Botkin wins seat on school board

EASTON — Susan Delean-Botkin won the only contested seat in district 5 in the election for the Talbot County Board of Education.

Delean-Botkin received 2,445 votes against Short’s 2,144. This, however, does not include absentee or provisional ballots.

Delean-Botkin is a family nurse practitioner and owner of Family Care of Easton LLC. She is a family care provider and sees patients from age 10 and up. This was her first time running for a seat on the school board.

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Seat contested in Talbot board of education race

EASTON — Talbot County residents will be able to cast their votes for the Talbot County Board of Education on Tuesday, Nov. 8.

Four seats on the Talbot County Board of Education are up for election this year, with two people vying for the spot in district 5. The incumbent school board members in districts 2, 4 and 6 are running unopposed.

The only contested seat is being competed for by David Short and Susan Delean-Botkin in district 5.

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One Talbot school board seat is contested

EASTON — Talbot County voters will decide one of four school board races in this year’s election.

Four seats on the Talbot County Board of Education are up for election this year, with two people vying for the spot in District 5. The incumbent school board members in Districts 2, 4 and 6 are running unopposed.

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Short works to get used to new BOE position

EASTON — David Short, the most recently added member of the rapidly-changing Talbot County Board of Education, was appointed to the position nearly three months ago. He says he is trying to learn where he can be the most help, and is interested in running for the seat in 2016.

Short was appointed to the board in July by Gov. Larry Hogan to fill the vacancy left behind by the resignation of Jesse Gomez in District 5, to finish out the remainder of his term. Another board seat, yet to be filled, opened up after District 4 board member Martha Darling Sparks resigned Sept. 16.

Before Short’s appointment he was active in his daughter’s school in White Marsh.

Short was involved in the White Marsh Elementary PTO and served as treasurer and president last year.

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