Port Angeles: Cindy Kelly holds on to upset win in school board bid

In an upset win, Cindy Kelly defeated incumbent Kevin Snyder by 50 votes in the race for the Port Angeles School Board Position 2 seat in election results certified Wednesday.

After the final votes were tallied, Kelly had 3,315 votes to Snyder’s 3,265 votes.

Snyder, 38, has served on the School Board since 1997. He works in retail sales at McCrorie Carpet One.

“It was a good race,” Snyder said Wednesday. “I am still a little bit surprised, but am happy for Cindy.”

Kelly, 44, said Wednesday she is glad the election is finally over and certified.

“I start my term Dec. 10 and look forward to continual involvement and dedication to my school and community,” Kelly said.

The full report appears in today’s Thanksgiving editions of the Peninsula Daily News. Full North Olympic Peninsula election results will appear only in Friday’s editions. Click on “Subscribe” to get the PDN delivered to your home or office.

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