LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — This time around, only one member of the Clark County school board is running for re-election, up against four challengers in the June 11 primary.

Evelyn Garcia Morales is the current Clark County School Board of Trustees chairwoman. She represents District C.

After another year of upheaval surrounding CCSD, Morales could be on the hot seat. She led the board as former Superintendent Dr. Jesus Jara pocketed $250,000 on his way out, resigning after two years of public clashes with the board. Teachers were not happy with the decision to pay Jara.

Morales told 8 News Now in February that she asked for Jara’s resignation in January. “This was a mutual agreement. The pressure to ask him to leave was significant,” CCSD School Board President Evelyn Garcia Morales said. The school board then rejected the initial agreement, 4-3, with Morales in the minority.

Jara left and CCSD is currently led by interim Supt. Brenda Larsen-Mitchell.

In Tuesday’s primary, if one candidate earns more than 50.0% of the vote, he or she will win outright. Otherwise, the top two candidates will advance to the general election on Nov. 5.

Here’s a look at all of the candidates in the non-partisan primary election on Tuesday, June 11. Click on the candidate’s name to see their campaign website or Facebook, as available:

In 2020, Tameka Henry received more votes than Morales in the primary for District C, but Morales won in the general election.

Primary candidates for other seats on the CCSD Board of Trustees are:

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