School Board elections coming this spring
On April 6, there will be school board elections in both Eau Claire and Altoona. Polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Eau Claire School Board
The Eau Claire School Board has a total of seven members. This year, three seats are up for election. The top two vote getters will be seated for 3-year terms and the 1-year term will be given to the candidate who receives the third-largest number of votes.
All three incumbents are seeking reelection and face one challenger, Kathleen Kivlin. (Links to candidate campaign information, if available):
Voter Resource: Chamber Good Government Council Questionnaire
All four candidates answered the Chamber's Good Government Council Questionnaire with their views on important school board issues. Read their responses here.
Four EC school board candidates running for three seats (Leader-Telegram $)
Altoona School Board
The Altoona School Board has a total of 5 members that are each elected for 3-year terms. This year, only one seat is up for election. Incumbent Rick Risler is seeking reelection and is running unopposed.
Posted by Grace Hanson, Governmental Affairs Intern
Eau Claire Chamber
The Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce has more than 1,200 members.