Orange County Mayor Jacobs will announce decision on rumored school board run

click to enlarge Orange County Mayor Jacobs will announce decision on rumored school board run
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Orange County Mayor Teresa Jacobs will keep us waiting until tomorrow to find out whether she's running for Orange County School Board Chair.

The term-limited mayor has scheduled a press conference to announce her decision at the Orange County Supervisor of Elections Office on Wednesday, according to a spokesperson.

Jacobs, who was elected as Orange County Mayor in 2010, is set to leave office at the end of 2018. The current School Board Chair, Bill Sublette, is not seeking re-election.

Her potential competition in the race for school board chair includes Matthew Fitzpatrick, an assistant director at Orange Technical College Administrator; Robert Prater, a teacher at Oak Hill Elementary School; and Nancy Robbinson, a member of the Orange County School Board since 2008.

Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer endorsed Robbinson for the position last week.

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