On November Ballot: School Board Members + a Legislative Seat

On November 8, voters will elect school board members in 80 school districts, and voters in House District 37 (Clay, Lowndes, and Oktibbeha counties) will choose a legislator to complete the term of Rep. Lynn Wright, who passed away in June. 

We need your help to spread the word about where the candidates stand on important public education issues.

Special Election – House District 37

We sent special election candidates for House District 37 our Candidate Q&A questionnaire, asking their positions on issues like school funding, teacher pay, pre-k, and voucher schemes that take millions of dollars away from public schools to fund private academies. Visit our Elections web page to view the Q&A for House District 37.

School Board Elections

School board candidates in the 40 districts with contested races were sent our School Board Candidate Q&A questionnaire, asking their positions on important education issues. You can see their answers here.

If Your Candidates Haven’t Responded

When candidates don’t respond to our questionnaire, it sometimes means they don’t want you to know their positions on public education. But often it’s just an oversight. 
If candidates in your district haven’t responded, ask them to do so now. Send them the link to the appropriate questionnaire below, and encourage them to respond right away. We will get their answers posted as soon as we receive them. 

Share this questionnaire link with candidates in the special election for House District 37.

Share this questionnaire link with candidates in school board elections.

If your candidate(s) did respond, be sure to use your own social media pages to share links to their answers – let’s get the word out about candidates’ positions on public education!

If you live in a district with a contested election, check out where the candidates stand on public education, share the info with your neighbors, and be sure to vote on November 8!

If you don’t live in one of these districts, please share this email with
 public education voters in those communities. Share our Facebook and Instagram posts, and retweet our tweets.

We won’t tell you which candidates to vote for (The Parents’ Campaign does not endorse candidates – that’s up to you to decide). But we will tell you what candidates have to say about their support for public schools.

Our children and teachers deserve the very best we can give them, so please get involved. Together, we’ve got this!

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