Four file for three seats on Fridley School Board

UPDATE: Joseph “Joe” Sturdevant withdrew from the school board race within the 48-hour window after filing.

Four candidates have filed for three open seats on the Fridley School Board.

The seats up for election are currently held by Mary Kay Delvo, Carol Thornton and Marcia Lindblad.

The candidates are incumbents Carol Thornton and Mary Kay Delvo,  Avonna Starck and Joseph “Joe” Sturdevant. Marcia Lindblad did not file for re-election.

Sturdevant, who resigned from the Fridley School Board in 2016 after his termination from the Columbia Heights Police Department, seeks re-election.