Mason, Smith lead in TISD board races

Published on Saturday, 10 May 2014 19:09 - Written by

Incumbent Orenthia Mason and Barbara Ann Smith were leading in their respective races for seats on the Tyler school district board, according to early voting totals.

In the race for District 2, Ms. Mason had 148 votes, or 87.6 percent, while her opponent Cedrick L. Granberry Sr. had 21 votes, or 12.4 percent.

Ross Strader, who was appointed to the board in December, had 173 votes, or 44.5 percent in the District 5 race, while his opponent Ms. Smith, had 216 votes, or 55.5 percent.