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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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Dallas Public Schools: As Trustee Elections Near, Endorsements Roll In

By Bethany Erickson / March 2, 2016 / 2 Comments

Now that the date to file to run for a trustee seat in Dallas Independent Schools Board of Trustees has passed, I thought we could talk a bit about who is running, and how and when endorsements will begin to shake out. First, the candidates. Districts 4, 5, and 7 are part of the general […]

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