2023 Delaware school board election results

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

The preliminary results for the 2023 Delaware school board elections are in, and here are the winners: New Castle County Appoquinimink School District – Tashiba Graham (4.45% voter turnout) Christina School District – Douglas Manly, Y.F. Lou (2.95% voter turnout) Red Clay Consolidated School District – Jose Matthews, Aje English-Wynn (4.37% voter turnout) Kent County Caesar Rodney School District – …

School board elections: polls open until 8 p.m. Tuesday

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Today’s the day: after nine weeks of campaigning, 40 Delawareans will compete for 23 school board seats in Tuesday’s school board elections.  “Over the last couple of months, our campaign has had the opportunity to connect with thousands of voters who’ve shared their stories, hopes, and aspiration for Red Clay and its future,” said Jose Matthews, an incumbent board member …

Voter guides have been published to help voters make an informed decision.

Voter guides focus on May 9 school board elections

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

Several organizations have published voter guides and candidate profiles to help residents make informed choices in Delaware’s May 9 school board elections. There are guides from Citizens for Delaware Schools, the League of Women Voters and the Delaware ACLU. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m on May 9. The Department of Elections website has contact information …

Elzey running for school board

Terry RogersMilford Headline Story, Schools

On May 9, 2023, Milford School District residents will go to the polls to vote for open seats on school board. Currently, only one seat, representing the district At-Large, has more than one candidate. A seat in District A, vacated when current President Jason Miller did not file for reelection, currently has only one candidate, Victor “Butch” Elzey. Dinae Woodside …

Although the deadline to file for school board candidacy has passed, the final list of candidates will likely come in a few weeks.

School board candidate listings delayed by background checks

Jarek RutzEducation, Headlines

The deadline for people to file to run for the May 9 school board elections has passed, but it may  take weeks until the final list of candidates is published. The problem: A 2021 law that requires school board candidates to complete a criminal background check and a child registry check.  These must be completed before candidates’ names can be …

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Bucher wins Milford School Board Election

Terry RogersEducation, Headlines

by Terry Rogers     Matt Bucher was announced the winner of an open seat on Milford School District Board of Education The Department of Elections has announced that Matt Bucher has unofficially won the At-Large seat on Milford School District Board of Education. Bucher received 1217 votes (66.83 percent) compared to their challenger, Jalyn Powell, who received 604 votes …

Milford LIVE Weekly Review – April 26, 2022

Sonja FreyMilford-live, Weekly Review

This Week’s Top Stories Include: Headlines Incumbent Mike Boyle defeats challenger, others win unopposed Culture City of Milford, Downtown Milford, Inc. to Unveil Photo Stop Business Delaware’s affordable housing crisis affects middle class, too Education Conservatives marshal forces as school board elections near Health Champions for Children’s Mental Health opens in Milford Wellness Village Bayhealth Spotlight: Kristen Gun COVID cases, …

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Matthew Bucher running for At-Large School Board seat

Terry RogersEducation

Matthew Bucher Milford School District will hold an election on May 10, 2022 with two candidates filing for an At-Large seat vacated by Rony Baltazar-Lopez who chose not to run for another term. Scott Fitzgerald, who holds a District D seat on the board, is running unopposed. Jalyn Powell and Matthew Bucher both filed for the At-Large seat. Milford Live …

Matthew Bucher running for At-Large School Board seat

Terry RogersEducation

Matthew Bucher Milford School District will hold an election on May 10, 2022 with two candidates filing for an At-Large seat vacated by Rony Baltazar-Lopez who chose not to run for another term. Scott Fitzgerald, who holds a District D seat on the board, is running unopposed. Jalyn Powell and Matthew Bucher both filed for the At-Large seat. Milford Live …

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New School Board Member Sworn In

Betsy PriceEducation, Headlines

School Board Vice-President swears in Dr. Adam Brownstein On June 29, Dr. Adam Brownstein was sworn in to serve as the newest member of the Milford School District Board of Education. Dr. Brownstein will take over the seat vacated by Renate Wiley. There was no election as Dr. Brownstein ran unopposed. He was sworn in by Vice-President Rony Baltazar-Lopez and …