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Reelection Bid

Veales Prevails Tuesday

By ROBERT E. BARNES Special to the Chronicle

School Board Member Ruth R. Veales (District 5) obliterated her two opponents Tuesday night in her bid for reelection.

Mrs. Veales won 965 votes (58.66 percent), while retired Coach Willie T. Kelley trailed with 428 votes (26.02 percent).

The third candidate, Nichell Braddy Garcia, tallied 252 votes (15.32 percent).

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