Incumbents Janet Siddiqui and Ellen Flynn Giles will return to the Howard County Board of Education next year
Joining the board will be Ann De Lacy, a Columbia resident, retired schoolteacher and former president of the Howard County Education Association.
, Siddiqui lead the group with with 22.02 percent of the votes. De Lacy came in second with 16.64 and Giles with 16.43.
In a close race, challengers Bob Ballinger, David Gertler and Jackie Scott were all within just over one percent of each other with 15.35, 14.95 and 14.23 percent, respectively.
This article has been updated to reflect the final vote count.