Jacob has both his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Houston. He has worked for several St. Louis-based companies including McDonnell-Douglas and Emerson. He is married with children and semi-retired.
- See also: Parkway Schools elections (2014)
|Parkway Schools, At-Large General Election, 3-year term, 2014|
|Nonpartisan||Chris Jacob Incumbent||23.7%||4,370|
|Nonpartisan||Dee Mogerman Incumbent||22%||4,048|
|Nonpartisan||Wade R. Wieser||15.3%||2,813|
|Source: St. Louis County, Missouri, "General Municipal Election Official Results," accessed June 20, 2014|
Jacob did not file a campaign finance report with the Missouri Ethics Commission in this election.
Jacob was endorsed by the Missouri National Education Association.
|Parkway Board of Education, At-large, 3-year term, April 5, 2011, 2011|
|Source: General Municipal Election, "St. Louis County, Missouri," accessed February 13, 2014|
What was at stake?
Three seats on the Parkway Schools school board were up for general election on April 8, 2014. Incumbents Chris Jacob, Dee Mogerman and newcomer Deborah Hopper defeated challengers Tim Sauer and Wade R. Wieser for the three at-large seats. Incumbent Bruce Major did not file for re-election of his seat.
About the districtSt. Louis County, Missouri. The county seat of St. Louis County is Clayton. The county's population was 221,939 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.
St. Louis County outperforms the rest of Missouri in terms of higher education attainment, median income and poverty rate. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 39.8% of St. Louis County residents over 25 years old held undergraduate degrees compared to a 25.8% rate for the state of Missouri. St. Louis County had a median income of $58,485 in 2010 compared to $47,333 for Missouri. The poverty rate for St. Louis County was 8.3% in 2010 compared to a 10.5% rate for the rest of the state.
|Racial Demographics, 2010|
|Race||St. Louis County (%)||Missouri (%)|
|Black or African American||23.6||11.6|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.2||0.5|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||0.1||0.1|
|Two or More Races||1.8||2.1|
|Hispanic or Latino||2.7||3.5|
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.
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- Parkway Schools, "2014 Board Candidates," accessed January 13, 2014
- Missouri Ethics Commission, "Campaign Finance Reports," accessed April 9, 2014
- Missouri National Education Administration, "Recommendations," accessed April 9, 2014
- U.S. Census, "Quick Facts: St. Louis County," accessed February 3, 2014
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
|2014 Parkway Schools Elections|
|St. Louis County, Missouri|
|Election date:||April 8, 2014|
|Candidates:||At-large: Deborah Hopper • Incumbent, Chris Jacob • Incumbent, Dee Mogerman • Tim Sauer • Wade R. Wieser|
|Important information:||What was at stake? • Key deadlines • Additional elections on the ballot|