Unendorsed slate takes control of Colonial School Board

The five candidates who ran as the Protecting Colonial’s Future slate swept the election yesterday and will control a majority of seats on the Colonial School Board.

Protecting Colonial’s Future did not seek the endorsement of either party. Its candidates were Susan Moore (incumbent), Cathy Peduzzi (incumbent), Beth Suchsland, Beth Patruno, and Chris Epstein.

The board will also have new leadership. Board President Felix Raimondo did not advance out of the primary and Vice-President Leslie Finegold lost yesterday.

Below are the results:

Susan L. Moore (D/R) – 11,877
Paula F. McCauley (D) – 6,072
Leslie Finegold (D) – 6,065
Cathy Peduzzi (D/R) – 11,690
Jamina Clay-Dingle (D) – 5,810
Beth Suchsland (R) – 6,925
Beth Patruno (R) – 6,893
Chris Epstein (R) – 6,773
Write-in – 38
Write-in – 17
Write-in – 4
Write-in – 4
Write-in – 3
Turnout – 13,528/32,618 or 41.47%

Photo: Protecting Colonial’s Future Facebook page