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On Tuesday, May 16, local voters will be participating in a variety of primary elections, voting on races including Pittsburgh mayor, city council and school board, as well as for Allegheny County council and judges.The general election will occur on Tuesday, November 7.Follow 90.5 WESA's coverage below.

Kennedy Nabs Another PPS Board Term, Udin And Edwards Win Seats

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Sarah Schneider
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90.5 WESA
The outside of the Pittsburgh Public Schools Administration Building.

Sala Udin, Veronica Edwards and Terry Kennedy won seats on the Pittsburgh Public Schools boards Tuesday night, in the only contested board races.

Kennedy, the incumbent District 5 representative, garnered nearly twice as many votes as opponent Ghadah Makoshi.

In District 3, former city councilman Udin beat out opponent James Myers, a Schenley High School grad and outreach coordinator for the Pittsburgh Green Innovators.

And Edwards narrowly defeated incumbent Carolyn Klug for the District 9 seat.

District 7 incumbent Cynthia Falls originally faced opponent Conrad Burns, but Burns dropped out of the race to attend law school. His name still appeared on the ballot because he accepted his law school offer after the date to withdraw. He got 26 percent of the vote.