June 3, 2022
Continuing efforts to help voters become better informed about individuals seeking to serve on the Utah State Board of Education (USBE), a debate will be conducted next week with Republican primary candidates for District 4, via YouTube.
On Wednesday, June 8, at noon, candidates Melanie Mortensen and LeAnn Wood will discuss questions presented by the moderator and from the viewing audience. USBE District 4 includes central and southern parts of Davis County and northern parts of Salt Lake County. Please note that the approximate geographic areas are indicated only as a guide. To find your USBE district, click here and enter your exact street address.
To watch this one-hour livestream debate, go to https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZZwqlLJ_DoY next Wednesday, June 8, at noon.
The debate series is hosted by the Utah Education Debate Coalition: Hinckley Institute of Politics, KSL and the Deseret News, Sutherland Institute, United Way of Salt Lake, Utah PTA, and Utah Association of Charter Schools.
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To help voters in the respective USBE districts become better acquainted with the candidates seeking to serve in these important roles, a series of debates will be conducted live, primarily via YouTube, beginning next week.
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