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," accessed April 8, 2014 These election results are unofficial. They will be updated once certified election results are available.|
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.