Two candidates for the Precinct 3 Davis County School Board seat have announced they have withdrawn from the primary election race.

Dennis B. Knoles, Centerville, and Stanley M. Gardner, Kaysville, said they have decided not run in the elections. Hyrum W. Smith, Centerville, withdrew earlier from the Precinct 3 race, as did LuCene C. Hougaard, North Salt Lake, in Precinct 1 and Scott Steorts, Bountiful, in Precinct 2.All names, except Steorts', will appear on ballots because the candidates withdrew after an official deadline. The former candidates have requested votes be cast for others running. Thirteen people are running for the school board.