Washington County, WI – During my time running for the Hartford Union High School board in this election cycle, I met so many new people including school board candidates from all across Washington County.
Unfortunately for me, I fell three votes short in the primary, but regardless these elections still have significant importance.
So many more people are beginning to pay attention to local elections in recent years, especially school board elections. In many encounters I had with parents and students, many feel ignored by their school boards, and do not feel represented.
All across the county, there are new candidates stepping up to the plate, and running for board seats, along with some good incumbents, with the goal of bringing positive change to their districts. New candidates that want to represent their district, make curriculum transparent and work with parents to bring improvements to their districts.
All the following candidates are the ones you should vote for, spread the word about, and support in the election on April 5, 2022.
West Bend School District (2 seats up, 4 candidates)
- John Donaldson
- Melanie Ehrgott
Slinger School district (3 seats up, 4 candidates
Hartford Union High School district (2 seats up, 4 candidates)
- Don Pridemore
- Heather Barrie
- Tina Pridemore
Hartford J1 School district (1 seat up, 2 candidates)
Erin School district (1 seat up, 2 candidates)
Germantown school district (3 seats up, 2 candidates for each seat)
Kewaskum School district (2 seats up, 3 candidates)
- Timothy Ramthun
- Bradley Peterson
School board elections matter, many of these candidates have Facebook pages if you want more information on them, and I encourage you to share this with friends and family across all these districts.
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