|Cedar Rapids Community School District, District 3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||September 10, 2013|
|Bachelor's||University of Illinois-Chicago|
Wenclawski earned a B.S. in Mathematics and Computer Science from the University of Illinois-Chicago. He has worked as a software developer since 1990. Wenclawski and his wife have two children who have attended district schools. He previously served on the Zoning Board of Appeals for La Grange Park, Illinois.
Wenclawski challenged incumbent Keith Westercamp for the District 3 seat on the Cedar Rapids Board of Education. He lost in the general election on September 10, 2013.
|Cedar Rapids Community School District, District 3 General Election, 4-year term, 2013|
|Nonpartisan||Keith Westercamp Incumbent||64.7%||2,178|
|Source: Linn County Election Services, "Official Summary Report," September 13, 2013|
Wenclawski pledged on his campaign website not to exceed $500 in campaign spending for the 2013 election cycle. He also noted that he would not accept donations from city officials, school board members and businesses that conducts a "significant amount of work" with the district.
Wenclawski's campaign website detailed the following goals if he is elected to the board:
Note: The above quote is from the candidate's website, which may include some typographical or spelling errors.
About the district The Cedar River cuts through the city before connecting with the Iowa River and the Mississippi River.
Cedar Rapids outperforms the rest of Iowa based on median income and higher education achievement while lagging behind the state poverty rate. The 2010 U.S. Census found that the median household income in Cedar Rapids is $51,108 compared to $50,451 for Iowa. The percentage of residents over 25 years old with undergraduate degrees is higher in Cedar Rapids (29.6%) than Iowa (24.9%). Cedar Rapids has a higher poverty rate at 12.6% than the 11.9% rate for the entire state.
- Iowa school districts
- Cedar Rapids Community School District, Iowa
- Cedar Rapids Community School District elections (2013)
- Wenclawski for School Board, "About," accessed September 3, 2013
- Wenclawski for School Board, "Campaign Funding," accessed September 3, 2013
- Wenclawski for School Board, "Goals," accessed September 3, 2013
- U.S.Census, "Quick Facts: Cedar Rapids," accessed July 25, 2013
- Linn County Election Services, "Election Results," accessed July 25, 2013