Election

On November Ballot: 4 Legislative Seats Plus School Board Members

Next month, voters will replace retiring legislators in three Mississippi House and Senate districts and elect school board members in 13 school districts.  We need your help to spread the word about where the candidates stand on important public education issues! Special Election – Legislative Seats We sent special election candidates for the Legislature our Candidate …

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School Board Elections Coming Soon

Have you considered running for your school board? A number of local school boards have elections coming up, and the qualifying deadline is Friday, September 3.  See school districts with upcoming board elections A candidate must: be a bona fide resident and registered voter of the district in which the election is being held have …

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Sleazy Attacks on Pro-Public School Candidates

The mudslinging is in full force! Direct mail attack ads are showing up in mailboxes, and they have a couple of common themes:    • they are funded by Empower Mississippi, the pro-voucher group funded out of D.C. and San Francisco    • they target candidates who have run pro-teacher, pro-public education campaigns It appears that Empower …

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They’re Talking About YOU!

Folks in the know believe public education voters can swing this election. They are talking about you! But we must get every single public school supporter to the polls. And they must know which candidates will stand up for our public schools. We need your help, and it’s as easy as 1-2-3… 1. KNOW which candidates …

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We Can WIN!

If you support our public schools, our children need your vote in the August 6 Primary Election. The stakes are HUGE! There are many pro-public school candidates running in both party primaries and you can read where candidates stand on issues like teacher pay, vouchers, pre-k, and school funding on our Candidate Q&A website. If there are candidates in your …

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Want a Better Legislature? You Must Do This First!

Are you sick and tired of the attacks on public schools? VERY SOON, we’ll have an opportunity to begin turning all that around. First step? Check your voter registration! You can do a quick check online to verify that your registration is up-to-date or to change your address. Not yet registered? Just print and complete the official voter registration form and …

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Tomorrow is Qualifying Deadline for Candidates

Where do your legislators stand on public education? If you are unhappy with your legislators’ votes on education issues, you can do something about it! Tomorrow is the deadline to qualify as a candidate for the Mississippi Legislature. You must sign qualifying papers in your party headquarters by 5:00 p.m. Friday, March 1. Our children need …

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Speaker Gunn's proposed income tax elimination jeopardizes teacher pay raises and school funding far into the future.

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