Clarence Mabe

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Clarence Mabe
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Board member, Washington County Board of Education, District 3
Incumbent
Term ends
2018
Elections and appointments
Last electionAugust 7, 2014
First elected2002
Next generalAugust 2018
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sEast Tennessee State University
Master'sEast Tennessee State University
Personal
ProfessionRetired educator, business owner
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website

Clarence Mabe is a board member who represents District 3 on the Washington County Board of Education in Tennessee. He ran against fellow incumbent David L. Hammond Jr., in addition to challengers Todd Hull, Mike Masters and Scott Utsman in the general election on August 7, 2014. He was first elected to the board in 2002.

Biography

Mabe has both his bachelor's and master's degrees from East Tennessee State University. He is a retired coach, having taught physical education in Washington County. He is the co-owner of S & M Amusements, Inc. and a member of Crossroads Christian Church. He and his wife, Jama, have two sons.[1]

Elections

2014

See also: Washington County Schools elections (2014)

Opposition

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.

Results

Washington County Schools, District 3, 4-year term, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngClarence Mabe Incumbent 28% 3,607
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngMike Masters 20.2% 2,592
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngDavid L. Hammond Jr. Incumbent 19.7% 2,535
     Nonpartisan Todd Hull 16.3% 2,100
     Nonpartisan Scott Utsman 15.6% 2,007
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 0.2% 22
Total Votes 12,863
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.

Funding

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

Endorsements

Mabe 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.[2] Washington County Schools is the 20th-largest school district in Tennessee, serving 9,223 students during the 2011-2012 school year.[3]

Demographics

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.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2012[2]
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[4]
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.[5]

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