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/2005/?m=0
A blog from Croydon Citizens for Reasonable and Fair Taxes http://citizensforreasonableandfairtaxes.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 http://archive.altweeklies.com/aan/the-gospel-according-to-paul-dorr/Story?oid=148256
'Bond buster' works to defeat school referendums across Midwest https://www.mprnews.org/story/2019/02/10/bond-buster-works-to-defeat-school-referendums-across-midwest
New Schools Not Good for Small Towns Paul Dorr Click Here
Unnecessary Referendums by Paul Dorr Click Here
Board & Administrator, May 2005 - Hired gun shooting down bond referendums Click Here
A Tale of Two Headlines Click Here
Referendum Summary Click Here
Organized Opposition's Information Requests of Districts
LWCM Request 2004
Orono Request, 2005
Orono Fact Sheet
Background on Organized Opposition Consultants
Vote No Samples
If you have information that you would like to share with MASA members, please contact the MASA Office.