Voters in the Raymore-Peculiar School District will have choices to make in the April general election. Four candidates — including two incumbents — are campaigning for two open seats.
The incumbents are Leo Anderson and Joe Anthuis. Challengers are Louise C. Large-Gurin and Tonya R. Long.
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 Raymore-Peculiar school board race are available from the Cass County Election Authority.
Elections will take place Tuesday, April 2, on both sides of the state line in the Kansas City metropolitan area.
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