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Six Candidates Running For Bridgeport's Board Of Education

Two Republicans, three Democrats and a Working Class candidate are running for the Bridgeport school board.
Two Republicans, three Democrats and a Working Class candidate are running for the Bridgeport school board. Photo Credit: Bridgeport Public Schools

BRIDGEPORT, Conn -- Six candidates are running to fill four open seats on the Bridgeport School District's Board of Education, according to the ctpost.com.

Two Republicans, three Democrats and a Working Class candidate, all say they are ready to make a different in a district plagued by low student test scores and contentious school board members, according to the article on ctpost.com.

The Democratic candidates are former school board member Maria Pereira, 48, Ben Walker, 57, and Dennis Bradley, 31, reported the ctpost.com.

The Republicans are John Weldon, 44 and Kevin McSpirit, 54, said the ctpost.com.

Karen Jackson, 44, is on the Working Families ticket along with Bradley, who is considered a cross-endorsed candidate, said the ctpost.com.

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