Campaigns & Elections

2017 Elections



Recommendations

Candidates receive the recommendation of the MNEA-PAC by demonstrating a commitment to public education and upon the recommendation of local educators. For more information about the Missouri NEA Recommendation process please visit www.mnea.org/Missouri/PoliticalAction/21.aspx

How you vote is a personal decision; however, Missouri NEA leaders hope that, as you review the issues and positions of candidates, you will consider the recommendation of your fellow educators in the following elections:




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Recommended school board candidates mostly successful in April election

School board elections were April 4, 2017.  

Missouri NEA local affiliates made recommendations for school board candidates and bond issue elections in April.See below for the outcomes of those elections. 


Local  Outcome
Belton
Dr. Hal Berger  W
Mr. David Daniels  L
Yes on Bond/Levy  Y
Ferguson-Florissant 
Rob Chabot  W
Jessica Ponder  W
Donna Paulette Thurman  W
Francis Howell
Patrick Lane  W
Rene Cope  W
Mary Lange  W
Fort Zumwalt 
John Callahan  W
Ryan Dean Ozinga  L
Craig Stephen Moore  W
Earl Draper Jr. (1yr Term)  L
Hazelwood
Margo McNeil  W
Elizabeth (Betsy) Rachel  L
Marcus Allen  L
Hillsboro
Beth Petry  W
Angie Oshia  W
Independence
Yes On Bond Issue  Y
Jefferson City
Victoria Sterling  L
J. Don Salcedo  L
Lori Massman  W
Jennings
John Schlereth  W
Terry Wilson  W
Miranda Jones  W
Joplin
Deborah Gould   W
Derek Gander  W
Brent Jordan   W
Kirkwood
Yes On Levy  Y
Lee's Summit
Kim Fritchie  W
Susan Coffman  L
Dennis Smith  W
Liberty
Nicholaus Bartlow  L
Albert Byrd  W
Angie Reed  W
Kent Peterson (1yr term)  W
Lindbergh
Cathy Carlock Lorenz  W
Matt Alonzo  W
Christy Watz  W
Mike Shamia (1yr term)  W
Mehlville 
Samantha Stormer  W
Jean Pretto  W
Peggy Hassler  W
Meramec Valley
Matt Trower  W
Sean Brinker  W
Austin Myers  L
Yes on Prop K   Y
North Kansas City
Terry Stone  W
Dixie Youngers  W
Park Hill 
Vote Yes on Levy  Y
Parkway 
Chris Jacob  L
Deborah Hopper  W
B. Sophia Ford-Glanton  L
Pattonville 
Yes on Prop K  Y
Raymore - Peculiar
Patrick Clark  L
Paul Coffman  W
Bill Lowe  L
Raytown 
Rick Moore  W
Terry Landers  W
Elizabeth (Beth) Plank  W
Ritenour 
Lisa Glover-Jones  W
Tom Drennan   W
Rockwood
Lynne Midyett  W
Randy Miller  W
Keith Kinder  W
Yes on Prop T  Y
Smithville
Greg Chastain  W
Russell Fries  W
Earl Soetaert  L
Springfield 
Yes on Bond Issue  N
St. Charles 
Mike Thorne  W
Steve Skodak 
Leslie Knight  W
Vote Yes on Prop Kids - No Tax Rate Increase  Y
Warrenton 
Laurie Wenzel  W
Franci Schwartz  W
Rodger Tucker  W
Washington
Scott Byrne  W
Bob Oreskovic  W
Susan Thatcher  W
Wentzville 
Betsy Bates  W
Barbara Fine  W
Heather Reiter  W


April 4, 2017 Election Summary

60 Candidate Wins 80%
15 Candidate Losses
7 Bond/Levy Wins 87.50%
1 Bond Levy Loss
67 Wins 81%
83 Total Campaigns
*Green indicates recommended candidate /issue was successful




 

 

 


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