Rebranded, pro-incumbent PAC stirs West Side school board race
Plus, mayor puts name, money behind LSC school board president facing challenge from ‘Education Not Indoctrination’ candidate. And Purdue’s not cool with Klinker’s opponent using police chief in ad
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A few late campaign season story lines for you, just ahead of Tuesday’s Election Day ..
POLITICAL ACTION COMMITTEE STIRS ALREADY HEATED WEST SIDE SCHOOL BOARD RACE
A political action committee that was a lightning rod in the West Lafayette school board election two years ago is back in play late in this year’s campaign, reconstituted under a new title, with two popular retired teachers’ names attached and with a similar goal – back school board incumbents.
Exactly how the newly named Citizens for Quality School Leadership will make its presence known in the final few days of a campaign wasn’t clear, other than campaign finance reports showed that it had committed $7,500 toward advertising, with more on hand, in a race featuring six candidates running for three at-large seats.