Bismarck School Board recount confirms Eckroth win

A Bismarck School Board election recount has verified that Emily Eckroth won a seat over Amanda Peterson.Results from the North Dakota Secretary of...

July 2, 2022
7:48 PM

A Bismarck School Board election recount has verified that Emily Eckroth won a seat over Amanda Peterson.Results from the North Dakota Secretary of State's website show Eckroth beat Peterson by just one vote. Preliminary results from the June 14 election had Eckroth leading by three votes.North Dakota election law states that a recount must be conducted when any candidate fails to be elected by a margin of 0.5% or less. The initial vote spread between Eckroth and Peterson fell within that range, triggering the automatic recount.

ALEX KAUTZMAN