Mita Havlick

Election Day 101: Time for Some Runoff Live-Blogging

By Bethany Erickson / June 18, 2016 / 0 Comments

  10:00 p.m. No official statements yet from either District 2 candidate, but I will repeat what I said at the beginning of this evening: District 2 has been incredibly fortunate to have four people who were ready and willing to take on the ultimate volunteer task of sitting on the school board. Your district may […]

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Election Day 101: Last Chance to Vote

By Bethany Erickson / June 18, 2016 / 0 Comments

Today Dallas Independent School District voters in District 2 will finally choose who will represent them as school board trustee. Will it be Mita Havlick, or will it be Dustin Marshall? Also up for runoff is the seat for Dallas County Community College District 4. If you still haven’t decided, here is a rundown of […]

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Election Day 101: Early Voting for Runoff Begins Today

By Bethany Erickson / June 6, 2016 / 0 Comments

So we’re still working on getting District 2 representation on the Dallas Independent School District Board of Trustees because basically nobody voted in the election. Less than five percent voted in the election in May, forcing a runoff between Dustin Marshall and Mita Havlick. Remember this map? This is the map that showed how poorly […]

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Dallas Public Schools: Construction Costs Throw Wrench in Bridge Plan

By Bethany Erickson / May 17, 2016 / 0 Comments

On March 26, 2015, the Dallas Independent School District board of trustees voted 9-0 to approve a bridge plan that would start a first round of renovations for public schools that would culminate in several waves of renovations, provided the district could get a $1.6 billion bond package passed. That night, trustee Eric Cowan reminded […]

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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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