Public Disclosure Commission
Election Regulations for School Employees
- Respond to questions about the levy and/or bond during work time by providing the facts.
- Hold Information meetings and present the facts about the levy and/or bond.
- Encourage people to register to vote and encourage them to vote on Election Day.
- Campaign for or against the levy and/or bond on their own time.
- Wear campaign buttons at school and on their own time.
- Display campaign materials at their homes or on their cars, speak before groups, raise money . . . all on their own time.
- Make personal campaign contributions.
- Use district supplies, equipment or facilities to print, mail, email, distribute or otherwise produce materials for a VOTE YES levy and/or bond campaign.
- Use students to hand carry VOTE YES levy and/or bond campaign materials home to parents.
- Display campaign materials in or on district vehicles, in district publications or at district facilities.
Questions that are Often Asked:
- How can district employees respond to questions from patrons about the levy and/or bond on work time?
District staff can provide facts about the levy and/or bond and answer basic questions in an objective manner. If a patron needs further information please refer him or her to the Business Services Department (465-6011) or have them visit the district's website - mead354.org.
- What if a patron asks you, "How should I vote?" during work time?
Respond: "I cannot tell you how to vote, but information about the levy and/or bond can be obtained by contacting the Business Services Department or by visiting the district's website.
- Can district staff members participate in the levy and/or bond campaign?
Yes, on their own time.
- Can district staff members use district computers or email services to communicate about the levy and/or bond VOTE YES campaign?
No, district staff should use their own personal computers and personal email services if they want to communicate with others about the levy and/or bond VOTE YES campaign. District computers and email services can only be used to communicate facts about the levy and/or bond.
If you have any questions about what staff members can and cannot do during the levy and/or bond campaign, please call Wayne Leonard, Assistant Superintendent, Business Services, 465-6011 or email firstname.lastname@example.org