Norfolk voters support an elected school board

WAVY/Larry Carney

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) – Voters in Norfolk overwhelmingly decided they want to be able to elect their school board members. The Hampton Roads city currently has an appointed system.

85 percent of voters supported the referendum on Tuesday’s ballot.

The group Norfolk Citizens for an Elected School Board collected thousands of signatures to get it on the November ballot. Organizer Dennis Gronka led that effort and told the group believes an elected school board will translate to a higher quality of education for Norfolk students.

Click here for complete election results.

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