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      Primary election: 2 GOP incumbents on state school board win primaries

      District 8 incumbent Mary Scott Hunter, left, defeated retired teacher and fighter pilot Mike Parsons.District 2 incumbent Betty Peters defeated former Eufaula school superintendent Barry R. Sadler. (Facebook)
      MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Two Republican incumbents on the Alabama school board have won their primary races.{}{} {}District 2 incumbent Betty Peters defeated former Eufaula school superintendent Barry R. Sadler.{}{} {}With 88 percent of precincts reporting, Peters had 59 percent of the vote to Sadler's 41 percent, according to unofficial returns.{}{} {}District 8 incumbent Mary Scott Hunter, a lawyer, defeated retired teacher and fighter pilot Mike Parsons. With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Hunter had 57 percent of the vote to Parsons' 43 percent, according to unofficial returns.{}{} {}In the open District 6 seat, professor Cynthia McCarty won the GOP primary over retired teacher Patricia McGriff.{}{} {}With all precincts reporting, McCarty had 53 percent of the vote to McGriff's 47 percent, according to unofficial returns.{}{} {}There are no Democratic candidates in the races.
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