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Election Day 101: Pinkerton, Faz Duke It Out for District 7 Seat

By Bethany Erickson / April 23, 2016 / 13 Comments

I will be honest – I’ve been dreading this snapshot for the District 7 election. It’s the final one, and every day that has passed has only made me more nauseous when I look at how nasty the Dallas Independent School District’s District 7 race has gotten. It’s gotten bad enough that I’m actually going to move […]

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Election Day 101: Three Running for District 4

By Bethany Erickson / April 22, 2016 / 0 Comments

(Note: At the time of writing this story, Educate Dallas’ endorsements were not readily available. Since this morning, I received a press release regarding their endorsement for this race, and have updated the story throughout accordingly.) Not to sound like a broken record, but the fact that three of the four races for school board […]

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Election Day 101: Four Vie for Dallas District 2 School Board Seat

By Bethany Erickson / April 21, 2016 / 2 Comments

Just five years ago, the Dallas Independent School District had to cancel elections for lack of interest. This year, a bumper crop of 12 candidates have chosen to run for four seats – and only one of those 12 is an incumbent. People are taking Dallas ISD seriously these days. It’s an exciting time to […]

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Election Day 101: Six Vie for Three Seats on Dallas ISD Board of Trustees

By Bethany Erickson / April 24, 2015 / 4 Comments

Did you know it costs somewhere in the neighborhood of one million dollars – $1 million of our tax dollars – for Dallas ISD’s portion of a May election? And did you know next to nobody votes in May elections? Because it’s true. That being said, it is ridiculously easy to vote (provided you have […]

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