Conservatives Sweep FL School Boards
Several conservative, DeSantis-backed candidates saw victories in school board races across Florida. This is a big win!
From The Daily Signal. School boards in five Florida counties flipped to conservative majorities Tuesday with help from the endorsements of Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican.
Miami-Dade County, Sarasota County, Duval County, Martin County, and Clay County held school board elections. The conservative school board candidates in the five counties won their races, resulting in a flip in the majority on these school boards.
April Carney, endorsed by DeSantis, narrowly defeated incumbent Elizabeth Andersen…
Roberto Alonso of Miami-Dade County was appointed to the school board in 2020 by DeSantis and defeated his two opponents … Monica Colucci, endorsed by DeSantis, beat incumbent Marta Perez.
Tim Enos, Robyn Marinelli, and Bridget Ziegler all claimed a seat to the Sarasota County school board on election night, the Herald Tribune reported. All three candidates were endorsed by DeSantis.
Amy Pritchett, the co-chair of the local chapter of Moms For Liberty, a group that focuses on increasing parents’ involvement in their students’ education, won a seat on the Martin County school board by 337 votes, according to Treasure Coast Newspapers. Jennifer Russell was endorsed by DeSantis and won her race, claiming 56.26% of the vote.
Clay County’s Erin Skipper, endorsed by DeSantis, won 55% of the vote to win a seat on the school board, the First Coast News reported. Ashley Hutchings Gilhousen was up for reelection and claimed 69% of the vote….
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(Excerpt from The Daily Signal. Photo Credit: iStock)
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