Guess the unlucky number!
Hey kids! Have fun and win prizes! Guess the percentage of the vote Blaska will get one week from today Tuesday 04-05-22 in the Spring non-partisan election for Madison school board.
Blaska is running as a write-in for Seat #4 against Ali Muldrow, the school board president. As a write-in, his name won’t be printed on the ballot.
➜ “Hey David, I’m going to have to cancel our interview tomorrow, we decided not to cover the race for editorial reasons (Ali is a volunteer here, makes things sticky to write without bias).” — Nate Wegehaupt, WORT radio reporter, 5:54 pm. 03-28-22.
For reference, three years ago Blaska ran against the same opponent but his name appeared on the ballot. Neither of us was an incumbent at the time. Blaska spent $20,000. Recorded paid radio spots, took out newspaper ads, posted yard signs, and bought social media. He was invited to each and every candidate debate. He still received 30.1% of the total vote. (Forget it, Jake. It’s
But voters need an alternative. Since 2019, Madison’s public schools have continued their slide. Academics are worsening, school safety suffers, school resource police officers have been defunded. The schools teach — and practice — critical race theory. Ali Muldrow even refuses to ban using smartphones in the classroom.
Knowing all that (because we just told you), what are your predictions?
The prizes — first place: one week’s free subscription to Blaska Policy Werkes. Second place: two weeks’ free subscription. All entrants will be granted Platinum Subscriber status, equivalent to a participation trophy.