Policy # R 4.6.4: Political Activities

Policy # R 4.6.4: Political Activities

Policy Title: Political Activities
Policy Level: R 4.6.4
Date Approved: Approved: 6-28-71; Amended: 5-8-85

It is the policy of I.S.D. 834 that the Board of Education recognizes and encourages the rights of its employees, as citizens, to engage in political activity, with the exception that no employee of I.S.D. 834 shall solicit support of any political candidate, partisan or non-partisan, or support of any issue on any referendum matter, during regular work hours on I.S.D. 834 property.
No I.S.D. 834 resources, including materials and/or equipment, shall be used in violation of Minnesota State Election Laws.

Legal Reference: MN Statute 43A.32 Department of Employee Relations-Political Activity

Rationale: Employees shall refrain from expressing personal political views while in the exercise of their duties.