The only Volusia School Board seat up for grabs in 2020 is Ida Wright’s. After formerly saying she didn’t intend to run, Wright changed her mind and is facing two challengers. Carl Persis, who is seeking re-election to his District 4 seat, is unopposed.
THE RACE: Incumbent and current School Board Chairwoman Ida Wright is challenged by Port Orange mom and health care professional Anita Burnette and ex-Volusia County teacher Andre LaVon Grant. The race could be decided in the primary election if one candidate gets more than 50% of the votes. If not, the two candidates with the most votes will face off again in the general election….. complete article at https://www.news-journalonline.com/news/20200810/volusia-school-board-chairwoman-ida-wright-faces-two-challengers-in-election
THE POSITION: The winner will be the representative for District 2, which covers Daytona Beach and parts of Port Orange. Only voters living in the