Jennie Belval

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Jennie Belval
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Board Member, Boulder Valley School District, District F
Term ends
November 2017
Years in position 5
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 3, 2009
Next generalNovember, 2017
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Virginia
J.D.University of Texas
Office website
Jennie Belval currently represents District F on the Boulder Valley School District Board of Education in Colorado. She was first elected to the chamber in 2009. Due to a lack of opposition, the school district canceled the general election scheduled for November 5, 2013 and certified Belval as the District F winner.[1]


Belval resides in Boulder County, Colorado. Belval received a Bachelor's degree from the University of Virginia before earning her J.D. from the University of Texas. In her career, she has worked as an attorney in multiple states as well as advising the Boulder Valley School District regarding talented and gifted education.[2]



See also: Boulder Valley School District elections (2013)


Belval ran unopposed and kept the District F seat after the school district canceled the general election on November 5, 2013.[1]


Belval reported no contributions or expenditures to the Colorado Secretary of State[3]


Belval did not receive any official endorsements for her 2013 campaign.


Boulder Valley School District, District F General Election, 4-year term, 2009
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngJennie Belval 59.5% 13,065
     Nonpartisan Louise Benson 40.5% 8,903
Total Votes 21,968
Source: Boulder County, Colorado, "Official 2009 Coordinated Election Results for Boulder County," accessed October 8, 2013

What was at stake?

Three seats were at stake, including that of the board's vice president, Dr. Lesley Smith. She was ineligible to run for another term because of Amendment 17 to the Colorado Constitution, which states that no "elected official of district....shall serve more than two consecutive terms in office."[4] Newcomer Tina Marquis filled the District B seat, while no challengers filed against District E or F incumbents Tom Miers and Jennie Belval.

About the district

See also: Boulder Valley School District, Colorado
Boulder Valley School District is located in Boulder County, Colorado
Boulder Valley School District is located in Boulder County, Colorado. The county seat of Boulder County is Boulder. According to the 2010 US Census, Boulder County is home to 305,318 residents.[5]


Boulder County outperformed the rest of Colorado in terms of its average household income and higher education achievement, but underperformed in terms of its poverty rate in 2011. The median household income in Boulder County is $66,479 compared to $57,685 for the state of Colorado. The poverty rate in Boulder County is 13.1% compared to 12.5% for the entire state. The U.S. Census also found that 57.7% of Boulder County residents aged 25 years and older attained a bachelor's degree compared to 36.3% in Colorado as a whole.[5]

Racial Demographics, 2012[5]
Race Boulder County (%) Colorado (%)
White 91.2 88.3
Black or African American 1.1 4.3
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.9 1.6
Asian 4.3 2.9
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.1 0.2
Two or More Races 2.4 2.7
Hispanic or Latino 13.7 20.9

Party Affiliation, 2013[6]
Party Registered Voters  % of Total
Democratic 99,321 40.53
Unaffiliated 95,528 38.98
Republican 46,296 18.89
Libertarian 2,265 0.92
Green 1,379 0.56
American Constitution 276 0.12

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.[7]

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