Steve Sprowls, Lillian Rauch and Jennifer Murphy have been elected to the Northwest ISD board of trustees with 100% of all precincts reporting.
Sprowls was re-elected to Place 5 with 57.21% of the votes, or 4,292 votes. Rauch won Place 6 with 63.28% of the votes, or 4,779 votes. Murphy won Place 7 with 64.64% votes, or 4,833 votes.
"I'm excited," Sprowls said. "The Northwest ISD families really showed up. We just need to keep doing what we've been doing in the past. We're really growing, and we need to retain our teachers and keep focusing on the CTE program."
Murphy said she thought the voters prioritized "schools over politics" in this race.
"Our community is very devoted to the students, teachers and everything that is going on in Northwest ISD," she said. "We want to keep our decision-making local. The students are the most important, and the community realized that."
Updated 7:30 p.m. May 6
Early voting results for the May 6 election show Steve Sprowls, Lillian Rauch and Jennifer Murphy leading for Northwest ISD board of trustees Place 5, 6 and 7, respectively.
For Place 5, Sprowls has 59.98% of the votes, or 3,488, with Jennifer Stephens collecting 33.14%, or 1,927. Amanda Smith has 6.88%, or 400 votes.
For Place 6, Rauch is leading with 66.17% of the votes, or 3,877. Jon Pendergrass currently has 33.83%, or 1,982 votes.
For Place 7, Murphy leads with 66.79% of the votes, a total of 3,871. Michelle Slater has 33.21%, or 1,925 votes.
More than 15,000 total votes have been cast for the three trustee spots so far: 5,815 for Place 5, 5,859 for Place 6 and 5,796 for Place 7.
Visit Denton County's election page for up-to-date results. All results are unofficial until canvassed. Visit Community Impact’s Voter Guide to see updated local election results.