Candidate Profile
Daphne Jackson

Non-Partisan , Texas


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Party Primary Election Voting History for Daphne W Jackson during time of residence in district and/or at current address:

  • 2020 Party Primary: Did Not Vote
  • 2018 Party Primary: Democratic
  • Voted in 5 Democratic Primaries 1990 - 2016

**Voter history is not considered during panel evaluations.

iVoterGuide asked the question “if elected to school board, what would be your #1 priority?” The candidate responded: “HOPE. To provide hope to the under-served through collaborative partnership and community service.”

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Please note: Responses are entered electronically by the candidate and are listed verbatim.

Right to Life

Human life begins at conception and deserves legal protection at every stage until natural death.

Strongly Agree   

Abortion providers, including Planned Parenthood, should not be a resource for instruction or services in the school.



Free enterprise and the right to private property are essential elements of a productive economic system.

Strongly Agree   

School districts should be able to use taxpayer money for lobbying the state legislature.


Religious Liberty

School districts should not discriminate against individuals, organizations or small businesses because of their belief that marriage is only a union of one man and one woman.

Strongly Agree   

At school, students should be able to speak freely and civilly about matters of conscience and faith, including Christianity.

Strongly Agree   

Students should not be allowed to pray in school.

Strongly Disagree   


What is the function of the local school board?

The oversight of education through citizen governance.To govern the school district.

Who should have the authority to set curriculum and determine resources used in those curricula?

The most important person to implementations process would be the teacher.

Please rate in order the following priorities in relation to the role of a K-12 public school (omitting any that do not apply): Mathematics, Information Technology, Science, Political Activism, Personal Finances, Gender Identity, Physical Fitness, American History, Critical Race Theory, Language Arts, Art & Music, Vocational Learning, Sexuality, Foreign Language, Social Emotional Learning

Language Arts., Mathematics, Science, Physical Fitness, Vocational learning, Art&Music, American History, Foreign Language, Personal Finances, Social Emotional Learning, Sexuality, Gender Identity.

Taxpayer-funded public education should be guaranteed through college.

Strongly Agree   

Our state should participate in the nationwide Common Core standards for high-school graduation.

Strongly Agree   

Schools should use Social Emotional Learning (SEL) curriculum and resources to teach emotions, values, and relationships.


I support the teaching of the 1619 Project emphasizing slavery and racism as the foundation of American history.


When students are taught courses such as Comprehensive Sex Ed (CSE) or Social Emotional Learning (SEL), they must opt-in with written parental permission.

Strongly Agree   

Parents are the ultimate authority in their child’s education and should be able to freely pursue whatever educational options they deem best for their child.

Strongly Agree   

No healthcare diagnosis or treatment, whether mental, reproductive, or otherwise, should be given to a child without first receiving written consent from the parent.

Strongly Agree   

Who is responsible for teaching sexual education to children, and what is the appropriate age when it should be taught?

Parents should teach their children about sexual education and the appropriate age should be being around the age of 10.

If you support the teaching of Sex Ed, please answer the following question: Sexual education should include these topics (list all that apply and add your own, if needed) -- Physical and emotional health outcomes; contraceptive methods; consent; abstinence; sexual orientation and gender identity; human anatomy/the reproductive system; abortion methods and side effects; stages of pregnancy and fetal development; sex acts and pleasures of sex



No school official should be involved in the sexual transitioning of a student. All issues on this subject should be referred to the parents of the student.

Strongly Agree   

Judeo-Christian values established a framework of morality that is necessary for our system of limited government.


Teachers should not use alternative names and pronouns without parental permission.

Strongly Agree   

Therapy for children who have unwanted same-sex attraction should be banned.


I support allowing students to use public restrooms, showers, and changing rooms, and to participate in athletic competition based on the gender with which they identify instead of biological sex.


Briefly describe your spiritual beliefs and values.

My spiritual beliefs are include the “Trinity.” The Father, Son and Holy Spirit.


Why are you running for this office?

To provide hope to the under-served through collaborative partnerships and community service.

A candidate's personal moral values should not be relevant when considering a candidacy for elective office.

Strongly Agree   

Which of the 11 objectives specified in the Texas Education Code is your highest priority?

#2. Students will be encouraged and challenged to meet their full educational potential.

What books have had the most profound impact on your view of life?

The Canterbury Tales

What education or experience qualifies you to hold the office for which you seek election?

Education is NOT only Taught; it’s Lived through Life’s Experiences.

Considering all issues (social, economic, national security, etc.), which of these best describes you?


Please defend your answer to the previous question by referencing your publicly available track record.

I tend to see both sides of complex issues. Both sides have a piece of the truth and see flaws in the standard liberal and conservative perspectives.

Have you ever been convicted of a felony or been penalized for sexual misconduct? If so, please explain.


Is there anything else you would like voters to know about you?

Change brings about New Support, Ideas and Initiatives. Trustees play a major part in the change that need to come for future Generations. Have the Courage to care begins NOW with new Leadership, Accountability and Responsibility.

2nd Amendment

Teachers who are licensed to carry should be allowed to carry guns at school.


Other Important Issues

Do you support mandatory vaccinations for children attending public school?



  • UT Arlington, Arlington, 2
  • Northwood University, Cedar Hill, 1
Work & Military
  • (Candidate did not provide)
  • Texas Homeless Network, Volunteer/ CoC Award for 2020
  • Salvation Army, Volunteer
  • Women in Need, Volunteer
  • Arlington Park & Recreation Dept, Board Member
  • Arlington Ethic Commission Board, Board Member
  • AISD High School Seguin High School, Volunteer
  • (Candidate did not provide)

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