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Ann K. Crow
|Ann K. Crow|
|Board member, Forsyth County Board of Education, District 1|
|Years in position||13|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
Crow earned her undergraduate degree from Auburn University. She is the president of Matrixtsbc, Inc., an accounting firm based in Cumming, Georgia. Crow is also a district director for the Georgia School Board Association. She and her husband, Roger, have three children.
- See also: Forsyth County Schools elections (2014)
|Forsyth County Schools, District 1 General Election, 4-year term, 2014|
|Republican||Ann K. Crow Incumbent||100%||8,832|
|Source: Georgia Secretary of State, "Forsyth County Official Election Results," accessed December 19, 2014|
|Forsyth County Schools, District 1 Republican Primary Election, 4-year term, 2014|
|Republican||Ann K. Crow Incumbent||55.7%||2,004|
|Republican||Amanda E. Nixon||22.3%||802|
|Source: Georgia Secretary of State, "OFFICIAL COUNTY RESULTS," May 20, 2014|
Crow reported no contributions or expenditures with the Georgia Government Transparency and Campaign Finance Commission.
Crow did not receive any official endorsements in this election.
Crow's campaign website listed her themes for the 2014 campaign:
As a member of the Forsyth County School Board, Ann Crow demonstrates leadership by setting high expectations. Ann Crow understands that a short sighted approach will not build the future our students deserve. Ann states, "It has been so encouraging to see the school system flourish based on decisions made at the beginning of my tenure. It motivates me to continue to reach higher and work harder. I know intricately the challenges on the horizon and I am confident I have developed a knowledge base and relationships to help take us to the next level."
Throughout her 12 year commitment, Ann Crow has always stayed true to the principles of good leadership. She is dedicated to using her experience and abilities to carry our school system into the next era. Ann states, "Stability and consistency will be critical as we move forward. I visit the schools regularly (in and out of my district) to make sure I continue see the big picture. I am so proud to invest my time and energy in the future of this county. I see good things happening, but we must stay focused on the long term goals. The next few years will be some of the most important."
Ann Crow knows the importance of qualified, knowledgeable board members. Ann explains, "Impactful leadership brings significant results to the students, the school system and the community. Forsyth County is rated as one of the top school systems in the nation and a county poised for continued growth. These results were a deliberate effort to construct a successful learning environment that impacts generations. The impact carries over into economic growth and a more prepared workforce."
—Ann K. Crow's campaign website, (2014), 
About the district
- See also: Forsyth County Schools, Georgia
Forsyth County outperformed the rest of Georgia in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 43.3 percent of Forsyth 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 Forsyth County was $87,585 compared to $49,604 for the state of Georgia. The poverty rate in Forsyth County was 6.7 percent compared to 17.4 percent for the entire state.
|Racial Demographics, 2012|
|Race||Forsyth County (%)||Georgia (%)|
|Black or African American||3.1||31.2|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.5||0.5|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.1||0.1|
|Two or More Races||1.4||1.8|
|Hispanic or Latino||9.6||9.2|
Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100 percent. 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.
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- Facebook, "Ann Crow for School Board," accessed May 22, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- Vote Ann Crow, "Home," accessed May 22, 2014
- United States Census Bureau, "Forsyth County, Georgia," accessed May 22, 2014
- National Center for Education Statistics, "ELSI Table Generator," accessed May 22, 2014
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
|2014 Forsyth County Schools Elections|
|Forsyth County, Georgia|
|Election date:||November 4, 2014|
|Candidates:||District 1: • Ann K. Crow • Amanda E. Nixon • Theodore Weiss|
District 2: • Kristin Morrissey
|Important information:||Key deadlines • Additional elections on the ballot|