Cumberland voters re-elected John Simpson and Peter Wilson in a three-way race for two three-year terms on the board of directors of School Administrative District 51.

Vickie Bell won a one-year term on the board with 804 votes, over Timothy Ferris who received 306 votes.

Incumbents Wilson and Simpson got 735 and 541 respectively, and their challenger had 464 votes.

The nine-member board includes residents of Cumberland and North Yarmouth and oversees Mabel Wilson School, North Yarmouth Memorial School, Greely Middle School and Greely High School.

Simpson, 53, is a lawyer who sees education as the key to success and happiness.

Wilson, 67, is a retired tax expert who would like to address some of the budgeting, spending and policy concerns he has developed during the last year.

Bell, 48, is a lawyer turned stay-at-home mom who formerly worked at Verrill Dana in Portland and at Hannaford Bros.

Both Simpson and Wilson have been on the board for almost a year. The Town Council appointed them last July after two board members resigned.

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