On Tuesday, April 2nd, Madison voters will vote for the Madison School Board. Who is on the ballot for the 5th seat? Well, officially, just T. J. Mertz. This race, once between three people: Mertz, Sarah Manski and Ananda Mirilli, had an unusual set of circumstances occur immediately after the primaries between Mirilli and Manski. Just Forty-eight hours after Ananda Mirilli lost the primary election to Manski, Manski suddenly withdrew from the race, decidedly moving to California.
In the coming weeks it was repeatedly suggested by media sources that Manski was recruited to run against and eliminate Mirilli in the primaries.
Listen to Ananda Mirilli’s side of the story, below: