Suburban School Board Early Vote In

By Bill Dries

The early vote is in for the Thursday, Nov. 7, suburban school board races in Shelby County’s six suburban towns and cities which are forming their own municipal school districts.

Only six of the school board races are contested with Lakeland voters choosing from a single list of seven contenders for five positions on the Lakeland school board.

There were no contested school board races in Arlington and Collierville.

Here is the unofficial early vote count in the contested races:


Position 2:

Erin Elliott Berry 518

Alison Shores 133

Position 5:

David Cook 549

Sharon L. Farley 110


Position 1:

Linda Fisher 362

Paige Michael 305

Edgar A. Babian 206


Position 2:

Cecilia Haley 128

Oscar L. Brown 119

Position 6:

Jennifer Ray Carroll 171

Tom Stephens 61

Position 7:

Charles P. Reed 130

Donald K. Holsinger 111


Kevin Floyd 235

Laura Harrison 231

Kelley Hale 217

Matt Wright 204

Teresa Henry 178

James Andrew Griffith 81

Greg Pater 27

Watch this website for the final unofficial combined vote count for the early vote and election day vote in these contested races.