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Six Campaign for Three Seats on Lansing School Board

Voters in the Lansing School District will have choices to make in the April general election. Six candidates — including one incumbent — are campaigning for three open seats.

The incumbent is Beth Stevenson. Newcomers are Steven A. Buffo, Rich Hauver, Garrett Martin, Sylvia A. Martens and Taylor Wisneski.

So far, only Wisneski has responded to an invitation to complete the KC Education Enterprise candidate survey.

Two candidates have Facebook campaign pages: Hauver and Martin.

The Leavenworth Times has published profiles of each candidate:

School board members are citizens who volunteer without pay to determine the policies the superintendent uses to administer the district. The superintendent works for them, and they are responsible for tasks such as long-range planning, establishing the salaries and benefits of certified teachers, approving the annual budget and calling elections for tax levies and bond proposals.

Sample ballots are available on the Leavenworth County website.

Elections will take place Tuesday, April 2, on both sides of the state line in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

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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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