Frederick County Public Schools elections (2013)

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2013 Frederick County Public Schools Elections

General Election date:
November 5, 2013
Table of Contents
About the district
Method of election
Elections
What was at stake?
Key deadlines
Additional measures
External links
References
See also
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Frederick County Public Schools
Frederick County, Virginia ballot measures
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Three seats were up for election on the Frederick County School Board on November 5, 2013. Unopposed incumbents Peggy Clark, John Lamanna and Frank E. Wright retained their Redbud, Shawnee and Stonewall District seats, respectively.

About the district

See also: Frederick County Public Schools, Virginia
Frederick County Public Schools is located in Frederick County, Virginia.
Frederick County Public Schools is located in Frederick County, Virginia. The county seat of Frederick County is Winchester. Frederick County is home to 81,319 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[1] In the 2011-2012 school year, Frederick County Public Schools was the 21st-largest school district in Virginia and served 13,035 students.[2]

Demographics

Frederick County outperformed the rest of Virginia in terms of higher education achievement in 2013. The United States Census Bureau found that 27.5 percent of Frederick County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 35.2 percent for Virginia as a whole. The median household income in Frederick County was $68,424 compared to $63,907 for the state of Virginia. The poverty rate in Frederick County was 7.1 percent compared to 11.3 percent for the entire state.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2013[1]
Race Frederick County (%) Virginia (%)
White 91.6 70.8
Black or African American 4.6 19.7
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.5 0.5
Asian 1.4 6.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.1
Two or More Races 1.9 2.7
Hispanic or Latino 7.1 8.6

Presidential Voting Pattern, Frederick County[3]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%)
2012 34.9 62.8
2008 38.6 59.9
2004 31.0 67.9
2000 32.0 65.1

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.[4][5]

Method of board member selection

The Frederick County School Board consists of seven members who serve four-year terms. Six of those members serve by magisterial districts, and one serves at-large. FCPS did not hold a primary election, and the general election was held on November 5, 2013. Though the board is officially partisan, all current members ran as independents in the last race.[6]

Elections

2013

Candidates

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  • John Lamanna
    • Incumbent
    • Executive Director, Timber Ridge School

Election results

Frederick County Public Schools, Redbud District General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngPeggy Clark Incumbent 99.1% 2,535
     Independent Write-in votes 0.9% 24
Total Votes 2,559
Source: Frederick County, Virginia, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013


Frederick County Public Schools, Shawnee District General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Lamanna Incumbent 99.2% 2,892
     Independent Write-in votes 0.8% 22
Total Votes 2,914
Source: Frederick County, Virginia, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013


Frederick County Public Schools, Stonewall District General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngFrank E. Wright Incumbent 98.9% 2,309
     Independent Write-in votes 1.1% 25
Total Votes 2,334
Source: Frederick County, Virginia, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013

Endorsements

No endorsements were made in this election.

Campaign finance

No contributions or expenditures were reported during the election, according to the Virginia State Board of Elections.[7]

Past elections

What was at stake?

Three seats were up for election on the Frederick County Public School Board. All three incumbents ran unopposed races and won re-election of their district seats.

Key deadlines

The following dates were key deadlines for the Frederick County Public School Board election in 2013:[8]

Deadline Event
June 11, 2013 Last day to file nominating petitions
October 15, 2013 Last day to register to vote
November 5, 2013 Election day

Additional elections on the ballot

This election shared the ballot with other municipal and school board elections, as well as the statewide offices for governor, lieutenant governor and attorney general.

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