With commanding leads in the early returns--and there just aren't that many more ballots to count--Frank Wilson, newcomer, and Carolyn Barclift, incumbent, have won seats on the Olympia School Board. (Incumbent Rich Nafziger, also up for re-election, was unopposed.)
At least the also-rans, Jeff Nejedly and Lucy Gentry-Meltzer, can take comfort in the fact that some of the toughest decisions the Board faces won't fall on their shoulders. I'm sure we'll hear from both in the future.
Now, let's get to work.