General Election — April 3, 2007

Lawrence School Board, USD 497

The top four finishers in the April 3 election will serve four-year terms on the Lawrence School Board. They'll face budget issues, oversee continuance of construction projects throughout the district, and wrestle with the ongoing challenges posed by the federal No Child Left Behind Act.

All precincts reporting / 35,427 total votes / Unofficial results / Precinct breakdown

Completed candidate chats
Lawrence voters get their first chance to hear from candidates running in the local elections
March 5, 2007
A candidate forum tonight at the library drew a standing room only crowd as Lawrence voters got their first chance to hear from the City Commission and School Board candidates running in the general election.
School board candidate stepping up for duty
February 21, 2007
A life-long educator and former LHS band director, Victor Sisk, says he decided to run for the Lawrence school board when he didn’t see many other people stepping up to the job.
Former Lawrence school administrator looking for a seat on school board
January 31, 2007
Marlene Merrill is one of eight candidates in the running for a position on the Lawrence school board.
Former board member enters race
January 24, 2007
When voters go to the polls April 3, they’ll find another comeback candidate seeking to regain his old seat on Lawrence’s school board.
School board races attract candidates
January 24, 2007
A primary will be needed to narrow the race for one of the positions on the Perry-Lecompton school board.
Morgan files for school board
January 23, 2007
Scott E. Morgan is ready to return to the Lawrence school board. He filed for one of four seats open on the seven-member board. The election will be April 3. Morgan, 49, filed with about 35 minutes to spare before today’s noon deadline.
Former school board member decides to run again
January 17, 2007
Mary Loveland, a former Lawrence school board member, is the seventh person to file for one of the board’s four seats up for election April 3.
Old hand tries fresh run for school board
Mary Loveland served four terms, ending in 2003
January 16, 2007
Mary Loveland served four terms, ending in 2003.
Candidate says better outreach needed
Sixth person files for school board seat
January 12, 2007
The latest candidate to file in the April 3 race for Lawrence’s school board says the school district didn’t do a good job of keeping nearby neighbors informed about construction on the new South Junior High School.
Sixth candidate files for school board
The filing deadline is noon Jan. 23.
January 11, 2007
The filing deadline is noon Jan. 23.
Two more candidates file for school board election
January 11, 2007
Two more candidates entered the race for a spot on Lawrence’s school board: an incumbent school board member and a political novice.
Minder, Machell file for school board race
Filing deadline is Jan. 23
11:06 a.m., January 10, 2007 Updated 03:27 p.m.
Filing deadline is Jan. 23.
Two new candidates file for school board positions
January 9, 2007
Two more candidates filed Monday for Lawrence’s school board.