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Henson Files Bill To Make School Board Elections Non-Partisan Again-Brevard NC


February 16, 2017

N.C. Rep. Cody Henson filed a bill (HB 127) Thursday that, if approved, would return Transylvania County Board of Education elections to non-partisan. Last year, Henson's predecessor in District 113, Chris Whitmire, introduced a bill that changed the school board's elections from non-partisan to partisan. At the time, candidate Henson, a fellow Republican, spoke out against the move. "As I stated during the campaign, I don't feel partisan politics should have any place in our schools," Henson said in an email. "The school board's number one priority should always be what is best for the...

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