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No School Board Election This Year in the Blue Springs School District

Art Credit: KC Education Enterprise | Illustration Credit (2012 & "No" Symbol): 123rf stock images | Logo Credit: Blue Springs School District

Citizens in the Blue Springs School District will not be able to vote for Board of Education members this year.

Only three candidates filed for three open seats on the board. Incumbents Kent Bradford, Jennifer Casey and Kay Coen will renew their oaths of office following the April 3 general election date.

According to Missouri State statute, when the number of candidates matches the number of vacant positions, no ballot is required. This law is intended to save money for the district, which otherwise would have to foot the bill for the election.


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About jwmartinez

JoLynne is a journalist and educator. She holds a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Kansas and a Master of Arts in Teaching from Park University and is certified to teach high school journalism and English. Former employment includes work for Cable News Network and the University of Missouri-Kansas City in addition to freelancing for clients such as the Kansas City Star and The Pitch.


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