Lori Goins Clark
|Lori Goins Clark|
|Board member, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Board of Education, District 2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 2018|
|Bachelor's||University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill|
Clark earned her B.A. in music from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She currently works as a part-time marketing employee with Chi-fil-A. Clark has also worked as a substitute teacher at district schools since 2010. She has volunteered time with local chapters of Habitat Humanity and Red Cross as well as the PTA at her child's school. Clark and her husband, Dale, have one child currently attending district schools.
Lori Goins Clark advanced from the May 6, 2014, Republican primary against Irene May, Jeannie Metcalf, David Bryant Singletary and Dana Caudill Jones. Clark, Singletary, Metcalf and Jones faced Democratic candidates Laura Elliott and Deanna Frazier Kaplan in the general election on November 4, 2014.
|Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, District 2 General Election, 4-year term, 2014|
|Republican||Jeannie Metcalf Incumbent||19.6%||47,290|
|Republican||Lori Goins Clark||19.3%||46,588|
|Republican||Dana Caudill Jones||18%||43,608|
|Republican||David Bryant Singletary||16.2%||39,139|
|Democratic||Deanna Frazier Kaplan||14%||33,913|
|Source: North Carolina Board of Elections, "2014 General Election Results," accessed December 30, 2014|
|Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, District 2 Primary Election, 4-year term, 2014|
|Republican||Lori Goins Clark||23.3%||11,213|
|Republican||Dana Caudill Jones||19.8%||9,532|
|Republican||David Bryant Singletary||15.6%||7,505|
|Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections, " 05/06/2014 OFFICIAL PRIMARY ELECTION RESULTS - FORSYTH," May 13, 2014|
Clark has reported $600.00 in contributions and $0.00 in expenditures to the Forsyth County Board of Elections, leaving her campaign with $600.00 on hand as of April 30, 2014.
|Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, At-Large General Election, 4-year term, 2010|
|Nonpartisan||Lori Goins Clark||16.1%||32,922|
|Nonpartisan||Nancy P. Sherill||9.8%||20,056|
|Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Official Results," November 19, 2010|
Clark listed her themes for the 2014 campaign on her campaign's Facebook page:
|“||So that you who read this will know my heart, several things I VALUE in education are:
—Lori Goins Clark's campaign Facebook page, (2014) 
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 rather than a race. Citizens may report both their race and their place of origin, and as a result, the percentages in each column of the racial demographics table may exceed 100 percent.
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- Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools, North Carolina
- Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools elections (2014)
- Facebook, "LORI GOINS CLARK for School Board," accessed April 30, 2014
- Forsyth County Board of Elections, "Local Campaign Report: Board of Education," accessed April 29, 2014
- Winston-Salem Journal, "Editorial: 2014 endorsements in school board primaries," April 22, 2014
- The Winston-Salem Journal, "Endorsements 2014: WS/Forsyth school board races," October 21, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- 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
- 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. This Ballotpedia page provides a more detailed explanation of how the Census Bureau handles race and ethnicity in its surveys.
|2014 Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools Elections|
|Winston-Salem, North Carolina|
|Election date:||November 4, 2014|
|Candidates:||At-large: • Robert Barr • John M. Davenport Jr. • Katherine Fansler • German D. Garcia • Mark Johnson • Elisabeth Motsinger|
Candidates defeated in the primary: • Suzanne Carroll • Donald Dunn • Chenita Barber Johnson • Malishai Woodbury • Irene May
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