Donna Dearman

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Donna Dearman
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Candidate, Matanuska-Susitna Borough School Board, Seat F
Elections and appointments
First electedOctober 1, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Donna Dearman is the member-elect of the Seat F position of the Matanuska-Susitna Borough School Board. She was opposed by three other candidates, including incumbent Neal Lacy.



See also: Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District Elections (2013)


Matanuska-Susitna Borough School Board Seat F, General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngDonna Dearman 29.7% 2,435
     Nonpartisan Stephen C. Jacobson 23.5% 1,921
     Nonpartisan Neal T. Lacy Incumbent 28.1% 2,300
     Nonpartisan James A. "Jim" Tapley 17.1% 1,398
Total Votes 8,186
Source: [ Matanuska-Susitna Borough, "Election Summary Report October 3, 2012 Regular Election"] (dead link)


As of September 25, 2013, Dearman had not disclosed any campaign finance expenditures or contributions to the Alaska Secretary of State.[1]


Donna Dearman did not receive any official endorsements for her campaign.

About the district

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The Matanuska-Susitna Borough School District is located approximately 35 miles north of Anchorage in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough in an area commonly known as the “Valley.” The district spans approximately 25,000 square miles, an area larger than the entire state of West Virginia. According to the 2010 Census it is home to approximately 88,995 residents.[2]


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[3]
Race Kenai Peninsula Borough State of Alaska
White 84.8% 67.5%
Black or African American 1.2% 3.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native 5.8% 14.8%
Asian 1.4% 5.7%
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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