Burlesque Dancing Teacher Elected to Portland School Board. Parents Say Her Glamour Shots Prove She’s Too Homely to Be a Danger to Sleep With any Kids

Holly Seeliger, burlesque dancing teacher on the Portland School Board

Holly Seeliger, burlesque dancing teacher on the Portland School BoardPORTLAND — Usually, a video of a political candidate doing a striptease in a dive bar is enough to end a campaign — especially a campaign for the local school board. But in Portland’s liberal West End? It’s no big deal. On Tuesday, Holly Seeliger, a 26-year-old teacher and burlesque dancer, won the District 2 seat on the Portland Board of Public Education, getting 59 percent of the vote to defeat a candidate with an ideal pedigree to serve the school district. That candidate, Jeanne Swanton, has 17 years of financial experience, including a stint as a vice president of Citigroup. Unlike Seeliger, she has children in the school system and is active in the Reiche Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization. (read more at the Kennebec Journal)

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2 Comments on "Burlesque Dancing Teacher Elected to Portland School Board. Parents Say Her Glamour Shots Prove She’s Too Homely to Be a Danger to Sleep With any Kids"

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  2. Dennis THomas | December 14, 2012 at 3:37 PM |

    too homely??? Where do these folks come from? This girl if sooooo fine. I more worried about someone, with kids, who would make these kind of comments. Off with their heads… :0)

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