First off, you have to look at all the candidates from a non-biased perspective. Research their platforms, what do they all stand for, and how they can make a difference for our students and community. Next, I like to look at how they have been engaging the community during their campaign. Are they going out and meeting voters? Are they hosting events and inviting people to meet and speak with them? Are they attending local events and engaging with people? Have they been involved with school board business and if so for how long?
We are about halfway through the campaign season, and three candidates have come out in full force being Bill Schulz, Nick Stewart, and Laurie Schloemer-Aleven. This group of candidates have been everywhere!
I’ve seen them at Common Sense Citizens of Washington County Meetings, Pioneer Bowl for a candidate meet and greet, Skinny Vic’s for another candidate meet and greet as well as many others. These three candidates are coming out of the gates swinging. Especially Bill Schulz. I’ve sat with him at school board meetings throughout the last two years. I’ve heard him speak about concerning issues the district faces at school board meetings. I’ve witnessed him take notebooks full of notes. He’s always engaging with school board members and administration to address issues and stay up to date on school board business. He even knocked on my door asking for my support and vote the other day!
As far as I’m concerned, there are only three candidates that deserve a spot on the West Bend School Board, and those are The Three S’s, Nick Stewart, Bill Schulz, and Laurie Schloemer-Aleven.
They have our communities and children’s best interests in mind. I’m voting for them on April 4, and you should too!
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