With 28 of 28 precincts reporting in the race for four seats on the Lincoln County Board of Education, Cathy Davis defeated incumbent Tommy Houser and Nolan Nance in District 1.
Davis, who is executive director of the Lincoln County Cultural Center, had 15,683 votes. Houser had 10,726 votes and Nance 3,182 votes.
Houser is facing the threat of censure from his fellow board members. The school board voted unanimously last month to begin a censure procedure against Houser over allegations he improperly used school employee personnel records for a campaign mailing.
In the District 3 school board race, incumbent Ed Hatley won over challenger Anita McCall, 15,287 votes to 14,593.
In the at-large race, Mark Mullen won with 14,633 votes, defeating Joan Avery with 10,786 votes and Todd Wulfhorst with 4,495 votes.
In District 4, Tony Jenkins was running unopposed after incumbent George Dellinger dropped out of the race.
• In the Senate District 44 race, Republican David Curtis won with 59,910 votes, defeating Democrat Ross Bulla, with 31,069 votes.
• House District 97 incumbent Jason Saine was running unopposed.
• In the race for a District 27B judgeship, Meredith Shuford defeated Gwynn Radeker, 17,662 to 5,907.
Radeker is a retired district attorney in Cleveland and Lincoln counties. His wife, Linda Smooth Radeker, recently pleaded guilty to Medicaid fraud. According to the U.S. Attorney’s office, she filed false claims of mental and behavioral health services to Medicaid between 2008 and 2011.
Linda Radeker has agreed to pay full restitution to Medicaid for the scheme. She faces a maximum of 30 years in prison and hundreds of thousands of dollars in fines.