We've talked before about judges who resign without filling out an elected term, leaving it to the governor or county commissioners to choose a successor. The same concern -- about letting political officials give someone an incumbent's headstart before the voters can have a say -- holds true with the Spokane School Board. Monday's editorial talks about it.
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