Angel McSwain

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Angel McSwain
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Former candidate for
Board member, Clayton County Board of Education, District 1
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Last electionMay 20, 2014
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Angel McSwain was a Democratic candidate for the District 1 seat on the Clayton County Board of Education in Georgia. She was defeated by incumbent Pamela Adamson in the primary election on May 20, 2014.



See also: Clayton County Public Schools elections (2014)


Angel McSwain ran against incumbent Pamela Adamson in the Democratic primary election on May 20, 2014.


Primary election
Clayton County Public Schools, District 1, 4-year term, May 20, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPamela Adamson Incumbent 58% 1,016
     Democratic Angel McSwain 42% 736
Total Votes 1,752
Source: Clayton County Board of Elections, "Official and Complete Election Results," May 20, 2014


McSwain did not file a campaign finance report with the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission in this election.


McSwain did not receive any endorsements in this election.

About the district

See also: Clayton County Public Schools, Georgia
Clayton County Public Schools is located in Clayton County, Georgia
Clayton County Public Schools is located in Clayton County, Georgia. The county seat of Clayton County is Jonesboro. Clayton County is home to 259,424 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1] Clayton County Public Schools is the fifth-largest school district in Georgia, serving 52,030 students during the 2013-2014 school year.[2]


Clayton County underperformed in comparison to the rest of Georgia in terms of higher education achievement and median household income in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 17.5 percent of Clayton 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 Clayton County was $42,569 compared to $49,604 for the state of Georgia. The poverty rate in Clayton County was 21.5 percent compared to 17.4 percent for the entire state.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2013[1]
Race Clayton County (%) Georgia (%)
White 25.1 62.8
Black or African American 67.0 31.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.6 0.5
Asian 5.1 3.5
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 2.1 1.8
Hispanic or Latino 13.4 9.2

Presidential Voting Pattern[3]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%) Other Vote (%)
2012 84.8 14.7 0.5
2008 83.0 16.6 0.4
2004 70.5 29.0 0.5
2000 65.4 32.6 2.0

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, "Clayton 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 July 1, 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.