Steve Hogan says the fact that Knott voted in the 2011 Democratic primary election voids him from holding Republican office this term.
About 60-percent of Monroe County voters came out in support of the measure which allows the MCCSC School Board to increase property taxes to cover budget cuts.
In a year in which Republicans retook control of the Indiana House, two Monroe County Democrats managed to keep their seats.
MCCSC School Board and Administrators say they are confident going into Election Day despite an increase in opposition to a school funding referendum
For the first time in three election cycles, Bloomington State Representative Peggy Welch will have an opponent in November's general election.