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Hazelwood School District elections (2014)

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2014 Hazelwood School District Elections

General Election date:
April 8, 2014
Table of Contents
About the district
Method of election
Elections
What was at stake?
Key deadlines
Additional elections
External links
References
See also
Missouri
Hazelwood School District
St. Louis County, Missouri ballot measures
Local ballot measures, Missouri
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Three seats on the Hazelwood School District school board were up for general election on April 8, 2014.

About the district

Hazelwood School District, Missouri
Hazelwood School District is located in St. Louis County in Floissant, Missouri. It is located in the largest county in Missouri. According to the 2010 United States Census, Florissant is home to 52,158 residents.[1]

Demographics

Florissant outperformed the state average in median household income and residents living below the poverty level. The United States Census Bureau found that 20.6 percent of Florissant residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 25.8 percent for Missouri as a whole. The median household income in Florissant was $51,529 compared to $47,333 for the state of Missouri. The poverty rate in Florissant was 15.0 percent compared to 8.6 percent for the entire state.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2010[1]
Race Florissant (%) Missouri (%)
White 69.3 82.8
Black or African American 26.8 11.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.2 0.5
Asian 0.8 1.6
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Z 0.1
Two or More Races 2.3 2.1
Hispanic or Latino 2.0 3.5

Note: The United States Census Bureau considers "Hispanic or Latino" to be a place of origin, not a race. Therefore, the Census allows citizens to report both their race and that they are from a "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin simultaneously. As a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table will exceed 100.0%. Each column will add up to 100.0% after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages.[2]

Method of board member selection

The Hazelwood School District Board of Education consists of seven members elected to four-year terms with all seats being elected at-large. There was no primary election, and the general election was held on April 8, 2014.[3] Three at-large seats were on the ballot in 2014, and the remaining seats will appear on the ballot in 2016.[4]

The filing deadline for school board candidates to get on the ballot in the general election was January 21, 2014.[5]

Elections

2014

Candidates

At-large

Election results

Ann Gibbons, Charles Woods and Brenda C. Youngblood defeated two challengers in the general election on April 8, 2014.

Hazelwood School District Board of Education, At Large General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngBrenda Youngblood Incumbent 27.8% 3,869
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAnn Gibbons Incumbent 22.7% 3,156
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Woods Incumbent 22% 3,064
     Nonpartisan Donna Harrell-Saddler 14.5% 2,010
     Nonpartisan David J. Pilla 13% 1,808
Total Votes 13,907
Source: St. Louis County Election Authority, "APRIL 8, 2014 GENERAL MUNICIPAL ELECTION RESULTS," accessed April 9, 2014

Endorsements

No candidate received an endorsement in this election.

Campaign finance

No candidate filed a campaign finance report with the Missouri Ethics Commission.[6]

Past elections

What was at stake?

Three seats on the school board were up for election on April 8, 2014. The election featured incumbents Brenda C. Youngblood, Charles Woods and Ann Gibbons facing two challengers.[3]

Issues in the district

Guns on campus

Two students were arrested on January 22, 2014 after two handguns were found inside a parked car in the Hazelwood Central High School parking lot. A school administrators and two school resource officers were drawn to the location by a reported commotion. The school resource officers searched the vehicle and found two handguns underneath the drivers seat. Two former Hazelwood students fled the scene, while two current Hazelwood students were taken into custody for questioning and later arrested. Hazelwood school officials requested extra security officer be present during student arrival and dismissal.[7]

Key deadlines

The following dates were key deadlines for the Hazelwood School District election in 2014:[5]

Deadline Event
December 17, 2013 First Day for Candidate Filing
January 21, 2014 Last Day for Candidate Filing
January 28, 2014 Deadline for entities to certify elections to election authority
February 25, 2014 First Day for Absentee Voting
April 2, 2014 Last Day Absentee Ballot can be mailed
March 12, 2014 Voter Registration deadline
April 8, 2014 Election day

Additional elections on the ballot

The April 8, 2014 General Municipal Election featured races for local, municipal and school positions. Additional election information is available on the Hazelwood School District Board of Election Commissioners website.[8]

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