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District 2 Candidates Promise New Direction for Manatee Schools

Oct 9, 2012 No Comments ›› vote7267

MANATEE -- Events in the last month have changed the race for the District 2 school board seat. Candidates Robert Moates and Dave Miner, at an election forum Wednesday hosted by the Bradenton Herald, said they understand the task ahead -- resolving a $3.5 million deficit in the 2012-13 budget and appointing a new superintendent to ...

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The Manatee Association of REALTORS Recommends Robert Moates

Aug 6, 2012 No Comments ›› vote7267

The Manatee Association of REALTORS, Inc. is recommending the election of Robert Moates (NP) to Manatee County School Board - District 2. A special Screening panel of the Manatee Board conducted interviews with candidates for election and concluded, following extensive questioning, that Robert Moates is the best qualified for the position. "I am honored to be endorsed ...

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Herald-Tribune Recommends Robert Moates for Manatee County School Board

Jul 31, 2012 No Comments ›› vote7267

I am please to announce that the Sarasota Herald Tribune has endorsed my candidacy for School Board. "Moates demonstrates the knowledge of an insider on the front lines of education, but offers the benefits of a political outsider. He expresses a firm grasp of the school district's challenges in academics, citing the need to substantially change ...

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The Bradenton Herald Recommends Robert Moates

Jul 25, 2012 No Comments ›› vote7267

Robert Moates stands out among the candidates vying for the District 2 seat on the School Board of Manatee County with his combination of classroom and political experience. He teaches economics and government at Lakewood Ranch High. Prior to joining the school district, Moates served as a congressional aide to Rep. Dan Miller of Bradenton ...

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The Bradenton Times – Candidate Profile

Jul 13, 2012 No Comments ›› vote7267

If you want more information about me, The Bradenton Times just produced a Candidate Profile.  I think it makes for a pretty good read.

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Letter to the Editor: Vote for Robert Moates for District 2

Jul 10, 2012 No Comments ›› vote7267

The Bradenton Herald/METV candidate forums are great! Thank you for this service to the community in such a pivotal election year. District 2 of the Manatee County School Board will be replacing Harry Kinnan this year and after watching the candidate forum there is no doubt that Robert Moates is the best choice. He will be ...

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The Bradenton Times Reports on Local Elections

Apr 19, 2012 No Comments ›› vote7267

... "So far, three candidates seem to be running on similar platforms of better budget accountability and a clearer focus on directing all available resources to tangible success in the classroom. Many on the establishment end of the spectrum were hoping desperately that Harry Kinnan would consider one more term in District 2. Kinnan was ...

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Robert Moates Receives Endorsements of the HBA and LWRBA

Apr 19, 2012 No Comments ›› vote7267

Manatee County School Board, District 2 candidate Robert Moates has raised $15,291 to date and has earned two top endorsements for his campaign.  The Home Builders Association (HBA) Manatee- Sarasota and the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance (LWRBA) have both recently endorsed the Lakewood Ranch High School teacher and baseball coach. “I am so proud of these ...

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Manatee School Board Candidates Get Tested at Forum

Apr 19, 2012 No Comments ›› vote7267

MANATEE -- Say what you will about Tea Party Manatee, the group doesn't lob softballs for candidates to hit out of the park at its candidate forums. Sunday was no exception as a crowd of 121 gathered for the 2012 Tax Day Candidate Forum in the Garden Oasis Pavilion at Mixon Fruit Farms to see how ...

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East County Observer’s Photos from LWR Fundraiser

Mar 25, 2012 No Comments ›› vote7267

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