An incumbent and a newcomer were the top vote-getter for nominations to seats on the Lehighton Area School District board of directors.
All of the candidates cross-filed for the Primary election.
Total Democratic votes: Incumbent Wayne W. Wentz, 937 votes; Rocky C. Ahner, 891 votes; incumbent Andrew Yenser, 804; incumbent Larry E. Stern, 746; Thomas A. Zimmerman IV, 725, and incumbent Jack Finnegan, 540 votes. There were also 76 Democratic write-in votes, according to unofficial tallies.
For a 2-year term, 37 Democratic write-in votes.