Presidential elections are usually a great time for school districts to place a tax measure on the ballot. They draw a larger number of younger voters, parents, renters and unaffiliated voters (independents)—typically, just the right voter demographics for education-related referenda. COVID-19, however, has thrown a wrench into things. Given the challenges of the coronavirus and its impact on voter attitudes and opinions regarding the economy and, undoubtedly, new taxes, where does that leave school districts that were charging forward with pre-referendum efforts tied to the November 2020 election? Here are five important action steps to consider as you enter this unknown territory.
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