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By Kevin Fuller
Staff Writer 

Whitmire Wants Partisan Elections For School Board - Brevard NC


Last updated 5/23/2016 at 5:13pm

Chris Whitmire

State Rep. Chris Whitmire has introduced a bill that would make the Transylvania Board of Education partisan during election time.

If approved, the bill would require those running for a seat on the school to affiliate with a political party.

Whitmire, who represents House District 113, introduced Bill 1133 on May 19. The bill reads: "the Board of Education of Transylvania County shall consist of five members who shall be elected on a partisan basis at the time of the general election in each even-numbered year as terms expire. The primary and elections shall be held and conducted in ac...

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