Thursday, June 19, 2014

Get to Know Some Potential TUSD School Board Candidates

Posted By on Thu, Jun 19, 2014 at 4:30 PM

OK, remember the Tucson Unified School District governing board election is kinda around the corner (Nov. 4, 2014), but the most important detail remains that there are 10 potential candidates and if any of them are taking this business of getting into this racket they best be getting signatures for their petitions—filing period for those signatures opens July 7 and closes Aug. 6 at 5 p.m.

Evidently there's a forum for "Democratic Party" candidates for TUSD, as well as Sunnyside governing boards brought to you by Friends of Legislative District 3. The forum is Monday, June 23, 6 p.m. in the children's meeting room at the Joel D. Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave., downtown.

And no, organizers warn that this isn't a debate—so you won't see some needed debate action between Sunnyside's Eva Dong and Daniel Hernandez. Hopefully that will come later:

We will be hosting a forum for Democratic Party candidates for the TUSD and SUSD governing boards. The forum isn't a debate, but rather an opportunity for them to introduce themselves and to solicit volunteers before the August 6 petition deadline. ...

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