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Vote on Nov. 5

Vote Nov. 5

My message about the Nov. 5 school board election is simple. Learn about the candidates and vote!

It has been difficult to determine which of six school board candidates is best qualified. All of them would bring something to the job and each expressed a strong desire to improve the Solon School District. There aren’t any clinkers among them.

When three of the current board members were elected in 2017 only 498 people voted according to the Johnson County Auditor. 10 percent of registered voters is not enough to validate the kind of support needed to meet the challenges of district facilities and staffing in coming years. We each, young and old, have a stake in this election and should engage in the choice before us.

I hope you will show your Spartan spirit by researching the candidates and voting for two of the six candidates you believe are best qualified to join the school board on or before Nov. 5.

Thanks for reading. To view the series of posts about the Solon School Board election, click on this link to the tag 2019 SSB Election.

~ Published in the Oct. 24, 2019 edition of the Solon Economist