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Amy Dees
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Board member, Coweta County Board of Education, District 1
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Last electionMay 20, 2014
Next generalMay 2018
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Amy Dees is the District 1 incumbent on the Coweta County Board of Education in Georgia. She defeated challenger Monica Terrell in the general election on May 20, 2014.



See also: Coweta County School System elections (2014)


Amy Dees ran against challenger Monica Terrell in the general election on May 20, 2014.


Coweta County School System, District 1, 4-year term, May 20, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAmy Dees Incumbent 68.1% 1,379
     Nonpartisan Monica Terrell 31.9% 647
Total Votes 2,026
Source: Georgia Secretary of State, "Election Results," May 20, 2014 These results are unofficial.

About the district

See also: Coweta County School System, Georgia
Coweta County School System is located in Coweta County, Georgia
Coweta County School System is located in Coweta County, Georgia. The county seat of Coweta County is Newnan. Coweta County is home to 127,317 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1] Coweta County School System is the 19th-largest school district in Georgia, serving 22,346 students students during the 2013-2014 school year.[2]


Coweta County underperformed in comparison to the rest of Georgia in terms of higher education achievement and overperformed in terms of median household income in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 26.1 percent of Coweta County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 27.8 percent for Georgia as a whole. The median household income in Coweta County was $60,675 compared to $49,604 for the state of Georgia. The poverty rate in Coweta County was 11.8 percent compared to 17.4 percent for the entire state.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2013[1]
Race Coweta County (%) Georgia (%)
White 78.1 62.8
Black or African American 17.9 31.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.4 0.5
Asian 1.7 3.5
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 1.8 1.8
Hispanic or Latino 6.8 9.2

Presidential Voting Pattern[3]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%) Other Vote (%)
2012 27.3 71.4 1.3
2008 28.9 70.3 0.8
2004 25.0 74.5 0.5
2000 29.1 68.3 2.6

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, "Coweta County, Georgia," accessed May 14, 2014
  2. Georgia Department of Education, "Enrollment by Ethnicity/Race , Gender and Grade Level (PK-12)," accessed July 2, 2014
  3. Georgia Secretary of State, "Current and Past Election Results," accessed November 14, 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.