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Reacts to ‘do over’

February 1, 2013

To the editor: It would be nice if when we didn’t like the outcome of an election to have a do over vote — like the Fort Dodge School District and Board is doing on Feb. 5....

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Feb-01-13 4:56 PM

I agree. facts are always good if you can get them. I'm still trying to find out what Randy Kuhlman makes running the non-profit United Way and the Fort Dodge Foundation. I can't seem to find any information on that. How do you find the salaries for these people?

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Feb-01-13 3:08 PM

nothing sarcastic about it at all. before someone sends a letter making statement they should arm themselves with ALL the FACTS! It is fine that she stated her opinion about feelings on a "do over" election, but when she make it appear that it is going to cost the taxpayers without knowing the facts, that is wrong.

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Feb-01-13 2:03 PM

Minnieiowa1, your response to the writer seems kind of sarcastic on your part. Not everybody reads every article in the paper. If you would have left out the first part of your comment the rest was all you neede to inform people. I hope your not a teacher and talk down to the children like that. I do agree with the writer that these do over elections should not be allowed. There should be at least a year between votes and the state lawmakers should look at this.

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Feb-01-13 8:13 AM

Robyn - please educate yourself with the facts:

The cost of the special election was discussed in the Messenger article dated December 20, 2012 when the school board announced their intent to bring the issue back to the voters. "The special election cost $11,440.86, paid for from the district's general fund

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