|School Board Member, Matanuska-Susitna Borough School Board, Seat G|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||October 1, 2013|
|Appointed by||Matanuska-Susitna Borough School Board|
|Master's||University of Alaska: Anchorage|
David Cheezem graduated from the University of Alaska:Anchorage with a Master's of Fine Arts in Creative Writing. He is the co-owner of Fireside Books and GoodBooksBadCoffee.com in Palmer, AK. He was first appointed to the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School Board in 2013.
|Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District, Seat G, 3-year term, 2013|
|Nonpartisan||David Cheezum Incumbent||45.1%||4,391|
|Source: Matanuska Susitna Borough, "October 2013 General Election Unofficial Results," accessed November 21, 2013|
As of September 25, 2013, Cheezem had not disclosed any campaign finance expenditures or contributions to the Alaska Secretary of State.
David Cheezem did not receive any official endorsements.
About the district
Matanuska-Susitna Borough underperforms the rest of Alaska based on percentage of people below poverty level, but outperforms the rest of Alaska in high school graduation rates and median household income. The median household income for Matanuska-Susitna Borough is $70,343 when compared to $69,014 for the state of Alaska. The percentage of people below poverty level for Matanuska-Susitna Borough is 9.7% while it is 9.5% for the state of Alaska. 92.3% of persons over the age of 25 have a high school degree, while 91.4% of Alaska residents have a high school degree. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 20.9% of Matanuska-Susitna Borough residents aged 25 or older have a bachelor's degree, while the same rate is 27.2% for the state of Alaska.
|2010 Census Data for Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska|
|Race||Kenai Peninsula Borough||State of Alaska|
|Black or African American||1.2%||3.7%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||5.8%||14.8%|
|Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander||0.3||1.2%|
|Two or more race||6.4%||7.1%|
|Hispanic or Latino||4.1%||6.1%|
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