May 7, 2019 Volunteer at the Polls: School Board Elections Being a School Board member is one of the most important elected positions in Pittsburgh. They play a vital role in our community property, including setting tax rates, negotiating the work rules and pay for all school staff, hiring key school administrators, and enacting policies that govern the district and budget. However, only one in five registered voters cast their votes during school board elections. How Can You Help? On May 21, 2019, community members will vote in the primary elections for Districts 2, 4, 6 and 8. You can help make sure voters are informed about the upcoming School Board elections by signing up to volunteer today and talking with your friends and neighbors. Interested volunteers can sign up for varying types of opportunities, including: Door Knocking, Phone Banking, and Giving Voters Information on Election Day. Volunteer Sign Up Support your local community by signing up to volunteer at the polls on election day!