KUSA— Members of the Jefferson County School board get paid nothing for the job, yet hundreds of thousands of dollars are pouring in to influence the outcome of the 2015 election.
All five seats are up for grabs.
Three conservative reformers face a recall challenger and two seats are at the end of their terms.
On today's program, 9NEWS education reporter Nelson Garcia and political analyst Floyd Ciruli take a look at the politics at play—and how they could affect education in Jeffco and beyond.
Balance of Power airs every Sunday at 8:50am on 9NEWS, right before NBC's Meet the Press. Episodes and extended interviews are posted on Sundays to 9NEWS.com.
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