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Candidate Profile: Sherry Keller

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The 2019 municipal election is April 2. Here are some key dates and times you need to know if you're planning to vote.
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The 2019 municipal election is April 2. Here are some key dates and times you need to know if you're planning to vote.

Name: Sherry Keller

Age: 66

Town: Wood River, IL

Occupation: Volunteer Manager

Position Seeking: School Board

Why are you running and why should people vote for you? Love Roxana school district and want to help it be better for the kids, teachers and administration

What are the most important issues the school district faces, and how would you approach them? Helping our students to get the very best education possible in a safe environment. Hiring teachers who love their students and set high goals for their students to achieve. Keeping taxes low.

Under what circumstances would you vote to raise property taxes? I would vote to raise taxes only if it was for the good of the community.

What are your goals for the district/what do you want to accomplish? I have served on the board for eight years and I will continue to keep taxes low and do everything I can to help Roxana school district move forward.

What is your position on the proposed increase in minimum wage for teachers in Illinois? My position is to always offer our teachers a great salary. We can never pay our teachers what they deserve for all the hours and care that they give to our students.

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