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Marvin Lucas
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Board Member, Tuscaloosa City
School Board, District 6
Incumbent
Term ends
2013
Years in position 5
Elections and appointments
First electedOctober 6, 2009
Next generalAugust 27, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Alabama
Personal
ProfessionAssistant Supervisor of Phlebotomy at DCH Regional Medical Center
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
Marvin Lucas currently represents District 6 of the Tuscaloosa City Schools Board of Education. He was first elected to the seat in 2009 and won re-election on August 27, 2013.

Biography

Lucas earned his bachelor's degree from University of Alabama. Lucas is the Assistant Supervisor of Phlebotomy at DCH Regional Medical Center. Lucas has also served as President of the Tuscaloosa City PTA Council and volunteer to assist HOSA/Medical Profession students in Tuscaloosa area schools. He has served on the Parent Leadership Academy Planning Committee for University of Alabama and as a member of Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, where he serves on the Youth Council and Audio/Visual ministries. Marvin's daughter Victoria is a student at Paul W. Bryant High School.[1]

Elections

2013

Tuscaloosa Board of Education District 6, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngMarvin Lucas Incumbent 51.9% 980
     Nonpartisan John Lollar 48.1% 909
Total Votes 1,889
Source: Fox 6 News These results are unofficial.

2009

On August 25, 2009, Lucas ran against Ginnye Capps and Mark Collins for the District 6 seat on the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education. No candidate received at least 50% of the vote making a runoff election necessary.[2]

Tuscaloosa City School Board, District 6, 2009
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngGinnye Capps 47.5% 648
     Nonpartisan Marvin Lucas 43.5% 593
     Nonpartisan Mark Collins 9% 122
Total Votes 1,363

2009 Runoff Election

The runoff election for the District 6 seat on the Tuscaloosa City Board of Education was held on October 6, 2009 between Marvin Lucas and incumbent candidate Ginnye Capps.[3]

Tuscaloosa City School Board, District 6 Runoff Election, 2009
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngMarvin Lucas 59.3% 723
     Nonpartisan Ginnye Capps 40.7% 497
Total Votes 1,220

About the District

Location

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Tuscaloosa City School district is located in Tuscaloosa County. Tuscaloosa is located northwest of the state capital, Montgomery. According to the 2010 Census, Tuscaloosa is home to 90,898 residents.[4]

Demographics

Tuscaloosa underperforms the rest of Alabama based on median household income and persons below the poverty level, but outperforms the state of Alabama in high school graduation rates. The median household income for Tuscaloosa is $34,359 when compared to $42,934 for the state of Alabama. The percentage of people below poverty level for Tuscaloosa is 29.6% while it is 17.3% for the state of Alabama. 85.3% of persons over the age of 25 have a high school degree, while 81.9% of Alabama residents have a high school degree. The 2010 U.S. Census found that 32.7% of Tuscaloosa residents aged 25 or older have a bachelor's degree, while the same rate is 22% for the state of Alabama.

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