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Four Elected to School Board

Four candidates were elected to the School Board of St. Louis Park Public Schools on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. Ken Morrison was reelected, while C. Colin Cox, Laura McClendon and Heather Wilsey were elected for the first time.

Morrison, Cox, McClendon and Wilsey will all serve four-year terms that will run from January of 2020 through December of 2023.

Current Board Members Jim Beneke, Nancy Gores and Joe Tatalovich will all leave the Board at the end of 2019. Gores and Tatalovich did not run for reelection.

The results of the election were as follows: 

*Heather Wilsey       3,506
*Laura McClendon   3,212
*C. Colin Cox             2,756
*Ken Morrison          2,395
Jim Beneke               2,228
Kari Ross                  1,759
Jim Leuthner            1,744
Jessica Janoski         1,428

*Elected to four-year term

Complete results including precinct-by-precinct returns are available on the Minnesota Secretary of State website at