Minnesota Association of School Administrators (MASA) 651•645•6272

Referendum Response
MASA began this initiative to help school districts deal with organized referendum opposition. This page contains background information on anti-referendum campaigns and how school districts can prepare and respond.


Rapid Referendum Response Booklet
Download this booklet (pdf file) to learn about five rules to help your school district deal with organized referendum opposition while keeping your eyes on the prize: a high-quality educational environment for all students.

Anti-Referendum Web Site Links

Several interesting links to information and article about Paul Dorr

Citizens for Reasonable and Fair Taxes (CRAFT) http://citizensforreasonableandfairtaxes.blogspot.com/2006_01_29_archive.html

A blog from Croydon Citizens for Reasonable and Fair Taxes http://croydoncraft.blogspot.com

A blog from Citizens for Reasonable Spending http://www.crs834.blogspot.com

Various Samples and Background Pieces

The Gospel According to Paul Dorr

Organized Opposition's Information Requests of Districts

LWCM Request 2004

Orono Request, 2005

Orono Fact Sheet

Orono Flyer

Background on Organized Opposition Consultants

The Competitive Edge - What do we need to win?

Strategy Outline from Organized Opposition Consultant

Comments from Superintendents who have had Paul Dorr oppose their referendum campaigns  

Strategy Outline

Vote No Samples

LCWM Vote No "Bench Em" Flyer

LCWM Proposed Tax Flyer

LCWM What You Need to Know Flyer

If you have information that you would like to share with MASA members, please contact the MASA Office.