Voters in the Liberty School District will have choices to make in the April general election. Five candidates — including one incumbent — are campaigning for two open seats.
The incumbent is D. Scott Conner. Challengers are Bruce Cantwell, Mike Capria, James Freed and Andrew Roffmann.
So far, only James Freed has responded to an invitation to complete the KC Education Enterprise candidate survey.
None appear to have Facebook pages or websites providing information to voters about their campaigns.
The Liberty Tribune has published information about four of the five candidates:
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 for the Liberty school board race are available from the Clay County Board of Election Commissioners.
Elections will take place Tuesday, April 2, on both sides of the state line in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
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