Annette Buchanan

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Annette Buchanan
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Board member, Washington County Board of Education, District 1
Term ends
Elections and appointments
Last electionAugust 7, 2014
First electedAugust 7, 2014
Next generalAugust 2018
Term limitsN/A

Annette Buchanan is a member-elect for one of three District 1 positions on the Washington County Board of Education in Tennessee. The general election was held on August 7, 2014.



See also: Washington County Schools elections (2014)


The August 7, 2014, general election ballot for District 1 included incumbents Keith Ervin, Jack Leonard and Chad A. Williams, as well as challenger Annette Buchanan. The ballot for District 3 included incumbents David L. Hammond Jr. and Clarence Mabe, as well as challengers Todd Hull, Mike Masters and Scott Utsman.


Washington County Schools, District 1, 4-year term, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJack Leonard Incumbent 25.6% 2,423
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngKeith Ervin Incumbent 24.8% 2,353
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAnnette Buchanan 24.8% 2,347
     Nonpartisan Chad A. Williams Incumbent 24.6% 2,331
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 0.2% 17
Total Votes 9,471
Source: Washington County Election Commission, "Unofficial Results," accessed August 7, 2014 These election results are unofficial. They will be updated once certified election results are available.


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


Buchanan did not receive any official endorsements in this election.

About the district

See also: Washington County Schools, Tennessee
Washington County Schools is located in Washington County, Tennessee
Washington County Schools is located in Washington County, Tennessee. The county seat of Washington County is Jonesborough. Washington County is home to 122,979 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1] Washington County Schools is the 20th-largest school district in Tennessee, serving 9,223 students during the 2011-2012 school year.[2]


Washington County overperformed in comparison to the rest of Tennessee in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 28.9 percent of Washington 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 in Washington County was $42,995 compared to $44,140 for the state of Tennessee. The poverty rate in Washington County was 17.5 percent compared to 17.3 percent for the entire state.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2012[1]
Race Washington County (%) Tennessee (%)
White 92.3 79.3
Black or African American 4.3 17.0
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.4 0.4
Asian 1.3 1.6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0 0.1
Two or More Races 1.7 1.6
Hispanic or Latino 3.1 4.8

Presidential Voting Pattern, Washington County[3]
Year Democratic Vote Republican Vote
2012 14,325 32,808
2008 15,941 32,341
2004 14,944 29,735
2000 14,769 22,579

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.[4]

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