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Lorin Bradley Wins Seat on Nazareth School Board

Current board president Lorin Bradley has won a two-year seat on the Nazareth School Board, beating incumbent Jacob Allen, according to unofficial totals.

Nazareth School Board president , who got a new breath of political life when a board seat opened up after he lost in the May primary, defeated 19-year-old appointed board member for a two-year term, according to unofficial totals.

Bradley, a four-year board member, finished with 553 votes, and Allen, a 2011 graduate, won 380 votes, according to Northampton County's elections office.

After the May primary, it looked as though Bradley had lost his re-election bid when incumbent and newcomer won the Democratic and Republican nominations.

However, board member when he moved out of Region One just weeks after the primary. The board selected Allen, who , to fill Marino's seat through Nov. 30.

State law mandates that the remaining two years of Marino's term be placed on the ballot, with the county committees of the two major parties tasked with nominating candidates.

The Northampton County Republican Committee had chosen Bradley, while Allen got the nod from the county Democratic Committee.

Allen, a student at Northampton Community College, will no longer be on the school board as of Dec. 1.

Region One includes Bushkill Township, Tatamy and a portion of Palmer Township.

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