How a One-Man PAC Helped 58 Anti-CRT School Board Candidates

Cindy Drukier
By Cindy Drukier
November 13, 2021The Nation Speaks

Critical race theory (CRT) has emerged as a deciding factor motivating voters. It was a key issue that helped Republican Glenn Youngkin win the race for Virginia governor—a state that Joe Biden won by 10 points in 2020. By election day, a Fox News poll reported that 72 percent of voters said the debate over critical race theory in schools was the “single most important factor” or an “important factor” in their voting decision.

What played out at state level, bubbled up from the counties, where school board meetings have grown increasingly contentious over this issue. In those elections too, many candidates ran on an anti-CRT platform and won victories across the country, from Colorado to Kansas, Ohio to New Jersey. 

One reason for these victories is best explained by our guest Ryan Girdusky, founder of the 1776 Project Political Action Committee. A PAC he created specifically to support anti-CRT school board candidates.

Watch the full episode on EpochTV.

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