MANATEE — The Manatee County school board's District 3 race between Julie Aranibar and incumbent Jane Pfeilsticker is headed to a November run-off.
With all 127 precincts reporting, Aranibar tallied 17,805 votes, or 41.5 percent, according to unofficial results. Pfeilsticker, the board’s chairwoman, trailed behind with 17,561 votes, or 40.9 percent.
Three of the five school board seats were up for election this year.
Incumbent Barbara Harvey won her bid to keep the District 1 seat with 23,060 votes, or 52.7 percent.
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Her opponent, David Bailey, had 20,696 votes, or 47.3 percent.
Karen Carpenter, vying with Jennifer A. Radebach for the District 5 seat, won that race. Unofficial results showed Carpenter with 21,956 votes, or 52.4 percent of the vote. Radebach trailed with 19,956 votes, or 47.6 percent.
Albert Yusko, a third candidate in District 3, had 7,574 votes, or 17.6 percent.