school board pizza and politics

From left: Jeff Bachman, Eric Kelley, Alice Murphy, Sarah Fishering, Andrew Neal, Cortney Loyd and Dawn Schieldt at the Circle 3 Cowboy Church on Sept. 23, 2021. 

Ballots have already been mailed to voters for the fall election in this election that could drastically alter the makeup of the school board. The Daily Press arranged interviews with all of the candidates running in the three contested races and two unopposed incumbents seeking a second term.

While school board members are required to reside in the district they represent, residents within the entire school district’s boundaries vote on all of the seats.

Jeff Bachman considers himself somewhat of a rebel on the school board, but he values respec…

Alice Murphy may be retired from teaching in the school district, where she worked for 35 ye…

A group of candidates is running as the “conservative choice” in a nonpartisan election for …

A group of candidates is running as the “conservative choice” in a nonpartisan election for …

Eric Kelley’s favorite part of serving on the board so far has been handing out diplomas to …

A group of candidates is running as the “conservative choice” in a nonpartisan election for …

Steve Bush is running unopposed in District G, a seat that he was appointed to nearly four y…



Anna Lynn Winfrey is a staff writer for the Montrose Daily Press.

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