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Six of 29 Oklahoma school board seats covered by Ballotpedia to hold primaries

In 2020, Ballotpedia is covering 29 school board races across 26 school districts in Oklahoma. Six out of those 29 races will include a primary since three or more candidates qualified for the ballot. The primary is on February 11, 2020. The six races span the following five school districts: Bixby, Luther, Moore, Owasso, and Tulsa Public Schools.

Among the 23 school board races that are not holding primaries, 18 races feature one candidate running unopposed. No one filed to run for Seat 5 on the Yukon Public Schools Board of Education after the sole candidate withdrew from the race. The remaining four races advanced to the general election on April 7, 2020, since exactly two candidates qualified for the ballot in each race.

In 2019, Ballotpedia covered 30 school board races in the same 26 districts. Candidates ran unopposed in 16 of those races. These school districts served a total of 261,543 students in the 2016-2017 school year.

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One of six Wisconsin school districts covered by Ballotpedia to hold primary

The Madison Metropolitan School District is holding a primary for Seat 6 on the school board on February 18, 2020. Three candidates filed to run for the open seat, and the two who receive the most votes will move on to the April 7 general election. That ballot will also include races for Seat 2 and Seat 7, since only one and two candidates, respectively, filed to run for those seats.

Ballotpedia is covering five other school districts—DeForest, McFarland, Middleton-Cross Plains, Sun Prairie, and Verona—in Wisconsin in 2020. None of those school districts will hold February primaries since fewer than three candidates filed to run for each seat up for election this year. Among the five districts, 11 seats will be on the April general election ballot. Eight of those seats are unopposed.

All six school districts also held elections in 2019. That year, the Madison Metropolitan School District held primaries for all three seats. No other school districts held primaries. Among the six districts, a total of 29 candidates filed for the 19 seats on the ballot that year.

These six school districts served a combined total of 55,821 students during the 2014-2015 school year.

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