Darby Jo Arakelian

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Darby Jo Arakelian
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Board member, Rockwood Board of Education, At-large
Former member
Elections and appointments
Last electionApril 8, 2014
AppointedMarch 2013
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Denver
Master'sGeorge Washington University
Darby Jo Arakelian was a member on the Rockwood school board in Missouri, where was appointed in March 2013 to fill a vacancy. She was defeated by fellow incumbents Matt Doell, Keith Kinder and newcomer Dominque Paul in the general election on April 8, 2014.


Arakelian has her Bachelor's degree from the University of Denver and her Master's degree from George Washington University. She has more than 15 years experience in various roles to the U.S. Federal Government, including time with the Central Intelligence Agency. She and her husband have two children.[1]



See also: Rockwood School District elections (2014)


Darby Jo Arakelian was opposed by fellow incumbents Matt Doell and Keith Kinder and challengers Dominque Paul and Eileen Tyrrell for the three at-large seats on April 8, 2014.

Election results

Rockwood School District, At-Large General Election, 3-year term, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngMatt Doell Incumbent 25.9% 6,352
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngKeith Kinder Incumbent 25.4% 6,232
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngDominque Paul 21.8% 5,352
     Nonpartisan Eileen Tyrrell 14.2% 3,488
     Nonpartisan Darby Jo Arakelian Incumbent 12.2% 2,986
     Nonpartisan Write-in votes 0.4% 101
Total Votes 24,511
Source: St. Louis County, Missouri, "General Municipal Election Official Results," accessed June 20, 2014


Arakelian did not file a campaign finance report with the Missouri Ethics Commission in this election.[2]


Arakelian did not receive an endorsement in this election.

What was at stake?

Three seats on the Rockwood school board were up for general election on April 8, 2014. Incumbents Matt Doell, Keith Kinder and newcomer Dominque Paul defeated incumbent Darby Jo Arakelian and challenger Eileen Tyrrell for the three at-large seats.

About the district

Rockwood School District is located in St. Louis County, Missouri
Rockwood School District is located in St. 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.[3]


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.[3]

Racial Demographics, 2010[3]
Race St. Louis County (%) Missouri (%)
White 70.5 82.8
Black or African American 23.6 11.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.2 0.5
Asian 3.8 1.6
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.[4]

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