LaDonna Shiflet

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LaDonna Shiflet
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Board Member, Rockingham County Public Schools, District 1
Incumbent
Term ends
2017
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 5, 2013
First electedNovember 5, 2013
Next generalNovember 7, 2017
Term limitsN/A
LaDonna Shiflet is the District 1 incumbent on the Rockingham County School Board. She ran unopposed in the general election on November 5, 2013.

Elections

2013

See also: Rockingham County Public Schools elections (2013)

Results

Rockingham County Public Schools, District 1, 4-year term, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Independent Green check mark transparent.pngLaDonna Shiflet 62.2% 2,203
     Independent Write-in Votes 37.8% 1,336
Total Votes 3,539
Source: Rockingham County, Virginia, "November 2013 General Election Official Results," accessed December 12, 2013

Endorsements

Shiflet was not endorsed in this campaign.

Funding

Shiflet reported no contributions or expenditures to the Virginia State Board of Elections.[1]

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 district

See also: Rockingham County Public Schools, Virginia
Rockingham County Public Schools is located in Rockingham County, Virginia.
Rockingham County Public Schools is located in Rockingham County, Virginia. The county seat of Rockingham County is Harrisonburg. Rockingham County is home to 77,741 residents, according to the United States Census Bureau.[2] In the 2011-2012 school year, Rockingham County Public Schools was the 24th-largest school district in Virginia and served 11,802 students.[3]

Demographics

Rockingham County underperformed compared to the rest of Virginia in terms of higher education achievement in 2013. The United States Census Bureau found that 23.4 percent of Rockingham County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 35.2 percent for Virginia as a whole. The median household income in Rockingham County was $52,195 compared to $63,907 for the state of Virginia. The poverty rate in Rockingham County was 10.4 percent compared to 11.3 percent for the entire state.[2]

Racial Demographics, 2013[2]
Race Rockingham County (%) Virginia (%)
White 95.3 70.8
Black or African American 2.0 19.7
American Indian and Alaska Native 0.6 0.5
Asian 0.7 6.1
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0.0 0.1
Two or More Races 1.4 2.7
Hispanic or Latino 5.9 8.6

Presidential Voting Pattern, Rockingham County[4]
Year Democratic Vote (%) Republican Vote (%)
2012 28.9 69.4
2008 31.4 67.4
2004 24.9 74.4
2000 24.3 72.9

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 percent. Each column will add up to 100 percent after removing the "Hispanic or Latino" place of origin percentages, although rounding by the Census Bureau may make the total one- or two-tenths off from being exactly 100 percent.[5] This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.

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