Election results: Cheryl Grymes wins in District 1

August 14 School Board election results are in! CherylIn the two-person race for Duval County School Board District 1, Cheryl Grymes has been declared the winner.
Grymes, who was challenging incumbent Martha Barrett, won with a solid 55.7 percent of the vote.

Grymes is currently Vice President of Development for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida. You can learn more about her here.

Congratulations, Cheryl Grymes!

-- Deirdre

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