MBB FINAL: UNC 82 – OSU 74 — Click for Recap

Newcomer Davidson Joins Two Incumbents On CHCCS School Board

By Ran Northam Posted November 5, 2013 at 9:39 pm
Andrew Davidson

Andrew Davidson

CHAPEL HILL – Andrew Davidson will join incumbents Shell Brownstein and James Barrett on the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board.

“I’ve served for three years now in various roles in the local district, and I think the endorsements from the Independent Weekly helped,” Davidson says. “But I think the voters also know that I was an experienced candidate. I think that’s what put it over the top.”

Davidson defeated Ignacio Tzoumas by just seven percent as the two were separated by only about 1,300 votes.

Both incumbents received a large portion of the votes, each garnering more than 5,000. Brownstein received the most votes with 33 percent while Barrett received 30 percent.

Barrett was elected to a two-year short term in 2011. He says Tuesday’s results energize him for continuing and serving for a full term.

“It’s quite an honor to be re-elected—to have folks affirm the work that’s been done over the years,” Barrett says.

James Barrett

James Barrett

Shell Brownstein

Shell Brownstein

Did you see something wrong in this story, or something missing? Let us know
Comments box goes here.

Leave a Comment


More Sports