Central Bucks School Board, Rise Up Doylestown Candidate Survey Responses

CBSD School Board Candidate General Info Rise Up Doylestown

VOTE on Tuesday, May 16th for CBSD School Board Members! 

Four seats on the Central Bucks School District school board are up for by-district, general election on November 7, 2017. A partisan primary election will be held on May 16, 2017. All 8 candidates in this race cross-filed to appear on both the Democratic and Republican primary ballots. This makes it EXTREMELY important to understand their positions since they will be on both Democratic and Republican ballots on Tuesday, and some of them differ widely in their ideology, experience and goals.


Please read their responses to the comprehensive Rise Up Doylestown Candidate Survey, check out the links to their websites, read their responses in various voter guides (links below), email them with questions – BE AN INFORMED VOTER! Here are the candidates for 4 seats:

Region 4:  Nicole Young, running unopposed

Region 5: Janelle Kerns and Tracy Suits, running for this open seat

Region 7:  Meg Evans (appointed by current board), Rob Dugger, Philip Mironov, and Jodi Schwartz.

Region 9:  John Gamble is the elected incumbent, running unopposed

All 8 candidates were sent requests inviting them to complete our non-partisan Rise Up Doylestown CBSD School Board Candidate Surveys. We emailed multiple times to those who did not respond.  Above is General Information on this race plus SCROLL DOWN for the 5 individual candidate responses we received to our Candidate Survey. The following candidates completed the Rise Up Doylestown survey:

Nicole Young, Tracy Suits, Rob Dugger, Jodi Schwartz, and John Gamble

Click on links below to read each candidate’s 7 page Rise Up Doylestown survey responses:


Jodi Schwartz: Jodi Schwartz CBSD

John Gamble: John Gamble CBSD

Nicole Young:  Nicole Young CBSD

Rob Dugger: Rob Dugger CBSD

Tracy Suits: Tracy Suits CBSD



We’ve marched, we’ve rallied, we’ve protested, texted, called, organized, and strategized, and now we will VOTE! Only 12% of eligible Bucks County voters turned out for the last municipal primary, and that small group of people determine how government will run for the rest of us. Get out and vote on Tuesday, and bring a friend! Send a message to your township board of supervisors and borough councils, to your school boards, to Harrisburg, and to Washington DC: we’re still here, we’re fired up, we’re not going away, and we are VOTING.

Find your polling place:



Sample ballots for Bucks County: (listed alphabetically by municipality)

Doylestown Borough begins on Page 81 & Doylestown Township begins on Page 87:



Voter’s Guides:

League of Women Voters Bucks



The Intelligencer:



Planned Parenthood PA (with some endorsements)



Register to Vote or Change Your Voter Registration:

Did you know that you can now register to vote online? Gov. Tom Wolf rolled out an online voter registration web site for Pennsylvania. This means that you can register to vote online, change your voting address online, or change your name on your Voter ID card online. If you are not registered to vote or if you need to update your address or other information, click here now: register.votesPA.com . The deadline for registering is 30 days prior to each election.

RISE UP AND VOTE ON Tuesday, May 16th!!! Your voice and your vote count. Thank you. 

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