Hilliard City Schools elections (2013)

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2013 Hilliard City Schools Elections

General Election date:
November 5, 2013
Table of Contents
About the district
Method of election
What was at stake?
Key deadlines
Additional elections
External links
See also
Hilliard City Schools
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Three seats were up for election on the Hilliard School Board. Incumbents Paul Lambert, Andy Teater and Lisa Whiting won re-election over challenger Brian Perry for the three at-large seats.

About the district

See also: Hilliard City Schools, Ohio
Hilliard City Schools is located in Franklin County, Ohio
Hilliard City Schools in Franklin County serves students in Hilliard, Columbus and five nearby communities. Hilliard's population was 28,435 according to the 2010 U.S. Census.[1]


Hilliard outperforms the rest of Ohio in terms of higher education attainment, median income and poverty rate. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 46.4% of Hilliard residents over 25 years old held undergraduate degrees compared to a 24.5% rate for the state of Ohio. Hilliard had a median income of $84,543 in 2010 compared to $48,071 for Ohio. The poverty rate for Hilliard was 4.8% in 2010 compared to an 14.8% rate for the rest of the state.[1]

Racial Demographics, 2012[1]
Race Hilliard (%) Ohio (%)
White 88.5 82.7
Black or African American 3 12.2
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.2 0.2
Asian 5.6 1.7
Two or More Races 1.9 2.1
Hispanic or Latino 2.3 3.1

Presidential Voting Pattern[2]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%)
2012 60.5 37.8
2008 59.6 38.9
2004 54.3 45
2000 48.8 47.8

Note: Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" percentage, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off. Read more about race and ethnicity in the Census here.[3]

Method of board member selection

The Hilliard School Board consists of five members who are elected at-large to four-year terms. There was no primary election on September 10, 2013 and the general election was held on November 5, 2013. Three seats on the board were up for election in 2013 and two seats will be on the ballot on November 3, 2015.[4]

Candidates for the Hilliard School Board must be 18 years old, a resident of the district and not hold city office concurrent to board service. The Franklin County Board of Elections required a $30 filing fee as well as at least 75 signatures by the filing deadline on August 7, 2013.[5]




  • Paul Lambert
    • Incumbent
    • Retired
  • Brian Perry
    • Attending, Capital University
  • Andy Teater
    • Incumbent
    • Graduate, Ohio State University
    • Owner, Teater Relocation Services, LLC
  • Lisa Whiting
    • Incumbent
    • Graduate, Ohio State University
    • Registered nurse, Nationwide Children's Hospital

Election results

Hilliard School Board, At-large General Election, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngLisa Whiting Incumbent 29% 4,507
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAndy Teater Incumbent 28.1% 4,370
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Lambert Incumbent 23.8% 3,706
     Nonpartisan Brian Perry 19% 2,956
Total Votes 15,539
Source: Franklin County Board of Elections, "Election Summary Report for General Election in Franklin County, Ohio," accessed December 13, 2013

Campaign finance

No contributions or expenditures were reported during the election, according to the Ohio Secretary of State.[6]

Past elections


Hilliard School Board, At-large, November 8, 2011
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngHeather Keck 33.6% 12,739
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Maggied Incumbent 24% 9,098
     Nonpartisan Justin Gardner 17.8% 6,777
     Nonpartisan Brian Perry 17.1% 6,477
     Nonpartisan Homer J. Logan, II 7.6% 2,877
Total Votes 37,968
Source: Franklin County Board of Elections (dead link)

What was at stake?

Incumbents Paul Lambert, Andy Teater and Lisa Whiting sought re-election to the board on November 5, 2013. They were joined on the ballot by newcomer Brian Perry, who was unsuccessful in the November 2011 board election.

Key deadlines

The following dates were key deadlines for the Hilliard School Board elections in 2013:[7]

Deadline Event
August 7, 2013 Last day to file nominating petitions for local nonpartisan races
October 24, 2013 Filing deadline for pre-election expense reports
November 5, 2013 Election day
November 26, 2013 Certification of election results by county officials
December 13, 2013 Filing deadline for post-election expense reports

Additional elections on the ballot

The Hilliard School Board elections shared the ballot with other local measures. Hilliard residents chose four members of the City Council while residents of Columbus voted on three City Council seats as well as candidates for City Attorney and City Auditor. Four seats on the Franklin County Municipal Court were up for election on November 5, 2013.[8][9]

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