J.J. Harvey

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J.J. Harvey
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Board member, Council Bluffs Board of Education, At-large
Term ends
Years in position 9
Board Vice President
Elections and appointments
Last electionSeptember 10, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Nebraska-Lincoln
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J.J. Harvey is an at-large member of the Council Bluffs Board of Education. She was first elected to the board in 2006 and won election to an unexpired two-year term on September 10, 2013.


Harvey earned a Bachelor's degree in Physical Education Teaching and Elementary Education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. She has been a physical education teacher at Bellevue Public Schools in Nebraska since 1983.[1] Harvey and her husband, Matt, have three children.



See also Council Bluffs Community School District elections (2013)


Harvey won re-election to the board without opposition in the September 10, 2013. She ran for a two-year unexpired term held by interim member Bobbette Behrens, who did not file for election.


Council Bluffs Community School District, At-large General Election, Unexpired 2-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJ.J. Harvey Incumbent 100% 635
Total Votes 635
Source: KMA Land, "Pottawattamie County Election Results," September 11, 2013

About the district

See also: Council Bluffs Community School District, Iowa
Council Bluffs Community School District is located in Pottawattamie County, IA
Council Bluffs Community School District is located in Council Bluffs, Iowa, which is also a county seat of Pottawattamie County, Iowa. According to the 2010 US Census, Council Bluffs is home to 62,230 residents.[2]


In terms of graduation rate, average household income and poverty rate, Council Bluffs underperformed in these areas. The graduation rate was 86.7% compared to 90.3% statewide. The average household income was $42,844 compared to $50,451 in the entire state. Council Bluffs had a poverty rate of 16.0%, while the poverty rate for Iowa was 11.9%.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2010[2]
Race Council Bluffs city (%) Iowa (%)
White 90.9 91.3
Hispanic or Latino 8.5 5.0
Black or African American 1.9 2.9
Asian 0.7 1.7
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.6 0.4
Two or More Races 2.4 1.8

Party Affiliation, 2013[3]
Party Registered Voters  % of Total
Republican 20,671 37.4%
Unaffiliated 18,632 33.7%
Democratic 15,884 28.7%
Other 65 0.1%

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