From the daily archives: Thursday, November 7, 2013

On Tuesday, two Tea-Party supported candidates (David Bitner and Kolton Vaughn) for Springboro School Board lost in a landslide to a former school board member, a former principal and a former teacher (Charles Anderson, Ronald Malone and David Stuckey).  The winners ran a campaign promising to return the school system to a “more moderate mainstream direction” i.e. they wouldn’t continue trying to push Creationism and Christian Nationalism on the children of Springboro.

Good news.  And congrats!

The city also passed a levy for the schools with over 75 percent of the vote.  The first levy to be on the ballot in two years.

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This is a farewell post from me. I’ll be enrolling people in health insurance for the next 6 months, so it’s pretty unlikely that I’ll have time to blog. Thanks for reading my stuff, and thanks for sharing it. And a hearty thanks to Joseph for letting me bloviate.

As a final bloviation, I’m here to report on a pretty dismal Election Day in Cincinnati–very similar to the one in 2009 that presaged the statewide 2010 loss.

There were two Democrats running for mayor, and Cincinnati has a field election1 for City Council. The incumbent council was 7 Democrats and […]

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