Lew Blackburn

Dallas ISD Welcomes New Board Members, Fetes Departing Trustees

By Candy's Dirt / May 29, 2019 / 0 Comments
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Dallas ISD leadership past and present, as well as community members, teachers, and principals,  gathered to fete outgoing district school board trustees Lew Blackburn and Audrey Pinkerton May 23. Blackburn represented District 5 for 18 years before announcing he would not seek re-election this year. Pinkerton served District 7 for three years, and announced she […]

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Dallas Will Not Get Opportunity for DISD Property Tax Vote

By Bethany Erickson / August 19, 2016 / 1 Comment
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Since I write for a real estate publication, I get the, uh, benefit of hearing a lot about property taxes and how people feel about them. It’s because of that I can feel pretty confident when I say that this may not have been the year to try a 13-cent property tax increase, even if […]

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Election Day 101: Election Day is Tomorrow! Vote If You care About Dallas Real Estate!

By Bethany Erickson / May 6, 2016 / 0 Comments

Just your friendly reminder that tomorrow is Election Day in the area for 53 different races, including four seats on the Dallas Independent School District school board and three seats on the Dallas County Community College District board. I think I’ve been pretty clear about why it’s important to vote in school board elections. Something around […]

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Election Day 101: Why You Should Go Vote

By Bethany Erickson / April 29, 2016 / 4 Comments

A whole lot of ugly politics has happened during the last few weeks of this school board election. And if you’re like me, you’re dismayed by the antics of people you respected, worried about whether this signals a new round of hostilities at board meetings, and probably just flat out tired of it. You may […]

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Election Day 101: Early Voting Begins Today

By Bethany Erickson / April 25, 2016 / 0 Comments

Just a friendly reminder that early voting in the Dallas Independent School District school board election for districts 2, 4, 5 and 7 begins today. During early voting, you can vote anywhere in Dallas County. Early voting will continue until May 3. Election Day for these races is May 7.

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Election Day 101: Two Challenge Incumbent in District 5 Race

By Bethany Erickson / April 23, 2016 / 0 Comments

In our third installment looking at the Dallas Independent School District’s school board election, we will be looking at District 5, which includes Oak Lawn, Wilmer, West Dallas, Hutchins and parts of east Oak Cliff. Incumbent Lew Blackburn, Marquis Hawkins, and Linda Wilkerson-Wynn are running. One of the highest-profile issues facing District 5 right now […]

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