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|Board member, Sullivan County Board of Education, District 4|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||August 7, 2014|
- See also: Sullivan County Schools elections (2014)
The general election in Sullivan County featured three seats up for election on August 7, 2014. Michael W. Hughes won the District 4 seat, defeating challenger Bruce Reed and incumbent Robyn Ivester. Incumbents Dan Wells and Jerry Greene won their elections unopposed, retaining their Districts 2 and 6 seats respectively.
|Sullivan County Schools, District 4 General Election, 4-year term, 2014|
|Nonpartisan||Michael W. Hughes||47.9%||1,362|
|Nonpartisan||Robyn Ivester Incumbent||38.5%||1,094|
|Source: Sullivan County Election Commission, "Cumulative Report — Unofficial," accessed August 7, 2014 These election results are unofficial. They will be updated once certified election results are available.|
The Sullivan County Election Commission does not publish and freely disclose school board candidate campaign finance reports.
Reed did not receive any endorsements during the election.
About the district
- See also: Sullivan County Schools, Tennessee
Sullivan County underperformed in comparison to the rest of Tennessee in terms of education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 20.6 percent of Sullivan 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 Sullivan County was $40,025 compared to $44,140 for the state of Tennessee. The percentage of people below poverty level for Sullivan County was 16.9 percent while it was 17.3 percent for the state of Tennessee.
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.
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- United States Census Bureau, "Sullivan County, Tennessee," accessed April 16, 2013
- National Center for Education Statistics, "ELSI Table Generator," accessed April 22, 2014
- Tennessee Secretary of State, "Election Results," accessed June 25, 2014
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
|2014 Sullivan County Schools Elections|
|Sullivan County, Tennessee|
|Election date:||August 7, 2014|
|Candidates:||District 2: • Incumbent, Dan Wells|
District 6: • Incumbent, Jerry Greene
|Important information:||Key deadlines • Additional elections on the ballot|