Now that Gov. Nathan Deal has signed Cherokee's controversial school redistricting bill, three others have expressed an interest in the seat, according to a report in today's Cherokee Tribune.
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Under House Bill 978, six school board members will be elected by district and the chair will be elected countywide.
Currently, all seven school board members are elected countywide and the board selects a chair and vice chair at its first meeting of the year.
The new legislation will draw Chapman and Read out of their posts on Jan. 1, 2013.