|Board member, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education, District 2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||September 10, 2013|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill|
Elliott earned her undergraduate degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She has been a chaplain with The Children's Home since 2011. Elliott has two children who attended district schools.
Laura Elliott is seeking election to one of four District 2 seats against Deanna Frazier Kaplan and Republican candidates Lori Goins Clark, Dana Caudill Jones, Irene May and Jeannie Metcalf in the general election on November 4, 2014.
Elliott has reported $99.00 in contributions and $99.00 in expenditures to the Forsyth County Board of Elections, leaving her campaign with no cash on hand as of April 30, 2014.
Elliott has not received any official endorsements as of April 30, 2014.
Elliott placed third in the Democratic primary for the Winston-Salem City Council Northwest Ward on September 10, 2013.
|Winston-Salem/Forsyth City Council, Northwest Ward General Election, 4-year term, 2010|
|Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections, "September 10, 2013 Municipal Primary," November 5, 2013|
About the districtWinston-Salem, the county seat of Forsyth County, North Carolina. According to the United States Census Bureau, Forsyth County is home to 361,220 residents. Forsyth County Schools is the fourth-largest school district in North Carolina, serving 53,340 students during the 2011-2012 school year.
Forsyth County outperformed the rest of North Carolina in terms of higher education achievement in 2012. The United States Census Bureau found that 31.6 percent of Forsyth County residents aged 25 years and older had attained a bachelor's degree compared to 26.8 percent for North Carolina as a whole. The median household income in Forsyth County was $45,809 compared to $46,450 for the state of North Carolina. The poverty rate in Forsyth County was 17.6 percent compared to 16.8 percent for the entire state.
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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- Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, North Carolina
- Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools elections (2014)
- Laura Elliot for City Council, "About Laura," accessed April 30, 2014
- Forsyth County Board of Elections, "Local Campaign Report: Board of Education," accessed April 29, 2014
- United States Census Bureau, "Forsyth County, North Carolina," accessed April 29, 2014
- National Center for Education Statistics, "ELSI Table Generator," accessed April 29, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Election Results," accessed April 29, 2014
- United States Census Bureau, "Frequently Asked Questions," accessed April 21, 2014