Mercer County voters unseated board chairman Maxine Henry of Keithsburg in Tuesday's general election.
Ms. Henry received 577 votes, or 28 percent, in District One behind incumbent Jeff McWorter, 787 votes and George Howard, 684 votes.
Ms. Henry's defeat, along with five other incumbents failing in their bid for reelection, brings newcomers Gary Gregg from District 2. Mr. Gregg ousted incumbent Floyd Utz by a small margin of 40 votes.
Larry Stone and Ted Pappas from District 3 bested incumbents Ron Fullerlove and Dave Maynard by slight margins. Mr. Fullerlove garnered 748 votes and Mr. Maynard earned 744 votes to Mr. Pappas's 791 votes.
In District 4 Daniel Schroeder is the newcomer with Fred Rooth the lone incumbent running in that district betting the majority of votes with 798.
Other incumbents retaining seats on the board are Dr. Brian Anseeuw, district two and Bill Olson and Tom Haines from district five.
One of the new board's first actions will be deciding which of each district's members will complete a two or four year term due this year's redistricting.
Unoffcial results District 1 Jeff McWhorter Democrat 787 George Howard Republican 684 Maxine Henry 577
District 2 Brian Anseeuw Republican 769 Gary Gregg Democrat 735
District 3 Larry Stone Democrat 906 Ted Pappas Republican 791
District 4 Fred Rooth Republican 798 Daniel Schroeder Democrat 676
District 5 Bill Olson Democrat 1,090 Tom Haines Democrat 790
Today is Monday, April 21, the 111th day of 2014. There are 254 days left in the year.
1864 -- 150 years ago: The female sex seems to have gone crazy on the subject of dry goods. When high prices keep them from increasing their wardrobes, they turn to stealing. Yard goods, hats, shoes and other items are being picked up and carried home. 1889 -- 125 years ago: Members of Everts Commandery No. 18, Knights Templar, under Commander H.C. Cleaveland, marched from the Masonic Temple to Trinity Episcopal Church for their annual Easter services. 1914 -- 100 years ago: Nate Hultgren pitched the Augustana College baseball team to a 10-3 victory over Carthage, striking out 11 men and allowing only four hits. 1939 -- 75 years ago: Marvel Leonhardi, a Rock Island High School senior, was the winner of an essay contest on advertising sponsored by The Argus and Advertising Age, a national advertising publication. 1964 -- 50 years ago: The Augustana College band drew a crowd of 1,200 people for its annual home concert in Centennial Hall. The size of the crowd was indicative of the fact the band is rapidly approaching the stature of the Augustana Choir. 1989 -- 25 years ago: A benefit to raise money for extracurricular activities in the Rock Island Milan School District will be April 27 at the Quad City Downs harness race track. People buying $17.50 tickets to the second annual "Night at the Quad City Downs" will be entitled to an evening of harness racing and dinner.