Michael D. Byrne of Montclair Republican Club is writing to Montclair Schools Superintendent Kendra Johnson again regarding Democratic candidate for Congress Mikie Sherrill. This time, it’s about lawn signs. Full text of letter below:
Dear Superintendent Johnson,
As you may know, Montclair High School is currently displaying lawn signs promoting the candidacy of Mikie Sherrill, a Democrat candidate for Congress in New Jersey’s Eleventh Congressional District.
(For reference, please see attached photos of said signs adjacent to news trucks covering the recent sexual assault in the High School’s so-called “all-gender restroom.”)
Many would argue that it’s inappropriate for school grounds to be used for promoting the candidacy of an individual for Congress.
Others would say it’s particularly peculiar to display these signs on Montclair High School property given that the High School is actually located in the Tenth Congressional District.
I would concur with both groups.
However, if the signs are to remain, I trust you will at least agree that Montclair High School should take care to offer *all* candidates for Congress in *both* congressional districts the same opportunity to display their signs. To that end, I have attached the list of candidates certified by the State as having qualified for the ballot in both the Tenth and Eleventh Congressional Districts.
Please let me know of your decision — (or of the High School’s decision) — to either remove Ms. Sherrill’s signs or give all candidates the same access as she availed herself of or has been granted, as the case may be.
Michael D. Byrne
Montclair Republican Club
MHS, Class of 1998
CC: Members of the Board of Education
Members of the Township Council