Wattsburg area taxpayers took part in a write in campaign

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A group of upset Wattsburg area tax payers mounted a write in campaign after Wattsburg area school board voted yes on a 3 million dollar artificial turf improvement project. Those improvements passed with a preliminary vote of 7 to 2.

“My goodness these kids have a lot do they need it? No I don’t think they need the field,” said tax payer Pattie DeMichele.

The goal is to keep Jeremy Bloeser, Amanda Farrel and Shawn Matson’s name on the ballot and add two write in names.

“If everyone pulls together and follows what we set up tonight we do believe we’ll be able to get the two out and start changing things in the board.” DeMichele continued.

After the vote the two write in names are Tara Pound and Steven O’Donnell. Next Tuesday these tax payers will be at every polling station handing out ballots.

The group said this is a pre-election push because this way they’ll have five slots during next week’s elections

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