for the first time. She was officially seated on the board at the Jan. 11, 2016 school board meeting.

    Incumbent David Bond did not seek re-election and was recognized for his service at the Dec. 7 school board meeting.

    Bremer was the top vote-getter with 212. David Botts received 200 votes, Kelle Bowe, 199 and Ralph Harrison, 196. There were 10 write-in votes.  

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