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|Former candidate for|
|Vineland Board of Education, At-large|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
Testa-McCann worked as a language arts teacher and literacy coach in the district until her retirement. Her husband, Tom McCann, is currently the principal of Vineland High School South.
- See also: Vineland Public Schools elections (2013)
Testa-McCann ran for a one-year unexpired term on the board against four other candidates on November 5, 2013.
|Vineland Public School Board, 1-year unexpired term, November 5, 2013|
|Source: Cumberland County Clerk, "2013 General Election Results," accessed January 29, 2014|
Testa-McCann reported no contributions or expenditures to the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
Testa-McCann received no endorsements during this election.
What was at stake?
Incumbents Scott English and Alan Mounier sought re-election to the board against four challengers on November 5, 2013. Frank Bongiovanni was appointed to replace Carols Mercado until the general election. English won re-election while the two remaining spots were filled by Richard Baruffi and Brian DeWinne. Tom Ulrich ran for the unexpired one-year term left by Carlos Mercado rather than pursuing another full term and won election to that seat.
About the district
- See also: Vineland Public Schools, New Jersey
Vineland lagged behind state rates for poverty, median income and higher education achievement in 2010. The city had a poverty rate of 13.1% in the 2010 U.S. Census while the state rate was 9.4%. The 2010 U.S. Census calculated Vineland's median income at $54,978 while the state median income was $71,180. The percentage of city residents over 25 years old with undergraduate degrees (16.8%) is below the state average (35%).
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.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Geralynn + Testa + McCann + Vineland + Schools"
- All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.
- TheDailyJournal.com, "5 throw hats in ring for Vineland school board seat," September 8, 2013
- New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission, "Standard Search," accessed December 27, 2013
- 2010 U.S. Census, "Quick Facts: Vineland," accessed October 22, 2013
- Cumberland County Board of Elections, "Election Results," accessed October 22, 2013
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014
- Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off from being exactly 100 percent. This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.