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Allan B. Heard

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Allan B. Heard
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Board member, Robertson County Board of Education, District 1
Term ends
Years in position 9
Elections and appointments
Last electionAugust 7, 2014
First electedAugust 3, 2006
Next general2018
Term limitsN/A
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Allan B. Heard is the District 1 member of the Robertson County Board of Education in Tennessee. He won the general election unopposed on August 7, 2014. He was first elected to the board on August 3, 2006.



See also: Robertson County Schools elections (2014)


The general election in Robertson County featured two seats up for election on August 7, 2014. Stoney Crockett won re-election in District 2 against challenger Gary N. Lima. Incumbent Allan B. Heard won his election unopposed to retain his District 1 seat.


Robertson County Schools, District 1 General Election, 4-year term, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAllan B. Heard Incumbent 100% 1,308
Total Votes 1,308
Source: The Tennessean, "Robertson County election results," August 7, 2014


The Robertson County Election Commission does not publish and freely disclose school board candidate campaign finance reports.


Heard did not receive any endorsements during the election.

About the district

See also: Robertson County Schools, Tennessee
Robertson County Schools is located in Robertson County, Tennessee
Robertson County Schools is located in Robertson County, Tennessee. The county seat of Robertson County is Springfield. Robertson County is home to 67,383 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1] In the 2011-2012 school year, Robertson County Schools was the 15th-largest school district in Tennessee and served 11,457 students.[2]


Robertson County underperformed in comparison to the rest of Tennessee in terms of education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 16.3 percent of Robertson County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 23.5 percent for Tennessee as a whole. The median household income for Robertson County was $52,588 compared to $44,140 for the state of Tennessee. The percentage of people below poverty level for Robertson County was 13.0 percent while it was 17.3 percent for the state of Tennessee.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2012[1]
Race Robertson County (%) Tennessee (%)
White 89.8 79.3
Black or African American 7.7 17.0
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.5 0.4
Asian 0.6 1.4
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or more race 1.4 1.6
Hispanic or Latino 6.1 4.8

Presidential Voting Pattern, Robertson County[3]
Year Democratic Vote Republican Vote
2012 8,290 17,643
2008 9,318 17,903
2004 9,865 15,331
2000 10,249 9,675

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[4][5]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 United States Census Bureau, "Robertson County, Tennessee," accessed April 16, 2013
  2. National Center for Education Statistics, "ELSI Table Generator," accessed April 22, 2014
  3. Tennessee Secretary of State, "Election Results," accessed June 25, 2014
  4. United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
  5. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off from being exactly 100 percent. This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.