This is a hotly contested race of 7 people running for 3 unpaid seats on the TUSD Governing Board. There are lots of yellow signs around town, near the public schools about this campaign and the candidates. Incumbents Prof. Mark Stegeman (2 terms), Kristel Foster (1 term), Cam Juarez (1 term) are seeking re-election.
Wrap up of some endorsements for the General Election, 2016 (in reverse alphabetical order):
Mark Stegeman – TUSD Kids First, Southern Arizona News Examiner
Rachael Sedgwick –
Brett Rustand – TUSD Kids First, Southern Arizona News Examiner, Tucson Metro Chamber of Commerce
Lori Riegel – Arizona Federation of Teachers
Betts Putnam Hidalgo – TUSD Kids First, Three Sonorans, Tucson Weekly, David Safier of Tucson Weekly, Arizona Federation of Teachers, Planned Parenthood
Cam Juarez – Tucson Education Assn., Tucson Weekly, David Safier of Tucson Weekly, Planned Parenthood, Arizona Education Assn. , Pima Area Labor Federation
Kristel Foster – Tucson Education Assn., Tucson Weekly, Arizona List, David Safier of Tucson Weekly, Planned Parenthood, Arizona Education Assn., Pima Area Labor Federation
Go to the candidates’ campaign websites or FB pages to learn more, see other endorsements. This is not a comprehensive list. Arizona Daily Star did not endorse any candidates (so far). They did endorse Betts Putnam-Hidalgo in 2014.
Previous post of who’s running: http://blogforarizona.net/whos-running-for-tusd-governing-board-in-2016/
Vote wisely on or before Nov. 8, 2016.