The Cuts Continue: Day 1 of the State School Board Candidate Interviews

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Today the Governor’s Nominating and Recruiting Committee met to interview candidates in four of the districts up for election this year.  The committee, by law, is taxed with forwarding at least three names on to the Governor.  The Governor will in turn select two of those candidates to appear on the November Ballot.  All candidates below were interviewed today, and those with a strike-through were eliminated.

 

For those of you playing at home, pull out your bingo cards, here are today’s results:

District 1

Bryce B Day
David L Clark
Terryl Warner (incumbent)
Lydia Nuttal

District 2

Spencer F Stokes
Willard Z Maughan
Christie Moore
Jana Raw Shaw

District 3

Russell Bartholomew
Jared Hammer
Michael G. Jensen (incumbent)
Tracy Marz
Linda Hansen
Jeffery D. Meservy
Garrick Hall

District 6

Dan Griffiths
Brittany Cummins
Liz Taylor
Melissa Johnson
Pat Rusk
Alan Kirkwood

Here are the committee scores of each candidate.  The members ranked lowest to highest their preferences.

State School Board Interview Scores Day 1

Districts 5 and 9 will have interviews tomorrow.  In District 14 there are only three candidates; all three names will be forwarded to the Governor.  Stay tuned.

To read Ben Wood’s analysis of the interviews, go here: http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865604366/School-board-candidates-quizzed-on-funding-school-choice-Common-Core.html

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