Summary of endorsements for TUSD Governing Bd. race – General Election 2016 (updated)

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: https://blogforarizona.net/whos-running-for-tusd-governing-board-in-2016/

Vote wisely on or before Nov. 8, 2016.

 

One response to “Summary of endorsements for TUSD Governing Bd. race – General Election 2016 (updated)

  1. Carolyn Classen

    Do endorsements matter? Dark horse candidate Rachael Sedgwick (third in ballot results) had no major endorsements. Take a look at the TUSD Governing Board results (pending counting of provisional ballots this week):

    STEGEMAN, MARK NONPARTISAN 47480
    FOSTER, KRISTEL ANN NONPARTISAN 44297
    SEDGWICK, RACHAEL NONPARTISAN 40907
    PUTNAM-HIDALGO, BETTS NONPARTISAN 39980
    RUSTAND, BRETT NONPARTISAN 39357
    JUAREZ, CAM NONPARTISAN 37006
    RIEGEL, LORI A. NONPARTISAN 34377