Ashburn, Va. Died at the age of 74 years In August.
The board has been selected Andrew Hollier, Lost to King in the 2019 school board election.
Patty Hidalgo Menders, Loudoun County mother and chairwoman of the Loudoun County Republican Women’s Club, told LBL that the board that chose Hollier was surprised.
“It’s better than we thought they would make a choice, so it’s a half celebration,” he said.
Menders referred to Hollier as “moderate”, suggesting that he takes parents’ concerns seriously about critical race theory, transgender activism, and strict COVID-19 policies in schools.
Loudoun County is ground zero in the ideological conflict over schools. In September, the Board of County Supervisors Took up the offer To study solutions to correct historical racial segregation. Teacher Tanner Krauss spoke publicly against sexism policy and was briefly suspended from school. He is fighting to keep his job in a month’s legal battle.
In A Facebook post At the time of King’s death, Hollier noted, “When we were foes on paper, Leslie and I were never opponents in life. To hear her passing today is shocking, sad, and the worst news I’ve heard in a long time.”
Hollier noted that he had been unanimous in his campaign for about five months and was surprised to see the King defeat him on Election Day.
“I used to criticize Leslie at times, and openly disagree with many votes and decisions. Despite this, she showed a willingness to listen to me and return messages,” she said.
To King, he ended the message by saying, “You will escape.”