Iowa City Community School District 2015 Election

by on August 31st, 2015

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On Tuesday, September 8th, voters can choose five new representatives to the ICCSD school board. There are four, 4-year term seats vacant and one, 2-year term seat vacant due to Tuyet Baruah’s resignation in July. Typically members serve a total of 4 years. School board elections are  held every odd year with a total of 4 seats vacant at a time to allow overlap between new board members and old board members. There are 13 candidates vying for the five positions in this year’s election. None of the candidates are incumbents. Below is a list of  candidates with some helpful links to news coverage, their websites, and social media platforms they participate in:


 

Four-Year Term

1. LaTasha DeLoach

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2. Shawn Eyestone

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3. Todd Fanning

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4. Phil Hemingway

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5. Jason Lewis

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6. Brian Richman

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7. Lori Roetlin

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8. Lucas Van Orden IV

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9. Briana Wills

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10. Tom Yates

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Two-Year Term

1. Chris Liebig

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2. Paul Roesler

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3. Megan Schwalm

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To listen to interviews with all of the candidates from local station KXIC personality, Jay Capron, click here.


 

Early voting is currently going on at the Johnson County Auditor’s Office until Friday, September 4th at 5pm. Mail-in ballots can be returned to the the Auditor’s Office or mailed with a postmark date of Saturday, September 5th.

A great blog that has a lot of information about the candidates and the ICCSD election in general is located here.

To see a current list of board members and their contact information visit Iowa City Public Library’s elected officials page. Results of the race and the members contact information will be updated once the information is made available.

 

 

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