Glenn Bramble re-elected to Dorchester BOE
CAMBRIDGE — Glenn Bramble has won the race for Board of Education in Dorchester County’s 1st District after Friday’s final absentee count at the Dorchester County Board of Elections office.
With 43 of 43 precincts reporting, and Bramble has garnered 1,690 total votes to opponent Robert Kirkley’s 1,554. The results will be sent to the Maryland State Board of Elections for certification.
Bramble received 428 early votes, 1,146 votes on Election Day, and 116 absentee/provisional votes.
Kirkley received 353 early votes, 1,131 votes on Election Day, and 70 absentee/provisional votes.
Bramble currently serves as vice president on the board, and this will be his third term.
Bramble believes the current members of the board of education are working well with Superintendent of Schools Henry Wagner and staff in keeping costs low while still providing a quality education to students.
With the continuation of his service as a board member, he said some of his goals include achieving smaller class sizes, hiring more teachers, increase security, and ensure the efficacy of the programs offered by DCPS.
Laura Layton won the race in District 5 with 2,029 total votes to opponent Voncia Molock’s total of 740 votes.
“I am so excited to have received so much support from the community,” Layton said upon receiving the results. “I am honored that the community has placed their faith in me, and I look forward to serving children, parents, staff, and community as a member of the Board of Education.”
The swearing in ceremony for the Board of Education will be held at 4 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 5.