Dinh and Rivera-Dirks leading MISD school board race

5,677 ballots were returned out of 18,197 registered voters for the school board race.

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.

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