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Stephens re-elected, Curry defeats Antrim in Alpine elections

May 11th, 2017 under Top Stories

By NICK WINCHESTER

nick@bigbendnow.com

ALPINE — One incumbent was reelected while another was defeated in the Alpine city elections Saturday. Residents also voted in the school board election.

The Alpine elections saw races in Wards 1, 3 and 5.

Challenger Maria Curry upset Ward 1 incumbent Nancy Antrim by 75 votes to 66 votes.

Former council member Angie Bermudez finished a distance with 44 votes.

In Ward 5, the incumbent, Rick Stephens was reelected with 82 votes. Challenger Sarah Hernandez received 60 votes.

Ward 3 incumbent Jim Fitzgerald ran unopposed.

The Alpine ISD school board results were as follows.

In the Dist. 6 race, Dr. Adrian Billings defeated incumbent Kenda Belardo. Belardo had withdrawn her candidacy in April and as it was too late to be removed, her name remained on the ballot. Billings took 104 votes to Belardo’s 10 votes.

The Dist. 2 election for Alpine ISD school board was canceled due to incumbent Conrad Arriola running unopposed.

Turnout was 328 for the city elections and 114 for the school board.

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