|Board Member, Rockingham County Public Schools, District 3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
Elmore has a Bachelor's degree in engineering from Virginia Tech. Currently, he works with a local insurance carrier as a Regional Territory Manager. He has his wife, Pam, have three children, all of whom graduated from Spotswood High School.
|Rockingham County Public Schools, District 3, 4-year term, 2013|
|Source: Rockingham County, Virginia, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013|
Elmore was not endorsed in this campaign.
Elmore reported $2,768.04 in contributions and $2,768.04 in expenditures to the Virginia State Board of Elections.
For his campaign, Elmore stated the following on his website as his platform:
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What was at stake?
Two seats on the Rockingham County Public School Board were up for election on November 5, 2013. Those seats are for Districts 1 and 3, which were occupied by Anthony Slater and John J. Myers, Jr., respectively. Neither incumbent filed for re-election, so both seats were filled by new members.
About the districtRockingham County, Virginia. According to the 2010 U.S. Census, Rockingham County is home to 76,314 residents.
In terms of graduation rate and average household income, Rockingham County underperformed in these areas. The graduation rate was 78.9% compared to 86.6% statewide. Average household income was $51,775 compared to $63,302 in the entire state. In regards to poverty rate, Rockingham overperformed, with a poverty rate of 9.9%, while the poverty rate for Virginia was 10.7%.
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.
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- Jim Elmore for School Board, About the Candidate, accessed October 14, 2013
- Virginia State Board of Elections Campaign Finance Reports, accessed December 19, 2013
- Jim Elmore for School Board, Home, accessed October 14, 2013
- Quick Facts Accessed September 24, 2013]
- Virginia State Board of Elections, "Election Results," accessed September 24, 2013
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014