King County Elections released preliminary primary election results Tuesday night.
In the Mercer Island School District school board director Pos. 5 , Tam Dinh gathered 55.04 percent of the vote, John Rivera-Dirks gathered 29.61 percent of the vote and Linhui Hao gathered 15.04 percent of the vote, according to preliminary results.
Dinh and Rivera-Dirks will likely advance to the general election.
A total of 5,677 ballots were returned out of 18,197 registered voters for the school board race.
Ballots were due to King County by 8 p.m. Tuesday. Early election results began at 8:30 p.m. Final results will be certified Aug. 20.