By Derek McKissock
News Editor 

Bill Calls For Non- Partisan School Elections – Brevard NC

 

February 20, 2017

Cody Henson

N.C. Rep. Cody Henson filed a bill 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 Thursday. "The school board's number one priority should always be what is best for...



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