|Board member, Spartanburg County School District 6, At-Large|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 5, 2013|
|Next general||November 7, 2017|
|Spartanburg County School District 2, At-large General Election, 4-year term, 2013|
|Nonpartisan||Michael Forrester Incumbent||18.1%||957|
|Nonpartisan||Mary Lou Hightower Incumbent||17.9%||948|
|Nonpartisan||Dale Evans Incumbent||17.7%||934|
|Nonpartisan||Kevin Harrison Incumbent||17.5%||925|
|Nonpartisan||Mike Crook Incumbent||16.7%||884|
|Source: Spartanburg County, "Office of Registration and Election, accessed December 17, 2013|
Forrester reported no contributions or expenditures to the South Carolina State Ethics Commission.
As of October 22, 2013, Forrester had not received any endorsements for his campaign.
What was at stake?
Five seats on the Spartanburg School District 6 school board were at stake in the upcoming election. All five incumbents sought re-election and were the only candidates in the race.
About the district
The county underperforms the state in median household income and higher education, but outperforms the state in poverty rate. According to the 2010 Census, the median household income in Spartanburg County is $43,563 compared to South Carolina's statewide median of $44,587. The rate of residents below the poverty level in Spartanburg County is 16.2% while the state rate is 17.0%. The percentage of residents over 25 with a bachelor's degree or higher in Spartanburg County is 20.4% compared to the state average of 24.2%.
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