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George Davis (Iowa)

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George Davis
Board member, Dubuque School Board, At-large
Former member
Elections and appointments
Last electionSeptember 10, 2013
First electedSeptember 2006
Term limitsN/A
Office website
George Davis was an at-large member on the Dubuque Community School Board. He was defeated in his re-election bid on September 10, 2013. Davis was first elected to the board in September 2006.


Davis is an attorney in private practice with the Locher & Locher law firm. Prior to beginning his law practice, he was a Certified Public Accountant with McGladrey & Pullen and Deloitte & Touche. He has taught accounting, auditing, tax and business law courses in the Clarke College Time Saver program since 1998. Davis and his wife, Chris, have two children in district schools.[1]



See also: Dubuque Community Schools elections (2013)


Davis placed last out of four candidates for three available seats on the board on September 10, 2013.


Dubuque Community Schools, At-large General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJim Prochaska 33.1% 2,559
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngCraig Beytien Incumbent 27% 2,085
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngTerra Siegert 23% 1,773
     Nonpartisan George Davis Incumbent 16.9% 1,304
Total Votes 7,721
Source: The Telegraph Herald, "Beytien, Prochaska, Siegert elected to Dubuque school board," September 10, 2013


As of September 5, 2013, Davis had not received any contributions nor reported any expenses to the Iowa Ethics and Campaign Disclosure Board.[2]

Candidate Contributions Expenditures Cash on hand
George Davis $0 $0 $0
Terra Siegert $1,622.00 $821.49 $800.51


David finished second out of six candidates to win re-election to the board.

Dubuque Community Schools, At-Large Position, 4-year term, 2009
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngCraig Beytien 17.4% 1,813
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Davis 22.1% 2,301
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngOtto Krueger 22.8% 2,374
     Nonpartisan David Patton 12.5% 1,298
     Nonpartisan Ted Stieber 14.2% 1,481
     Nonpartisan Breyan Strickler 10.9% 1,130
Total Votes 10,397
Source: Dubuque County School Election 2009, accessed August 13, 2013

About the district

See also: Dubuque Community Schools, Iowa
Iowa Dubuque Map.png
Dubuque Community Schools is located in Dubuque, Iowa. According to the 2010 US Census, Dubuque is home to 58,155 residents.[3] The district lies on the eastern border of Iowa and is 201 miles east of Des Moines.


The median household income in Dubuque in 2011 was $43,362 compared to $50,451 for the state of Iowa. The poverty rate was 11.8% in Dubuque compared to 11.9% statewide. The graduation rate for Dubuque was 90.0% whereas statewide the graduation rate for Iowa is 90.3%.[4]

Racial Demographics, 2012[5]
Race Dubuque City (%) Iowa (%)
White 91.7% 91.3%
Black or African American 4.0% 2.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.3% 0.4%
Asian 1.1% 1.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.5% 0.1%
Two or More Races 1.8% 1.8%
Hispanic or Latino 2.4% 5.0%

Party Affiliation, 2013[6]
Party Registered Voters  % of Total
Democratic 24,887 39.9%
Unaffiliated 22,627 36.3%
Republican 14,781 23.7%
Other 102 0.2%

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