School Board - ENDORSEMENT APPLICATION Candidates running for local school boards are required to fill out this form to be eligible for endorsement and financial support. A message from the LC Education Reform Committee:The Lincoln Club of Orange County endorses in an election only in rare cases. When the club does endorse, it embraces candidates who publicly and courageously stand up for lowering taxes, reducing the power of government, choice in education, and fighting special interests. We ask for, and will rely on, your candid answers to the questions below. Your name*Address* Street Address Address Line 2 City State / Province / Region ZIP / Postal Code Email* Phone*Home address*Office sought*Profession or business*Website Please list your campaign budget, how much you have raised to date, and your current cash on hand* Please list your key endorsements* Please list any consultants / campaign staff*Which elected/appointed offices do you or have you held?* Briefly describe what is motivating you to run for public office* Briefly describe what you believe makes you uniquely qualified to hold public office* Briefly describe what community organizations you are affiliated with and your history of civic involvement* Briefly describe your school district's greatest challenges* Detail 3 goals which you believe are attainable during your first term in office* Briefly describe your knowledge and experience with Charter Schools* When do you think it is appropriate for a school district to approve new Charter Schools?* How will you address the changing education needs of children in the future?* Under what circumstances would you vote for a school bond?* Discuss your views on the positive or negative impacts special interest groups (e.g. public employee unions) have had on local municipalities.* Have you ever taken money from public employee unions?*YesNoWhat is your party registration and how long have registered with that affiliation?*What else should we know about you or your campaign?