Carole Mineo

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Carole Mineo
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Board member, Newburgh Enlarged City Board of Education, At-large
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Years in position 0
Elections and appointments
Last electionMay 20, 2014
First electedMay 20, 2014
Next general2016
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sState University of New York at New Paltz
Master'sState University of New York at New Paltz
OtherState University of New York at New Paltz
ProfessionRetired educator
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Carole Mineo is an at-large member of the Newburgh Enlarged City Board of Education in New York. She won the general election on May 20, 2014.


Carole Mineo is a resident of Orange County, New York. Mineo earned her B.A. degree in secondary education and Spanish, her M.S. degree in elementary education and her C.A.S. degree in educational administration from the State University of New York at New Paltz. She spent 33 years as an educator in the Newburgh Enlarged City School District before she retired as the principal of Gidney Avenue Memorial School.[1]



See also: Newburgh Enlarged City School District elections (2014)


Carole Mineo, Kenneth Copertino, William Swart and Darren Stridiron defeated incumbents Dawn Fucheck, Mark Levinstein and Thomas Woodhull and seven fellow challengers for the four at-large seats in the general election on May 20, 2014.

One of the seats up for election was vacated as a result of the death of board member Judith A. McAfee. The candidate who received the most votes but who was not an incumbent, Carole Mineo, received that seat, which carried an unexpired two-year term.[2]


Newburgh Enlarged City School District, At-Large General Election, 3-year term, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngCarole Mineo 14.1% 1,601
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngKenneth Copertino 12.7% 1,445
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Swart 11.7% 1,333
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngDarren Stridiron 11.2% 1,275
     Nonpartisan George Bowles, Jr. 7.1% 808
     Nonpartisan Dawn Fucheck Incumbent 7% 791
     Nonpartisan Sheila Murphy 6.7% 763
     Nonpartisan Mark Levinstein Incumbent 6.3% 716
     Nonpartisan Runston Lewis 5.7% 652
     Nonpartisan Thomas Woodhull Incumbent 4.4% 503
     Nonpartisan David Rein 3.9% 442
     Nonpartisan Robert Pagliaro 3.8% 427
     Nonpartisan Andres Arestin 2.9% 326
     Nonpartisan Nathan Vesely 2.6% 290
Total Votes 11,372
Source: Newburgh Enlarged City School District, "School & Library Budget Vote and School Board Election - 5/20/14," accessed July 10, 2014


Mineo did not file a campaign finance report with the New York State Board of Elections during the election.[3][4]


Mineo did not receive any endorsements during the election.

Campaign themes


In a survey conducted by the school district, Mineo stated that the following should be the district's top priorities in 2014:

To provide a safe environment in which all students can learn, to provide fiscal responsibility, to provide open dialog with all stakeholders.[5]

—Newburgh Enlarged City School District candidate survey, (2014), [1]

About the district

See also: Newburgh Enlarged City School District, New York
Newburgh Enlarged City School District is located in Orange County, New York
Newburgh Enlarged City School District is located in Orange County, New York. The county seat of Orange County is Goshen, New York. Orange County is home to 375,592 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[6] Newburgh Enlarged City is the 10th-largest school district in New York, serving 11,544 students during the 2011-2012 school year.[7]


Orange County underperformed in comparison to the rest of New York in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 28.7 percent of Orange County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 32.8 percent for New York as a whole. The median household income in Orange County was $70,712 compared to $57,683 for the state of New York. The poverty rate in Orange County was 11.7 percent compared to 14.9 percent for the entire state.[6]

Racial Demographics, 2012[6]
Race Orange County (%) New York (%)
White 82.5 71.2
Black or African American 11.4 17.5
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.8 1.0
Asian 2.6 8.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 2.6 2.2
Hispanic or Latino 18.8 18.2

2013 Party Affiliation, Orange County[8]
Party Registered Voters  % of Total
Democratic 80,527 36.54
Republican 72,685 32.98
Independent 11,734 5.32
Constitution 4,118 1.87
Working Families 1,049 0.48
Green 497 0.23
Other 84 0.04
Unaffiliated 49,697 22.54

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.[9]

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