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Primary election: 2 GOP incumbents on state school board win primaries

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District 8 incumbent Mary Scott Hunter, left, defeated retired teacher and fighter pilot Mike Parsons.District 2 incumbent Betty Peters defeated former Eufaula school superintendent Barry R. Sadler. (Facebook) District 8 incumbent Mary Scott Hunter, left, defeated retired teacher and fighter pilot Mike Parsons.District 2 incumbent Betty Peters defeated former Eufaula school superintendent Barry R. Sadler. (Facebook)
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Two Republican incumbents on the Alabama school board have won their primary races.
    
District 2 incumbent Betty Peters defeated former Eufaula school superintendent Barry R. Sadler.
    
With 88 percent of precincts reporting, Peters had 59 percent of the vote to Sadler's 41 percent, according to unofficial returns.
    
District 8 incumbent Mary Scott Hunter, a lawyer, defeated retired teacher and fighter pilot Mike Parsons. With 99 percent of precincts reporting, Hunter had 57 percent of the vote to Parsons' 43 percent, according to unofficial returns.
    
In the open District 6 seat, professor Cynthia McCarty won the GOP primary over retired teacher Patricia McGriff.
    
With all precincts reporting, McCarty had 53 percent of the vote to McGriff's 47 percent, according to unofficial returns.
    
There are no Democratic candidates in the races.

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