Three of the five seats on the San Diego Unified school board are on the ballot in November so we invited the candidates in the races for one big debate at Politifest, moderated by VOSD investigative reporter Will Carless.

Check out what candidates John Lee Evans, Richard Barrera, Bill Ponder and Mark Powell had to say in the videos below. (Marne Foster didn’t attend). You can catch up on the school board races with our recent guide too.

And let us know if you see anything we should Fact Check!

Part 1:

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Part 2:

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Part 3:

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Part 4:

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Dagny Salas is the web editor at Voice of San Diego. You can contact her directly at or 619.550.5669.

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Dagny Salas

Dagny Salas was web editor at Voice of San Diego from 2010 to 2013. She was an investigative fellow at VOSD from 2009 to 2010.

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