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Running for School Board

Year after year, education is ranked as a top voter concern, yet voter turnout rates for school board elections remain low. One major reason for the low level of voter turnout is that school elections often occur on dates and locations that differ from the general elections. Some advocates have suggested combining school board and school budget elections with other local and state election that generally have a higher turnout rate.

Running for school board is a bit of different than running for other local offices. Campaign spending is generally less, and the time for campaigning is generally limited to a few weeks before election day. Read More...


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